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Planner II






Morganton - Planner II – Development & Design: An employee in this class performs planning work that provides coordinated guidance and regulation of the growth and development of the City. Work involves leading the detailed review and analysis of applications for site plan approval, special use permits, certificates of appropriateness, planned developments, landscape plans, map amendments, text amendments, subdivisions and related plans/documents. Assists property owners, developers and citizens; conducts research and studies for zoning, annexation and other issues; develops various types of maps using generally accepted software; develops publications and provides staff assistance to advisory boards and the public; provides planning consultation to other City departments. Work involves providing technical guidance with considerable public contact on issues requiring judgment, firmness, and tact. Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Planning, Public Administration, Landscape Architect, Geography or similar related field. A minimum of  three (3) to five (5) years of progressively responsible professional planning experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience in planning in the public sector. Must possess a valid NC driver’s license and an AICP certification is preferred. Target starting range is $44,898 - $52,000, depending on experience. Open until filled. Applications may be obtained online at or at the Human Resources Department, Morganton City Hall, 305 E. Union Street, Suite A-100, Morganton, NC.  Phone (828) 438-5253 EOE