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Planning & Development Director

Category: Management
Description:
PERFORMS COMPLEX PROFESSIONAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE WORK DIRECTING THE ACTIVITIES OF THE PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT DEPT.; FACILITATES THE MEETINGS OF THE ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT AND THE PLANNING BOARD; AND WORKS CLOSELY WITH THE TOWN’S LAND USE COMMITTEE, UNDER THE DIRECT SUPERVISION OF THE TOWN MANAGER. RESPONSIBLE FOR PLANNING, ZONING, WATERSHED, FLOODPLAIN, AND ALL OTHER RELATED DEVELOPMENT AND LAND USE PROGRAMS FOR THE TOWN. JOB REQUIREMENTS ARE: THOROUGH KNOWLEDGE OF NORTH CAROLINA’S GENERAL STATUTES AND PLANNING LAW; GRADUATION FROM AN ACCREDITED COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY WITH A BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN PLANNING OR CLOSELY RELATED FIELD WITH A MASTER’S DEGREE BEING A PLUS; CURRENTLY CERTIFIED OR HAS THE ABILITY TO OBTAIN CERTIFICATION BY THE NC ASSOCIATION OF ZONING OFFICIALS; EXPERIENCE WITH NORTH CAROLINA PLANNING AND ZONING LAWS; MUST BE PROFICIENT IN MICROSOFT WORD AND EXCEL SOFTWARE; ABILITY TO ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN EFFECTIVE WORKING RELATIONSHIPS WITH TOWN EMPLOYEES, ELECTED AND APPOINTED OFFICIALS, OTHER AGENCIES, AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC. OPEN UNTIL FILLED. APPLICATIONS AND COMPLETE JOB DESCRIPTION ARE AVAILABLE AT THE TOWN HALL OR ON OUR WEBSITE AT WWW.HIGHLANDSNC.ORG. RESUMES ARE ACCEPTED IN ADDITION TO A COMPLETED APPLICATION. THE TOWN OF HIGHLANDS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
Employer: Town of Highlands
Expires: 4/1/2019
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