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Below is a list of vacancies the City of Bozeman is currently recruiting to fill. Click on the position title to view the full description of the position, duties, pay and how to apply.

Planner II

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$24.4003 - $28.7063/hour depending on experience and qualifications
  • Posted Date:08/22/2017
  • Deadline to Apply:09/25/2017 5:00 PM


In this essential role you will be responsible for applying professional standards to current and long range city planning, particularly with respect to subdivision, site plan, and design review. You will be responsible for the administration, coordination, research, and implementation of comprehensive plans, development review codes, design guidelines, affordable housing, urban re-development, and administering municipal zoning and subdivision development ordinances. This position requires friendly and consistent customer service to a variety of groups and individuals including, but not limited to other City employees, Municipal, State, and Federal officials, representatives of neighborhood organizations, business and community organizations, architects, engineers and the general public. This includes verbal communication and professional level written reports in regard to standards and policies concerning building permits, development applications, and other various planning office activities.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Planning, Urban Design/Planning, Architecture, Geography, or a closely related field; and
  • Some (2-4 years) experience in planning, urban design, architecture, or development review; or
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work.


  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of urban design including traditional urban, neighborhood, and site design; and
  • Thorough knowledge of land use theory, urban design, economics, finance operations, land use law, demographics, environmental design, resource development, and ecology; and
  • Ability to operate a computer and related programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and database management systems; and
  • Experience using Adobe Creative Suite is desired; and
  • Thorough knowledge of the current principles and practices involved in urban planning; and
  • Thorough knowledge of modern office procedures, practices, and equipment; and
  • Thorough knowledge of subdivision platting processes; and
  • Substantial knowledge of data gathering and research techniques; and
  • Some knowledge in GIS, topographic information, and ArcMap; and
  • Ability to read and interpret architectural and engineering designs and specifications; and
  • Preference will be given to members of the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP), Registered Landscape Architects, or Registered Architects.


  • Valid Driver’s License (must obtain valid Montana Driver’s License within 60 days of employment);
  • Offers for employment conditional upon satisfactory completion of appropriate post condition offer process.


BARGAINING UNIT: MPEA (Montana Public Employee's Association)


WORK WEEK: Typically M-F 8am-5pm



  • Complete a City of Bozeman application online;
  • Attach a Cover Letter and Resume.

Class Specification: 3040 Planner II 04 2017

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