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Planning Director

Category: Management
The Town Of Benson Is Seeking Its Next Planning Director. The Planning Director Performs Professional Technical, Administrative, And Supervisory Work Directing The Land Use Planning, Zoning, Community Development, And Code Enforcement Functions Of The Town. This Position Directs The Planning And Zoning Activities In The Town To Ensure Coordinated Guidance And Regulation Of Growth And Development. Work Involves A Variety Of Professional Planning Activities Including Comprehensive Plan Review Of Development And Land Use Applications; Zoning, Site Plan And Environmental Review; Enforcement Of Zoning And Related Codes; Grants Management And Administration; Providing Professional Support To Town Boards And Committees; Providing Technical Assistance And Administrative Guidance To Town Staff And The Public; Providing Guidance For The Orderly Long-range Growth, Appropriate Land Use, And Current Development Of The Town; Issuing Permits; Maintaining And Updating Planning Documents; And Supervising Staff Involved In Building And Code Enforcement. Education, Experience And Requirements: Graduation From An Accredited College Or University With A Bachelor’s Degree In Planning, Public Administration Or Related Field And Considerable Professional Experience In Public Sector Planning; Or An Equivalent Combination Of Education And Experience. Possession Of A Valid North Carolina Driver’s License And Possession Of Zoning Certification. Possession Of AICP Certification Is Preferred. Job Description: A Complete Job Description Can Be Found On The Town Of Benson Website At Http:// Salary And Benefits: The Salary Range For The Position Is $61,125 To $94,744, Depending On Qualifications. Benefits Include Paid Participation In The North Carolina State Health Plan, Paid Dental, Vision And Life Insurance, 5% 401(K) Contribution, 13 Paid Holidays And 2-weeks Paid-time Off Per Year, And An Abundant Wellness Program That Includes Incentives. This Position Is Open Until Filled. Applicants Must Submit A Town Of Benson Application, Resume And At Least Three Work Related References. The Town Of Benson Application Can Be Obtained At Town Hall Or Printed From The Town’s Website: Http:// Applications, Resumes And References Must Be Mailed To P.O. Box 69, Benson, NC 27504-0069, Hand Delivered To 303 East Church Street, Benson, NC 27504 Or Emailed To Scott Tart, Town Of Benson Human Resources Director, At The Town Of Benson Is An Equal Opportunity Employer.
Employer: Town of Benson
Expires: 3/12/2024