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Hamburg Township (Livingston Co.) is hiring a Planning & Zoning Coordinator. Salary Range $46,800 to $58,500

 This position performs a variety of administrative duties and is responsible for providing customer service for the Planning and Zoning Department. The Planning & Zoning Coordinator meets the citizens and other visitors at the zoning counter and on the phone, determines their needs, answers questions, issues zoning permits, and if necessary refers them to the outside person or agency that can assist them. The coordinator should have knowledge of or a willingness to learn the township zoning ordinance, Michigan Zoning Enabling Act, and relevant job vocabulary.

Duties will include:

  • Providing information and advice to property owners, contractors, developers, engineers, architects, and others regarding land use procedures, floodplain requirements, zoning ordinances, and appeals procedures.
  • Performing routine office tasks including data entry, file management, copying, managing department calendar and answering telephone.
  • Develops and maintains automated tracking systems, hard copy files and records
  • Researching a variety of planning issues from multiple sources

Job qualifications include exceptional organization and project management skills; oral communication and interpersonal skills to explain rules and procedures clearly to the public; exceptional organization and time and project management skills; problem-solving skills to gather relevant information to solve vaguely defined practical problems; Bachelor’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning or a related field preferred.

 To apply, send letter of interest, resume, and completed Hamburg Township application form to: Mike Dolan, Township Clerk, P.O. Box 157, Hamburg, MI 48139-0157. Email: mdolan@hamburg.mi.us.