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Now Hiring: Planner
Posted on Friday January 03, 2020
Mission is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Planner. First review of resumes will be January 31st.

Job Announcement: Planner 

City of Mission, Kansas 

The City of Mission, Kansas (pop. 9,373) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Planner.  This position within the City’s Community Development Department will be responsible for professional work in current and long-range planning.  Specifically, the Planner will review and analyze various land use applications including rezoning, plats and subdivisions, special use permits, and preliminary and final site development plans; prepare reports for various review bodies; respond to zoning and development inquiries; and participate on the Development Review Committee.  The Planner will also be responsible for special planning projects as assigned including assisting with the update of the City’s Comprehensive Plan in 2020 and coordination of the Census count for the City in 2020.

The City of Mission is a first-tier suburb of Kansas City located in northeast Johnson County.  The City is currently undergoing a development renaissance with three new, significant development projects (885,000 square feet combined) approved in the past year.  It is expected that these projects will be the catalyst for future redevelopment activity.  The City is undertaking the first update of its Comprehensive Plan in almost 10 years with the intent of positioning the community for future development opportunities. The Community Development Department is also undertaking a transformation to be positioned as a high-performance group able to effectively manage development and redevelopment, building safety, and neighborhood support initiatives.  

The position of Planner will be instrumental in all of these efforts.

This is an exciting opportunity for a professional that is engaged, has initiative, and wants to be a part of something new.  The ideal candidate is an individual with the ability to multitask without overlooking details, manage multiple projects both large and small, and be firm with a diplomatic approach. 

Click here for a full job description.

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to No phone calls, please. First review of resumes will be January 31st.  The City is an EOE. 

City of Mission
6090 Woodson    Mission, KS 66202    |    City Hall: 913-676-8350    |    Community Center: 913-722-8200    |   Emergency: 911
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