The Cuyahoga County Planning Commission announces the following career opportunity

Position: Planner
Starting Salary Range: $42,000-46,000
Reports to: Manager, Planning Services
Location: 2079 East Ninth Street, Suite 5-300, Cleveland, OH  44115
Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday


The successful candidate will have the ability to assist in a wide variety of planning studies on a municipal, county and regional level.  This is an entry level position in a professional planning office.


Bachelor’s degree in urban planning or closely related field and two (2) to three (3) years of directly applicable work experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience.


Assist on plans, policies, programs and regulations regarding land use, economic development, housing, community facilities, transportation and the environment, at the municipal, county and regional level.  Collect and analyze statistical data on socio-economic trends, land use, tax base, and housing characteristics.  Conduct field evaluations, surveys, impact studies and assessments.  Assist in the review and evaluation of land use plans, zoning ordinances and amendments, subdivision plans and plats for conformance with local plans and regulations.  Create graphic designs, renderings and computer graphics and to prepare maps, reports, correspondence and presentations.  Assist in the preparation of presentation materials for meetings.  Attend occasional scheduled evening meetings.


Applications and resumes will only be accepted through the Cuyahoga County on-line process at  All job offers are made with the understanding that prospective employees pass a drug test and a criminal background investigation prior to being hired.

Applications must be received by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, September 16, 2016

Reasonable accommodation is available to all employees and applicants. If you have a disability that needs to be accommodated, please contact the Department of Human Resources/ADA Coordinator at (216) 443-7190.

Equal Opportunity Employer – Smoke-free and Drug-free Workplace.