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Village of Romeoville, Planning and Development Coordinator

Planning and Development Coordinator, Village of Romeoville, IL

The Village of Romeoville (pop. 40,000) is seeking a Planning and Development Coordinator who desires an opportunity to manage a wide variety of planning and development projects. This highly responsible position is a key member of the Village development review team and provides leadership and expertise for planning and development projects. The Village of Romeoville is a progressive community that has over 40,000 residents and a diverse economy that includes almost 40 million square feet of business park space, major commercial corridors, a variety of housing stock and redevelopment districts. The position reports to the Community Development Director.


Position Responsibilities

  • Coordinates the review of all development projects by Village staff, Commissions, and consultants.
  • Provides direction and coordinates the work of the staff planner.
  • Prepares and presents detailed analysis, recommendations and staff reports to boards and committees.
  • Manages long-range planning projects, including the maintenance of the comprehensive plan.
  • Primary staff liaison to the Planning and Zoning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals.
  • Reviews building permits, business licenses, property transfers and development plans for compliance with Village codes.
  • Assists with economic development functions, including business attraction and retention, review of incentives and facilitating projects within redevelopment districts.
  • Researches and provides information and advice to the public, developers, property owners and others regarding planning, zoning, and economic development matters.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.


Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Master’s Degree in Urban Planning or a closely related field is preferred. At least 5 years of progressively responsible experience is required. AICP certification is a plus.
  • Candidates should have demonstrated success in leading, collaborating and communicating. The ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with the public, committees, developers, and others is essential.
  • Requires general knowledge of Microsoft Office and ArcGIS software.


Benefit and Salary Information

The starting salary for this position is $93,000 to $105,000, depending on qualifications. This is a full-time position with an excellent benefit package, including health insurance, IMRF pension, vacation time, paid holidays, and sick time.


Application Process

Applications may be obtained on the Village website.


Please include a cover letter, resume and three references with your completed employment application.


Submit application and accompanying materials to:

Doris Mann, Human Resources Manager

Village of Romeoville

1050 W. Romeo Road

Romeoville, IL.  60446

815-886-7209 phone 815-886-5674 fax


Position Open until filled



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