Employer: New Hanover County
Employer website: https://www.nhcgov.com/
Job title: Long Range Planner
New Hanover County is seeking a motivated professional to perform long range planning duties in the Planning and Land Use
Department. This position works in coordination with the current
and long range planning team to implement New Hanover County’s Comprehensive Plan and other projects and initiatives to promote more efficient development patterns within unincorporated New Hanover County. Duties include evaluating and preparing written reports on amendments to long-range plans, development codes, the Official Zoning Map, and other related proposals; serving as a staff liaison in a variety of long-range planning focus areas, including transportation; preparing technical studies and reports; and preparing or assisting in the
preparation of grant applications.
The current salary range for this position is $49,236 – $83,701. The hiring range for this position
is $49,236 – $66,469 plus a competitive benefits package. Salary will be determined based on qualifications, internal equity, budget, and market considerations.
Job Candidate Qualification
This position requires strong analytical skills, competence in
managing multiple ongoing projects, building and developing partnerships with stakeholders to
ensure the comprehensive plan vision is achieved; and the ability to clearly communicate technical information through written reports, memorandums, and presentations.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Planning or related field and two years of professional level 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 communications skills, and interpersonal skills. Must have excellent computer skills, including the ability to create graphic designs and professional documents. Experience in zoning administration, development review, transportation planning, GIS, and implementation of a comprehensive plan is preferred. Must have good driving record.
How to Apply
Please visit https://humanresources.nhcgov.com/commitment/ to see the full position description and to learn how to apply.
Closing Date: 05/20/19 at 11:59 PM