• Full Time
  • Craig, AK
  • $52,392 - $86,528 annual salary (DOE) with full benefits USD / Year

Website City of Craig

Position Summary
Under the direction of the City Administrator, the City Planner/Planning Director (planner)
is responsible for general planning, platting, zoning, emergency planning, economic
development, grant writing, grant administration, and code enforcement functions of the
City of Craig. The planner acts as the Clerk of the Planning Commission. The planner
represents the commission to the City Council.

Duties & Responsibilities
Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Interpret codes, statutes, ordinances and regulations with a particular
emphasis on the Craig Land Development Code.
Prepare agendas and information packets, attend, and keep minutes for all
Planning Commission meetings.
Research, apply for and administer various economic development and
emergency management grants. Assist other departments with grant writing
and management as needed.
As the city’s building official, review building permit applications, work with
applicants to ensure compliance with municipal development standards,
issue, and track building permits.
Review applications for variances, rezones, conditional use permits,
subdivisions, replats and other land use actions, and prepare reports for the
Planning Commission.
Prepare the necessary resolutions, ordinances, reports, and other
documents for the Planning Commission and/or City Council.
Notify the public of, prepare for, hold, and document public meetings and
In conjunction with the Emergency Services Department, Police Department,
Fire Department and other city departments, prepare and administer
emergency response plans.
Assist the City Administrator and other city departments with project
management for capital improvement and economic development projects.
Act as the city’s project representative on projects when assigned.

Assist other city departments in various planning activities as identified by the
City Administrator.
Manage the city’s Municipal Assessment Record System (MARS) with the
Finance Director and contract assessor.

Additional Duties
Assist the City Clerk and other staff in land related matters.
Research land records for information on land ownership, easements and
dedicated rights-of-way.
Prepare special reports, drawings, maps, and other documents for the
Planning Commission and/or City Council.
Prepare or review permits for various land and water uses and developments.
Assist with conducting the city’s Community Economic Development Strategy
Committee annual meetings and prepare the annual report for the council.
Prepare capital improvement project requests for state and federal elected
officials and grant funding agencies.
Maintain and prepare maps of the city using AutoCAD and/or ArcGIS

A bachelor’s degree in planning, rural development, public administration or related
field is preferred. Bachelor’s degree may be substituted with five (5) years of
progressively responsible experience working in government with an emphasis on
planning, code interpretation/enforcement, land use management, grant
management, and project management.

Position and Benefits
This is a full-time permanent exempt position with the City of Craig. This position
includes full benefits as outlined in the City of Craig Employee Handbook. The City of
Craig is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Additional Information

To apply for this job please visit www.craigak.com.