Job Opening- City of Hattiesburg Planner I

A professional position is available within the City of Hattiesburg’s Department of Urban Development, Planning Division, Hattiesburg, MS.  The City serves a population of approximately 48,000 and comprises over 55 square miles within the corporate limits.  The City is also the economic engine for the Greater Hattiesburg Area serving a population of 150,000 (MSA). This is a technical position dealing with a wide variety of land use issues and official records under general supervision of the Planning Division Manager.  Responsibilities include: assist the Planning Division Manager with reports related to zoning, variances, and use permits for review by the planning commission; provide GIS services for the department; provide information to the public regarding the public hearing process, zoning and parcel map inquiries, and guidelines for new development review; advise the public on materials and documents necessary for application to the site plan review committee, planning commission, and city council as needed. A full job description can be found here:

In addition to the online application, please provide a résumé. You can submit one online with the application.

For more information, contact Ginger Maddox, Planning Division Manager, or phone 601-545-4599. For questions regarding the application process call Hattiesburg Human Resources at 601-545-4571.