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Planning and Community Development

Category: Management
Description:
TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY, NC IS A COMMUNITY WITH A RICH CULTURAL SCENE, GROUNDED IN TRADITION AND HISTORY AND WITH A VISION FOR THE FUTURE. WE ARE A COMMUNITY THAT HAS A WONDERFUL PUBLIC AND PRIVATE EDUCATION SYSTEM THAT PROVIDES OUR REGION WITH A WELL-TRAINED AND VIABLE WORKFORCE. TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY HAS A POPULATION OF 33,211, FEATURING OVER 250 WATERFALLS WITH THE HIGHEST, WHITEWATER REACHING A STAGGERING 411FT. FOR THE OUTDOOR ENTHUSIAST THERE ARE 1000+ MILES OF TRAILS, 300+ MILES OF CYCLING TERRITORY INCLUDING SINGLE TRACKS AND FIRE ROADS; FLY FISHING FROM THE MANY STREAMS, PRISTINE SWIMMING HOLES AND EVEN MOUNTAIN CLIMBING AT THE FAMOUS LOOKING GLASS ROCK SCALING 60FT OF GRANITE FACE ROCK. COME JOIN AND SEE WHAT OUR COMMUNITY IS ALL ABOUT! TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY SEEKS A PLANNING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR TO LEAD EFFORTS IN PLANNING, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AND RURAL TRANSIT. INCLUDING LAND USE PLANNING, ADMINISTRATION OF HOUSING AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION GRANTS AND COORDINATION WITH NCDOT ON PUBLIC AND COMMUNITY TRANSPORTATION NEEDS. PERFORMS COMPLEX PROFESSIONAL WORK PLANNING, ORGANIZING, DEVELOPING, INITIATING, AND DIRECTING ALL PLANNING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT AND RURAL TRANSIT DEPARTMENT PROGRAMS AND SERVICES INCLUDING LAND USE PLANNING, ADMINISTRATION OF HOUSING AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION GRANTS, AND COORDINATION WITH NCDOT ON PUBLIC AND COMMUNITY TRANSPORTATION NEEDS. THIS POSITION ALSO PERFORMS RELATED PROFESSIONAL, ADMINISTRATIVE AND TECHNICAL WORK AS REQUIRED. WORK INVOLVES SETTING POLICIES AND GOALS UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE COUNTY MANAGER. DEPARTMENTAL SUPERVISION IS EXERCISED OVER ALL PERSONNEL WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT. REQUIRES: BACHELOR'S DEGREE WITH COURSEWORK IN PLANNING, PUBLIC OR BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, OR RELATED FIELD AND (7) YEARS’ EXPERIENCE IN PLANNING, PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, OR COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE TO APPLY VISIT THE APPLICANT PORTAL AT: HTTPS://WWW.GOVERNMENTJOBS.COM/CAREERS/TRANSYLVANIACOUNTY
Employer: Transylvania County
Expires: 9/29/2022
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