Join the Team

Take your next step forward with Region 1 Planning Council, where we build consensus, communities, and camaraderie. We’re a team of friendly professionals with a passion for planning, development, and continuous learning (…and tacos, we love a good taco.) We take pride in our workplace and the positive impact we make on our region every day. Join us.


Land Use planner

The land use planner provides land use, environmental, and comprehensive planning to member organizations. This position conducts the planning process through coordination with Federal, State, local agencies and the public. 


technical writer

The part-time technical writer conducts grant research and writing.



Region 1 Planning Council is seeking interns to promote and generate interest in careers essential to achieving its mission.

Region 1 Planning Council is an Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) employer.