Ketchikan Gateway Borough


Regular Full Time Positions


*Resumes received without a completed Borough application will be rejected.*


Planning and Community Development

Director of Planning


Open April 16, 2014

Open until Filled


Starting salary: DOQ, $64,812 - $92,664 + excellent benefits.  Seeking a qualified individual with demonstrated abilities in current and long-range planning, community development, budgeting, personnel management, team building, and conflict resolution to lead our talented team of planning professionals.  The ideal candidate will have experience with coastal and tourist-oriented communities, policy development and implementation, and possess strong leadership and communication skills.  Qualifications preferred include a Masters Degree from an accredited college or university in Planning or Community Development in addition to five years of senior level planning or community development experience.  A.I.C.P. membership preferred.  Ketchikan is Alaska’s fourth largest community and is a world-class recreation and tourist destination.  Voted one of the nation’s best small art towns, it has a vibrant cultural heritage.  Planning issues are exciting and challenging.  For more information contact: Borough Manager’s Office, 1900 First Avenue, Suite 210, Ketchikan, Alaska 99901, 907-228-6625, or email:

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