This position provides mapping and technical support to the Planning Division with primary technical guidance provided by the Senior Planner. For some tasks, the candidate will report to other Planning Division staff and may occasionally work with the City GIS Coordinator. The work requires compliance with frequent deadlines. Normal attention to work is required to prevent errors. Work is performed in an office setting but may require fieldwork.
The City of Puyallup is situated at the foot of Mount Rainier, just east of Tacoma and about 45 minutes south of Seattle. The city has gained prominence as a regional commercial and service center for Pierce County and continues to serve its residents and neighbors with a strong, diversified economy. With a population of approximately 41,000, the city and surrounding area offer an array of recreational and community events that make Puyallup a vibrant place to live, work and play.