Planning and Zoning Assistant Application

Planning Technician


    • Dependability and a strong work ethic.
    • Maturity and a professional attitude.
    • Competency in both oral and written communications.


    • Research and respond to requests for information.
    • Process development permits. 
    • Prepare agendas and meeting minutes. 
    • Prepare public notices and legal advertisements. 
    • Prepare narrative staff reports and written decisions.
    • Provide technical assistance and information to the public.
    • Develop and maintain various types of tracking systems. 
    • General office duties.


    • Knowledge of planning principles and practices. 
    • Knowledge of administrative procedures.
    • Knowledge of legislative procedures.
    • Basic map reading skills.
    • Above average writing skills.
    • Analytical thinking and problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to meet deadlines, conduct research, problem solve, work independently. 
    • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
    • Ability to learn, apply, and retain a wide variety of information. 


    • Experience or education in urban planning, political sciences, public policy or; 
    • Five or more years of consistent administrative experience or;
    • Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work.

    If you have curiosity, drive, and the want to learn new things and challenge yourself, this position has a lot of potential to grow and will allow you to establish a career in county government. We are happy to teach and train the right person. Above all, our office strives for a cohesive work environment. With a full time-position, Jerome County offers PERSI retirement, medical benefits, and much more.

     Accepting applications until the position is filled. 

    Veteran’s preference. Ability to speak Spanish would be a plus but is not required. Applications are available at the Jerome County Planning and Zoning Office, 300 North Lincoln, Room 200, Jerome, Idaho, or can be found on the county web-site - please mail or deliver your application to the Jerome County Planning and Zoning Office at the address above.

    SALARY:  Starting at $16.00/HR and up* 

    * With appropriate qualifications

    Applications may be submitted online, or in person at the Jerome County Planning and Zoning Office located at:

    300 N. Lincoln
    Room 200
    Jerome, ID 83338

    For additional information please call 208-644-2710

    Download Application Here

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