Current Planner – Wilmington, NC | 1.16.19

Name of Employer: New Hanover County

Employer Website:

Wilmington, NC

Job title: Current Planner

Job Details / Description

New Hanover County is seeking a motivated professional to perform current planning duties in the Planning and Land Use department. This position works to ensure consistent and proper application of the County development ordinances to projects submitted to the Planning and Land Use Department for review and permitting. It requires familiarity with the different stages of the Zoning and subdivision application processes, and those applications that are subject to the Building permit process. Duties include reviewing development proposals and site plans to ensure compliance with plans, zoning codes, flood codes, and related regulations; performing with considerable independence within the scope of professional methods and procedures; conducting field investigations to ensure compliance with the development ordinance requirements; interacting with the public by responding to inquires related to development regulations; resolving citizen issues; and communicating through written and verbal representations, such meetings, reports, and observation of work.Salary: $49,236.00 Annually

Other Information:
Hours are 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Monday through Friday.
Must be available to work during emergency situations.

Job Candidate Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Planning and two years of professional level planning experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above. Master’s Degree strongly preferred.Must have excellent customer service, oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills. Must have excellent computer skills including the ability to create graphic designs, development strategies and render site plans. Experience utilizing GIS and applying statistical, algebraic or geometric knowledge in situations is preferred.

Valid NC Driver’s License
ACIP Certification must be obtained within 5 years of employment

How to Apply:

This posting will close January 29, 2019, at 11:59 pm. Applications may be filed online at


Posted on

January 16, 2019

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