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The City of Gillette is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

If you would like to apply for a job opening, please select from the positions indicated below and complete the City of Gillette Application for Employment for that position on or before the closing date.

The City of Gillette does not accept applications for positions that are not posted nor will they be considered.  All applications for employment are accepted for advertised vacant positions only and must be received by the closing date.  No applications will be accepted or considered after 5:00 pm on the closing date of a position.

Applications are not used again for any other position; you must submit a separate application for each job opening.  If interested in multiple positions, you must submit one application per position.

Each applicant shall complete and sign an application form prior to being considered for any position. Resumes may supplement, but not replace, the City of Gillette’s official application form.

The City of Gillette’s recruiting practices shall be conducted solely on the basis of ability, merit, qualifications and competence, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability, age or any other characteristic protected by state or local law.

Any employee who has been found to have submitted false or misleading information on their application form or resume is subject to immediate termination.

Notice: The City of Gillette conducts a post offer, pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check for all positions.

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  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$52,540 - $73,607/YR
  • Posted Date:08/24/2017 2:25 PM

NATURE/PURPOSE OF WORK: Under general supervision, performs professional work in the field of planning, plan and development review for the City of Gillette.

JOB FUNCTIONS/DUTIES: The following EXAMPLES OF DUTIES are NOT intended as a comprehensive list. These provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbents may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Analyzes and reviews development proposals and applications. Reviews plans and requests for subdivisions, resubdivisions, annexations, and zoning changes. Prepares background case sheets for the Planning Commission and Board of Adjustment. Reviews and approves all residential and commercial/industrial building permit applications. Prepares elements of the City of Gillette’s Comprehensive Plan. Researches planning issues and prepares recommendations.

Organizes and facilitates meetings with developers and community groups. Introduces and discusses new development proposals and planning projects. Responds to planning questions from citizens, developers and other interested parties. Confers with and advises architects, builders, attorneys, contractors, engineers and the public on the City of Gillette’s Comprehensive Plan and/or specific plans, development policies ordinances and standards.

Designs and prepares illustrative and graphic presentation materials for public hearings and meetings. Utilizes the City’s mapping programs. Collects, records, and maintains statistical and demographic databases. Prepares a variety of planning reports, documents and correspondence. Prepares and presents technical staff reports for the Planning Commission, City Council, and other boards and commissions.

Performs other duties as assigned or required.


  • Knowledge of applicable city, county, state and Federal statutes, rules, ordinances, codes, regulations, administrative orders, case law and other governing rules and regulations.
  • Knowledge of the City’s and the Department’s policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of the principles of strategic planning.
  • Knowledge of the principles of files and records management.
  • Knowledge of the legislative process and intergovernmental relations.
  • Knowledge of the theory, principles, practices and methods of municipal planning.  
  • Skill in reading, understanding, interpreting and applying relevant city, county, state and Federal statutes, rules, ordinances, codes, regulations, administrative orders, case law and other governing rules and regulations.
  • Skill in assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects and demands.
  • Skill in assessing, analyzing, identifying and implementing solutions to complex problems.
  • Skill in preparing and presenting written and oral reports and presentations to internal and external audiences.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relations with co-workers, other City employees, representatives from other city, county, state and/or Federal agencies, the news media, general public and/or others having business with the City of Gillette.
  • Skill in operating a personal computer utilizing a variety of software and operating systems/applications.


A Bachelor’s degree in Planning, Community Development or closely related field AND two (2) years of relevant municipal planning or closely related experience OR any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.


May be required to lift and/or carry heavy, bulky supplies, materials and/or other items weighing up to 35 pounds.

May be exposed to dangerous machinery, potential physical harm, extreme weather conditions and infectious diseases.

May be required to work outside the traditional work schedule.

May be subject to call out and/or call-back.

Complete a City of Gillette application, Application Process or contact Human Resources at 201 E 5th St, Gillette, WY 82716.

Open Until Filled

Equal Opportunity Employer
The City of Gillette Conducts Pre-employment Drug Screening

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