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Village of Kenilworth, Part-time Planner

Are you seeking new challenges in your career?  Do you have experience reviewing plans, interpreting zoning code, or implementing a comprehensive plan? If you are motivated by a job well-done, have a passion for your work, and enjoy working with like-minded colleagues, the Village may have your next career opportunity waiting.


The Village of Kenilworth is seeking an experienced candidate to join its Building and Planning Division as a part-time Planner who will work approximately 20 hours per week. The work days are flexible within the traditional 8:30 am to 5 pm work day.


The Planner will provide zoning support for the Building and Planning Division. This includes conducting zoning reviews for commercial and residential projects, coordinating with other Village contractors to process development applications, interpreting Village Code, and serving as the staff liaison to the Plan Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals, Architectural Review Commission, and Building Review Commission. An aptitude for managing complex projects, strong attention to detail, and drive to deliver top-notch customer service are key attributes for success.


To be considered, candidates should have at minimum a bachelor’s degree in planning, urban design, or a related field, AICP certification, and three to five years of relevant experience. Municipal work experience is preferred.


The anticipated hourly rate for this non-exempt position is $42 +/- based upon relevant experience. Interested candidates are encouraged to send their resume, cover letter, and a listing of three professional references to: Heather McFarland, Assistant to the Village Manager, 419 Richmond Road, Kenilworth, IL 60043. ( Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled, with the initial review of applicants expected to occur on April 3, 2023.



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