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Planner I - Long Range

Category: Other
Description:
FUQUAY-VARINA, LOCATED IN SOUTHERN WAKE COUNTY WITHIN 30 MINUTES OF BOTH DOWNTOWN RALEIGH AND RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, IS ONE OF THE FASTEST-GROWING TOWNS IN NORTH CAROLINA. THE POPULATION REACHED 30,000 IN JULY 2018 AND IS EXPECTED TO APPROACH 35,000 BY 2020. FUQUAY-VARINA OFFERS A RICH QUALITY OF LIFE, AN EXTENSIVE PARK SYSTEM, TWO VIBRANT DOWNTOWNS POISED FOR SIGNIFICANT NEW INVESTMENT, AND A COMMITMENT TO MAINTAINING AND ENHANCING ITS HISTORIC CHARM AND SENSE OF PLACE. PLANNER I – LONG-RANGE THIS POSITION PROVIDES PLANNING- AND ZONING-RELATED CUSTOMER SERVICE TO DESIGN PROFESSIONALS, CONTRACTORS, DEVELOPERS AND CITIZENS. THE PLANNER I WILL BE ACTIVELY INVOLVED IN THE COLLECTION AND INTERPRETATION OF PHYSICAL, ECONOMIC, AND SOCIAL STATISTICAL DATA NEEDED IN DEVELOPING LONG-RANGE PLANS AND PROJECTS FOR THE TOWN OF FUQUAY-VARINA. THIS POSITION INCLUDES A GREAT DEAL OF INTERACTION WITH THE PUBLIC AND OTHER TOWN DEPARTMENTS. TYPICAL FUNCTIONS • PROVIDE TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE TO THE COMMUNITY AND DEVELOPMENT PARTNERS RELATED TO THE TOWN’S LAND DEVELOPMENT ORDINANCE, INCLUDING ZONING AND SUBDIVISION STANDARDS. • WORK COLLABORATIVELY WITH TOWN STAFF TO SOLVE COMMON PROBLEMS AND ADVANCE ORGANIZATION-WIDE INITIATIVES. • PROVIDE RESEARCH AND INPUT INTO THE DEVELOPMENT OF ORDINANCES, POLICIES, AND PROCEDURES. • UTILIZE ARCGIS TO PREPARE MAPS, CHARTS, GRAPHS, AND OTHER GRAPHIC PRESENTATIONS THAT ILLUSTRATE STUDY FINDINGS AND VARIOUS OTHER PROJECTS. • WORK AND INTERACT DAILY WITH THE GENERAL PUBLIC IN THE FORM OF WALK-INS, TELEPHONE CALLS, AND PUBLIC MEETINGS. • ATTEND BOARD MEETINGS AND PRESENT PLANNING RELATED MATTERS THAT INCLUDES ZONING, SUBDIVISIONS, TEXT AMENDMENTS, AND OTHER INFORMATION AS REQUIRED. TYPICAL KNOWLEDGE • UNDERSTANDING OF ZONING CONCEPTS AND MUNICIPAL FUNCTIONS. • EXPERIENCE IN PUBLIC SPEAKING, MEETING FACILITATION AND/OR WORKING WITH ELECTED AND APPOINTED BOARDS. • ABILITY TO PREPARE MAPS AND DATA USING ARCGIS. • ABILITY TO WORK INDEPENDENTLY AND MULTI-TASK. • PROFICIENCY IN MICROSOFT OFFICE SUITE. • EXPERIENCE WITH GRAPHIC SOFTWARE INCLUDING INDESIGN AND SKETCHUP PREFERRED. • GENERAL KNOWLEDGE OF FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL REGULATIONS RELATED TO DEVELOPMENT. • ABILITY TO INTERACT AND COMMUNICATE EFFECTIVELY WITH THE GENERAL PUBLIC, DEVELOPMENT COMMUNITY, AND TOWN AND OTHER GOVERNMENTAL STAFF. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN PLANNING, OR A RELATED FIELD SUPPLEMENTED BY AN INTERNSHIP AT A MUNICIPAL PLANNING DEPARTMENT; OR ONE YEAR OF EXPERIENCE THAT INCLUDES INTERPRETING REGULATORY ORDINANCES, DEVELOPING MAPS, AND REVIEWING PLANS; OR ANY EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE. FOR FURTHER INFOR​ATION AND REQUIREMENTS PLEASE VISIT OUT WEBSITE WWW.FUQUAY-VARINA.ORG.
Employer: Town of Fuquay-Varina
Expires: 2/22/2019
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