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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. PAY RANGE $49,364.00-$51,832.00
Employer: Town of Fuquay-Varina
Expires: 12/6/2019
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