Employment Opportunities

Available Positions:



General Purpose: 

Appointed position which performs routine clerical, administrative, and data processing work in the area  of utility billing, Town budget, and records. Collects receipts and processes customer inquiries. 

Supervision Received: 

Reports to the Clerk-Treasurer and works at his/her pleasure. 

Supervision Exercised: 


Other Duties may Include- 

_ Prepare and mail all correspondence required for the non-payment of bills 

_ Prepare bank deposits and maintain checking 

_ Maintain office equipment and supplies  

_ Attend meetings as required or assigned by the Clerk-Treasurer  

_ Assist in preparing bi-weekly payroll for Town employees. 

_ Other duties as assigned. 

_ Maintain and order office supplies. 

_Accounts payable and accounts receivable 

_Acquiring and inputting a W-9 from new vendors 

_Assist in balancing 10 bank accounts 

Desired Minimum Qualifications: 

Education and Experience: 

Graduation from a high school or GED equivalent required.  

Some college coursework completed in business, accounting, or related field highly preferred.  Consideration made for specialized course work in general office practices such as typing, filing,  computers, accounting and bookkeeping, and two (2) years of data entry or other office work experience,  or any equivalent combination of related education and experience. 

Ability to enter data accurately; ability to establish effective working relationships with employees and  supervisors; ability to work efficiently; ability to work with the public. 

Proficient in Excel and Word. 

Back up to the Utility office. 

Tools and Equipment Used: 

Personal Computer, copy machine, 10-key calculator, telephone, email, Keystone Billing, Fund, Utility and Payroll Software 

Physical Demands: 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to  successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to  enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this  job, the employee is frequently required to sit and stand; use hands to finger, handle, or operate objects,  tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk, talk or  hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or moved up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities  required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable  individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

The primary environment is an office environment. The noise level in the work environment can be somewhat noisy. 

Position Title:                 Senior Planner

Department:                  Administration

Work schedule:               Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm (plus some evening meetings)

Status:                               Full Time

FLSA Status:                     Exempt

Planning Duties/Responsibilities

  • Facilitates community planning initiatives through identifying and guiding development opportunities to be consistent with the current zoning ordinances and the Town’s Comprehensive Plan.
  • Interprets comprehensive plan, zoning ordinances, and subdivision ordinances.
  • Reviews Town codes and regulations for compliance with state and federal requirements.
  • Knowledge of Town codes and ordinances as well as related state and federal statutes and regulations.
  • Knowledge of the comprehensive and strategic planning processes.
  • Executes strategies in planning, zoning, economic and community development in coordination with the Town Manager.
  • Identifies, secures and coordinates resources necessary to implement community development programs and potential funding opportunities.
  • Assist with grant application submissions.
  • Meet with prospective/current developers to ensure all written agreements are being adhered to per legal counsel and Town policies/procedures.
  • Represents Town in all Plan Commission-related meetings, Redevelopment Commission, Stormwater Management Board, Board of Zoning Appeals and Council Meetings.
  • Conducts Technical Review Commission meetings with applicable Town employees and relevant parties in preparation of monthly Plan Commission meetings.
  • Ensures that Town, federal, and state codes are followed, regulating the development review and design standards are followed and met.
  • Oversees employees that work in planning, zoning, inspections and enforcement areas.
  • Field Inspectors reports to this position.
  • Ensures that field inspectors are educated and trained to do their job effectively and responsibly.
  • Reviews Town permit applications for approval.

Education and Qualification Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in planning or related field and a minimum of two (2) years of professional planning experience. Relevant professional experience may be considered in lieu of the required degree.
  • Ability to effectively and professionally deal with other people.
  • Ability to communicate well, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to make formal presentations before boards, Town Councils, commissions, citizen’s committees, and other special interest groups using charts, maps, and graphic illustrations.
  • Knowledge of Town codes and ordinances as well as related state and federal statutes and regulations
  • Knowledge of governmental operations.
  • Knowledge of the comprehensive and strategic planning processes.
  • Ability to research and analyze data and ordinances to develop conclusions based upon resulting information.

Please email your job resume and any other documents to townmanager@nullwhitelandin.us

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Town of Whiteland
Administrative and Town Hall Business Hours


Regular office and utility hours are Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

549 Main Street, Whiteland, IN 46184
(317) 535-5531

After-hours utility emergencies:
(317) 530-0222


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