Indiana Chapter - American Planning Association

Jobs and Internships

Job and Internship Postings

APA-Indiana will post any job and internship openings. The fee for a job posting is $50 for two weeks and then $25 for each additional week. Fees must be paid in full before the job is posted on the website. A check may be mailed to the association, or a credit card payment can be taken over the phone. (317) 396-0002 EXT 2. Internships may be posted for no fee.

For opportunities around the country and around the world visit: APA Jobs Online. To submit a job posting, please email Tish Dickerson with The Corydon Group, our Chapter Administrator, at

Position: Urgent-Community Planners
 Planate Management Group
Location: Crane, Indiana
Details: Planate Management Group (a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business) is currently staffing for Community Planners in Crane, Indiana. This is in support of the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Mid-Atlantic, Asset Management Business Line. To apply click here
Posted: February 19, 2018-March 5, 2018

Position: Code Enforcement/Planner
 Department of Planning and Zoning
Location: City of Lebanon
Details: This position is an entry-level position that serves as a Planner and Code Enforcement Officer for the City of Lebanon Department of Planning & Zoning. In addition to supporting code enforcement efforts throughout the city, this employee will also provide support to the Planning Staff with day-to-day activities and special projects. This may include building permit and plan review, Plan Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals application review and staff reports, and special projects such as the 2018 Comprehensive Plan update. The employee will also be expected to interact on a regular basis with the general public in regard to code enforcement cases and current planning projects. To apply click here                                                                Posted: February 12, 2018-March 12, 2018

Position: Development Services Manager
 Planning and Transportation Department
Location: City of Bloomington
Details:Prepares oral and written reports for and regularly makes presentations to various commissions, including the Plan Commission, Board of Zoning Appeals, and the Bloomington Common Council. Provides guidance in response to complex or unusual citizen inquiries. Supervises staff review of building permit applications. Consults with adjacent property owners, developers, and neighborhood organizations regarding development and zoning matters. Provides intergovernmental coordination for various City concerning development review and zoning matters. Testifies in court. Prepares affidavits, property transfer letters, and zoning commitments. Reviews subdivision plats submitted for preliminary and final approval and reports findings for action. Reviews subdivision plats. Assists in development of unified development ordinance amendments. Manages staff within the Development Services division of the Planning and Transportation Department. To apply click here                                                                                                                                   Posted: February 1, 2018-February 15, 2018

Position: Senior Planner-Regional Transportation
 Department of Metropolitan Development
Location: City of Indianapolis and Marion County
Details:Under the direction of the Principal Planner for the Regional Transportation Planning Section, the position is responsible for administering the development of the regional transportation plan, which is one of the core elements of the MPO’s work program.To apply click here                                                                        Posted: February 1, 2018-February 15, 2018

Position: Floodplain Manager
 City of Columbus-Bartholomew County Planning Department
Location: City of Columbus-Bartholomew
Details: The Floodplain Manager serves as the Planning Department’s primary source of knowledge on community floodplain management, the National Flood Insurance Program, and floodplain development regulations. This includes serving as the primary point of contact with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources and the Federal Emergency Management Agency. It also includes maintaining a detailed understanding of IDNR and FEMA requirements, policies, programs, training opportunities, and resources. The Floodplain Manager shall also be responsible for the implementation and periodic review and update of the Columbus Flood Risk Management Plan and the Columbus Flood Response and Evacuation Plan. The Floodplain Manager shall further oversee the administration and enforcement of all local floodplain regulations. They shall also have responsibility for Department files, reports, and data regarding floodplain issues, programs, developments, and regulations. To apply click here
Posted: January 31, 2018-February 19, 2018

Position: MPO Transportation Planner
 Planning and Transportation Department
Location: City of Bloomington
Details: Provides Planning Department staff support to three different committees of the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO): the Citizens Advisory Committee, Technical Advisory Committee, and the Policy Committee.  Prepares agendas, public hearing packets, oral and written staff reports, and public meeting facilitation. Conducts socio-economic data analysis and Traffic Analysis Zone analysis in association with the City Planning Department’s travel demand forecast model. Assists with the development and implementation of the MPO’s Metropolitan Transportation Plan (Long Range Transportation Plan). Prepares and administrates the MPO’s multi-year Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). Administrates the MPO’s Quarterly Tracking Review program to monitor the progress of all TIP projects. Prepares all MPO billings for federal grant monies, and processes appropriate documentation on a quarterly basis. Works with the City Engineering Department on monitoring roadway congestion, levels of service, crashes, and volume counting for recommendations to improve the City’s transportation network. Represents MPO for all transit planning activities, including the processing of Bloomington Transit reimbursement claims and the review of special studies regarding the provision of transit services. To apply click here
Posted: January 31, 2018-February 14, 2018

Position: Planner I
 Department of Development Services
Location: Town of Brownsburg
Details: Employee serves as a Planner for the Department of Development Services, primarily focused in the implementation of the Town’s Geographic Information System (GIS); and assisting in providing technical assistance, support, and information to the department and to the public in regards to current planning projects. Work is performed under the supervision of the Senior Planner. To apply click here
Posted: January 22, 2018-February 22, 2018