Community & Economic Development Planner & Grant Writer

City of Kewaunee

Kewaunee, WI

The City of Kewaunee, Wisconsin is currently accepting applications for the full time position of Community & Economic Development Planner & Grant Writer.

This is a key management position responsible for the planning, marketing and research work in developing, maintaining and implementing the City's many plans.

Position provides technical assistance to the Common Council, Plan Commission and works closely with the Zoning Administrator on economic and community development matters vital to the city's future development. In the short term the position will develop the City's Harbor Master Plan.

In the long term, the position shall take the lead on completing the tasks demarcated in the City's Comprehensive Plan, Park and Outdoor Recreation Plan, Waterfront Plan, Integrated Planning Document and Retail Market Analysis.

The position is also tasked with developing funding proposals in pursuit of city plans and creating relationships to assist in funding efforts. General responsibilities include coordinating and implementing actionable work items, that support commercial, office and industrial development; business attraction; business retention; development of public facilities and infrastructure; small business development initiatives; and other economic development, redevelopment or capital improvement programs or projects.

A job application and complete job description may be obtained at Kewaunee City Hall, 401 Fifth Street, Kewaunee, WI 54216, or on the city website:

A completed application, cover letter, resume along with five work-related references are to be mailed to Kewaunee City Hall and are due by 4:30 p.m. October 22, 2018.

Experience Level
Mid I (1-4 years)
AICP Level
Planning Management, Budgeting, and Finance
Salary Range
Minimum starting salary $45,000

Contact Information

Kewaunee, WI
United States