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Senior Planner

Category: Other
The Town Of Harrisburg, NC Has An Opening In Our Planning Department For A Senior Planner. This Position Performs Intermediate To Complex Planning Work For Current And Long-range Planning Efforts. This Is A Great Opportunity For Someone Who Is Up For The Challenge Of A Busy Planning Operation. Work Includes Reviewing Comprehensive Plan Amendments, Re-zonings, Subdivision, And Development Plans For Compliance With Town Regulations; Conducting Site Inspections For Zoning, Landscape, And Architectural Requirements; Preparing Staff Reports And Making Presentations To Various Boards; And Assisting With Special Projects. The Senior Planner Will Also Participate In The Development Review Process By Meeting With Developers And Architects; Reviewing Various Aspects Of Land And Site Development Projects; Coordinating The Review Process With Other Internal Departments For Review And Recommendations; Assisting With Preparation Of Agenda And Information Packets For The Town Council, Planning And Zoning Board And Board Of Adjustment For Rezonings, Annexations, Subdivisions, Text Amendments, And Other Requests Required For Board And Council Review And Approval; Maintain GIS Data Layers For Multiple Department Projects; Create Data And Display In Map Form For Town Departments; And Work With Various Data Types, Processing Information For Elected And Appointed Boards To Assist With Decision Making. The Senior Planner Serves As The Staff Liaison To The Town Council, Planning Board And Board Of Adjustment. Requires Considerable Knowledge Of GIS Systems Including Application Of Software, Hardware, And Peripherals To Planning Needs; Ability To Read And Understand The Town’s Development Regulations, Including The Harrisburg Unified Development Ordinance (UDO); Skill In Public Speaking And Meeting Facilitation; Skill In Communicating Ordinance Requirements To The Public, Developers, Builders, Real Estate Brokers, Property Owners, Etc. Requires A Bachelor’s Degree In Urban Planning, Architecture, Or A Related Field: Preferably A Master’s Degree In Planning Or Closely Related Field. Also Requires A Minimum Of Five To Eight Years’ Experience In Local Government Planning; Or An Equivalent Combination Of Education And Experience. American Institute Of Certified Planners (AICP) Certification Required. Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) Accreditation Preferred Or Ability To Obtain Within A Year. Must Have A Valid NC Driver’s License. Excellent Comprehensive Benefits Package And A Desirable Place To Work. Starting Salary Range Is $62,701 - $76,465 Dependent Upon Qualifications And Experience. Please Submit Resume, Employment Application, References And Salary Requirements To Either Or At Https://
Employer: Town of Harrisburg
Expires: 6/2/2024