The Village of Mukwonago is looking for a collaborative, creative, and energetic Community Planner to promote economic growth in the community through planning strategies designed to maintain and enhance the Village’s quality of life. Assisting with the orderly and proper land use and development of the residential, commercial, and manufacturing tax base, the Community Planner will coordinate the efforts of the Village Planning Commission, Board of Zoning Appeals, and Inspections function. The position also assists the Economic Development Director in developing and implementing proactive planning, zoning, land use, and economic development strategies, requiring advanced professional planning experience of high complexity and variety.


This position is significantly involved with larger, more complex development planning and land use initiatives, including Village-led developments and facilitating private development through the application and approval process. The Community Planner oversees Building Inspection staff and may supervise other small teams focused on specific development or planning initiatives at the direction of the Economic Development Director.


The weekly work schedule is normally 40 hours in duration, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., but may be extended in the event of emergency, disaster, workload, administrative obligations, or work in progress.  The position requires attendance at regular evening meetings.


This is a non-exempt position.  Salary range: $71,700 – $95,985 $ (DOQ), plus an excellent benefits package containing Wisconsin Retirement System contributions, deferred compensation, longevity pay, tuition reimbursement, health insurance, flexible spending accounts, vacation, personal days, and compensatory time.


Applications and job description may be obtained at Mukwonago Village Hall, 440 River Crest Ct. Mukwonago WI 53149 or online.  Applications will be accepted until April 30th.

You can access the online job description and application here:  Job Description  |  Job Application


Located in Southern Waukesha County, the Village of Mukwonago ( resides at the intersection of lifeleisure and economic leadership ( Demographic studies show economic, education and spending levels rank near the very top of all Wisconsin communities with higher than average income, education level, and housing values. Ranked as one of Wisconsin’s best communities to raise a family in 2015, Mukwonago also ranks in the top 8% of state school districts.