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Planner II - Current Planning

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 TOWN ESTIMATES THAT ITS POPULATION REACHED 30,000 IN JULY 2018. FUQUAY-VARINA OFFERS A RICH QUALITY OF LIFE, WITH 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. HERE WE GROW AGAIN! PLANNER II – CURRENT PLANNING THE PURPOSE OF THIS POSITION IS TO PROVIDE PLANNING- AND ZONING-RELATED CUSTOMER SERVICE TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC, DESIGN PROFESSIONALS, DEVELOPERS, AND THE LIKE. THE PLANNER II WILL BE ACTIVELY INVOLVED IN PROVIDING REVIEW FOR TECHNICAL COMPLIANCE WITH DEVELOPMENT PLANS; EXPLAINING AND ADVISING THE CUSTOMERS ON SUBDIVISION, TRANSPORTATION, ZONING, LAND USE, AND OTHER PLANNING-RELATED ISSUES; AND SUPPORTING THE GENERAL CURRENT PLANNING NEEDS OF THE TOWN. DUTIES INCLUDE: • REVIEW OF SUBDIVISION PLATS, SITE PLANS, AND OTHER DEVELOPMENT PLANS FOR TECHNICAL COMPLIANCE WITH THE TOWN’S LAND DEVELOPMENT ORDINANCE • PREPARE AND MANIPULATE MAPS, CHARTS, GRAPHICS, AND OTHER DATA TO ILLUSTRATE VARIOUS NEEDS RELATED TO THE TOWN’S PLANNING EFFORTS USING ARCGIS • ASSIST IN UPDATING DETAILED LAND USE- AND DEVELOPMENT-RELATED DATA AND MAPS • ATTEND BOARD MEETINGS AND PRESENT PLANNING-RELATED MATTERS THAT INCLUDES ZONING, SUBDIVISIONS, TEXT AMENDMENTS, AND OTHER INFORMATION AS REQUIRED • WORK WITH THE GENERAL PUBLIC IN BOTH DAILY INTERACTION IN PERSON AND BY TELEPHONE, AND IN PUBLIC MEETINGS • PROVIDE RESEARCH AND INPUT INTO THE DEVELOPMENT OF ORDINANCES, POLICIES, AND PROCEDURES FOR THE TOWN AND DEPARTMENT • WORK COLLABORATIVELY WITH OTHER STAFF AND DEPARTMENTS TO SOLVE COMMON PROBLEMS AND ADVANCE ORGANIZATION-WIDE INITIATIVES • OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN PLANNING OR RELATED FIELD, ALTHOUGH A MASTER’S DEGREE IS PREFERRED. A MINIMUM OF ONE YEAR WORKING IN A MUNICIPAL PLANNING OFFICE. ADVANCED SKILLS IN COMPUTER SOFTWARE AND PROFICIENT IN MICROSOFT OFFICE SUITE AND ARCGIS. SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: • UNDERSTANDING OF SUBDIVISION AND ZONING CONCEPTS, AS WELL AS MUNICIPAL FUNCTIONS • EXPERIENCE IN PUBLIC SPEAKING, MEETING FACILITATION AND/OR WORKING WITH ELECTED AND APPOINTED BOARDS • ABILITY TO PREPARE MAPS AND ANALYZE DATA USING ARCGIS • ABILITY TO WORK INDEPENDENTLY AND MULTI-TASK • EXPERIENCE WITH GRAPHIC SOFTWARE SUCH AS INDESIGN AND SKETCHUP PREFERRED • SKILL IN ORGANIZING DEPARTMENT’S WORK, MANAGING DEADLINES, AND MAINTAINING ATTENTION TO DETAIL IN A HIGH-GROWTH, FAST-PACED ENVIRONMENT. • ABILITY TO INTERACT AND COMMUNICATE EFFECTIVELY WITH THE GENERAL PUBLIC, DEVELOPMENT COMMUNITY, AND TOWN AND OTHER GOVERNMENTAL STAFF. HIRING RATE: $51,832
Employer: Town of Fuquay-Varina
Expires: 5/12/2019
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