Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content

Assistant Planning Director

Category: Management
WHO WE ARE: The Town Of Harrisburg Is One Of The Fastest Growing Communities In North Carolina And Considered One Of The Top Ten Affluent Zip Codes In The Surrounding Region. While Growth Has Been Exponential Over The Past Ten Years, The Town Has Been Able To Maintain Its Tight Knit Community-based Mindset And Strategically Foster A Work Culture Where Customer Service Excellence Is Our #1 Priority. WHAT WE NEED: The Town Of Harrisburg Currently Has An Employment Opportunity In Our Planning Department For An Assistant Planning Director. This Is A Great Opportunity For Someone Who Is Up For The Challenge Of A Busy Planning Operation. An Employee In This Class Manages The Current Planning And Code Enforcement Functions Of The Planning Department And Assists With The Planning, Development And Implementation Of Policies And Procedures For The Effective And Efficient Operation Of These Functions. Work Involves The Exercise Of High-level Professional Planning Skills And Responsibilities In The Formation, Installation, Modification, And Improvement Of The Town's Development-related Codes, Ordinances, And Processes. Thorough Knowledge Of NC State Planning And Development Regulations And Local Development Ordinances. Superior Oral And Written Communication Skills. Administrative And Technical Supervision Is Exercised Over Professional Planners And Clerical Staff. Duties Include Consulting With Boards And Committees, Assisting With Department Budget Preparation, And Supervisory Functions Of Employment, Training, Review Of Work, And Performance Evaluation. Considerable Tact And Courtesy Required In Frequent Interactions With The Public And Development Community, Along With Excellent Public Relations Skills. Work Is Supervised By The Planning Director And Evaluated Through Conferences, Reports, And Progress On Assigned Duties, Planning Projects And Other Work-related Efforts. DESIREABLE CANDIDATE: We Are Looking For An Individual With A Bachelor’s Degree From A College Or University With Major Coursework In Planning, Geography, Landscape Architecture, Or Related Field And At Least 5 To 7 Years Of Progressively Responsible Experience In Municipal, County Or Regional Planning, Including Supervisory Experience; Or An Equivalent Combination Of Education And Experience. Master’s Degree In Planning Or Related Field And AICP (American Institute Of Certified Planners) Certification Preferred. AICP Certification Will Be Required Within 12 Months Of Hire. Must Possess A Valid NC Driver’s License. WHAT WE OFFER: An Excellent Comprehensive Benefits Package And A Desirable Place To Work Where Employees Feel Appreciated For Their Contributions. The Salary Range Is $78,382 - $116,617 And Starting Salary Will Be Dependent On Qualifications And Prior Experience. Please Submit Resume, Employment Application, References And Salary Requirements To Either Or At Https://
Employer: Town of Harrisburg
Expires: 4/10/2023