Assistant Planning Director – Wake Forest, NC

Name of Employer: Town of Wake Forest

Employer Website:

Job title: Assistant Planning Director

Job Location: Wake Forest, NC

Job Details / Description

Minimum Starting Salary: $65,956

Job Candidate Qualifications

The Town of Wake Forest seeks an energetic and team oriented individual for the position of Assistant Planning Director. Work involves high level professional planner responsibilities in the formation, installation, modification and improvement of the Town’s development-related codes and ordinances. Administrative and technical supervision is exercised over professional planners and/or clerical staff. The successful candidate will manage the current planning and development services section of the department which includes code enforcement, flood prevention, plan review, development permit issuance and zoning administration. The individual in this position also prepares, reviews and edits agenda material for Planning Board, Technical Review Committee, Board of Adjustment and Design Review Board. The ideal candidate will handle department personnel matters, facilitate sensitive and complex development and zoning related issues; oversee consultant contracts; lead the Town’s annexation program; and develop and processes UDO and code of ordinances text amendments.

Education: Graduation from a four-year college or university with a major in urban and regional planning, geography, landscape architecture or related field with considerable professional planning experience, including supervisory experience. A master’s degree in urban planning or related field is preferred. AICP certification is required or the ability to be obtained within one year of employment. Hours of work: Monday- Friday, 8:00am- 5:00pm.

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Posted on

January 23, 2017

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