Associate Planner/ Senior Planner Gallatin County, Montana (Open until filled)

Montana’s fastest-growing county seeks an experienced land use planner, with strong technical and project management skills to assist Gallatin County with its land use planning objectives. Gallatin County is looking for an Associate Planner or Senior Planner who will work closely with the Planning Director, other staff, and a variety of stakeholders to focus on long-range planning, inter-jurisdictional coordination, regulation maintenance, public outreach, and other related activities.

This is an excellent opportunity for a talented professional to make a difference in an organization constantly seeking ways to provide excellent services to a fast-growing community. The position assists the Planning Director with development and implementation of policy, and fulfillment of various regulatory and statutory duties. The position interacts extensively with the public and a wide range of community stakeholders, and will work closely with elected officials and several planning-related boards.


Hiring salary ranges from $48,339-53,227 DOQ for an Associate Planner and from $57,636-$63,752 DOQ for a Senior Planner. Gallatin County also offers an excellent benefits package including an Optional Health Benefits Plan where premiums for full-time employees are 100% covered by Gallatin County and spouses and families can be added at extremely reasonable rates. Employees receive ten (10) paid holidays per year as well as 12 paid days of sick time and 3 weeks of paid vacation time. Gallatin County employees participate in a mandatory retirement plan through the Montana Public Employee Retirement System (PERS). We also offer an optional Deferred Compensation Plan and Flexible Spending Accounts.


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