Teton County Planning and Building ServicesJob Location:
JACKSON HOLE COMMUNITY
Teton County is a year-round resort community, located in the northwestern corner of Wyoming. In the summer, tourists experience our County as the southern gateway to Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks; while winter visitors enjoy three world class ski resorts. Approximately 97% of the land within the county is held in public ownership – National Park, National Elk Refuge, and National Forest.
Teton County is a unique place to live, offering many outdoor recreational activities, abundant wildlife, and open spaces, fine dining, and premier cultural arts offerings. Approximately 23,000 people live in Teton County, but as a resident, you quickly learn that you share your home with over 3 million visitors from all over the world. Despite this influx, Teton County maintains its western heritage and hospitality.
PLANNING & BUILDING SERVICES DEPARTMENT
The Department seeks to adaptively implement the Jackson/Teton County Comprehensive Plan and its guiding values of Ecosystem Stewardship, Growth Management, and Quality of Life. The Department provides public services related to land use and development permits, long-range community planning, building permits and inspections, zoning and enforcement, and other related services.
Our ideal candidate is a team player and detail-oriented individual who possesses the ability to prioritize and multitask, and is able to communicate technical material in both written and verbal form to a variety of individuals. The Planning and Building Services Department is structured to provide opportunities for advancement.
- Assists in the creation of new and/or updated policies, development regulations, and environmental standards to existing comprehensive plans and related documents.
- Reviewing development applications, assuring all projects recommended for approval comply with all Land Development Regulations, goals, and objectives of the comprehensive plan, and other policies of the County.
- Prepares staff reports and provides technical recommendations to the Planning Commission and Board of County Commissioners.
- Assists the long range planner with data collection, analysis, and presentation related to the comprehensive plan.
Bachelor’s degree in planning, landscape architecture, architecture, or related field; AND two years of experience with community development and planning programs; OR equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Master’s degree is desirable.
Teton County offers an excellent comprehensive benefit package 100% employer paid which includes health, vision, and dental insurance; retirement benefits; and paid vacation, sick, and holiday leave.
Hiring Range: $56,875 - $59,754
Open Until Filled; First Review: December 20, 2019
For a full job description and to apply, visit: tetoncountywy.gov/jobs.
Teton County is an equal opportunity employer. Criminal background check required.