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THE TOWN OF NORTH WILKESBORO, POP. 4,300, IS LOCATED IN THE FOOTHILLS OF THE BEAUTIFUL BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS, A HAVEN FOR OUTDOOR ENTHUSIASTS AND NATURE LOVERS. NORTH WILKESBORO IS A FULL-SERVICE TOWN PROVIDING FOR POLICE, FIRE, PARKS AND RECREATION, PLANNING, PUBLIC WORKS, AND ADMINISTRATION. THE TOWN IS INVOLVED IN MANY GREAT PROJECTS AND HAS AN ADOPTED ANNUAL TOTAL BUDGET OF OVER $10.4 MILLION. THE TOWN NOW SEEKS A PROFESSIONAL LOCAL GOVERNMENT PRACTITIONER TO BECOME ITS NEXT TOWN PLANNER. THE TOWN PLANNER MANAGES AND DIRECTS THE WORK RELATED TO DEVELOPMENT, PLANNING, ZONING, BUILDING PERMITTING AND INSPECTIONS AND OTHER REGULATORY COMPLIANCE, AND OTHER RELATED PROGRAMS. WORK INVOLVES PROVIDING GUIDANCE FOR THE ORDERLY LONG-RANGE GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE TOWN AND ISSUANCE OF PERMITS. CURRENTLY, CODE ENFORCEMENT IS CONTRACTED. WORK INVOLVES EXTENSIVE PUBLIC CONTACT EXPLAINING POTENTIAL AND ALLOWABLE LAND USES AND REQUIRES COORDINATION WITH OTHER DEPARTMENTS, BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, AND THE PUBLIC. MUST POSSESS THE VISUAL ACUITY TO PREPARE AND ANALYZE DATA AND FIGURES, EXAMINE AND WORK WITH MAPS, CHARTS, AND DETAILED MATERIALS, AND PERFORM VISUAL INSPECTIONS. THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE GRADUATION FROM A COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY WITH A BS IN PLANNING OR RELATED FIELD AND EXPERIENCE AS A PLANNER, PREFERABLY AT THE MUNICIPAL OR COUNTY LEVEL. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL HOLD A MASTER’S DEGREE IN PLANNING OR RELATED FIELD AND HAVE CONSIDERABLE PROFESSIONAL AND MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE IN URBAN PLANNING. AN AICP DESIGNATION OR WORKING TOWARD THE DESIGNATION IS EXPECTED. APPLICATIONS AND A FULL JOB DESCRIPTION WITH A LIST OF JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES CAN BE SEEN AT NORTH WILKESBORO TOWN HALL OR REQUESTED BY E-MAIL AT PAYROLL@NORTH-WILKESBORO.COM. MAIL COMPLETED APPLICATIONS WITH RESUME’ TO ED EVANS, TOWN MANGER P.O. BOX 218 NORTH WILKESBORO, NC 28659, OR BY E-MAIL TO TOWNMANAGER@NORTH-WILKESBORO.COM OR HAND DELIVER TO 832 MAIN STREET NORTH WILKESBORO. SALARY RANGE IS $45,094 - $72,030 PER YEAR. OPEN UNTIL FILLED, BUT FIRST REVIEW WILL BEGIN ON APRIL 29. EEO
Employer: Town of North Wilkesboro
Expires: 5/9/2019
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