Planner (4 positions) – Clayton, NC | 5.4.18

Name of Employer: Town of Clayton

Employer Website:

Clayton, NC

Job title: Planner

Job Details / Description

The Town of Clayton, North Carolina, has an excellent career opportunity for a motivated individual wishing to fill a Planning position within the Town’s Planning Department. Clayton is an extraordinary community with a small-town feel and big-city convenience located minutes from the North Carolina state capital, Raleigh. It is the fastest growing town in Johnston County and has doubled in population to 22,500 residents since 2000. Clayton has become an international biopharmaceutical hub and is a community repeatedly recognized as one of the best, safest and most affordable places in the state and country to live and raise a family.

This position is one of four (4) planner positions in a Department of eight (8) members.

The Planner position utilizes specialized planning techniques to provide coordinated guidance and regulation of the growth and development of the Town. Work involves conducting plan review, zoning compliance, assisting citizens and developers with various issues; conducting studies for land use, zoning, annexation or other issues; and providing staff assistance to advisory boards and the public. Work involves providing technical guidance to department staff, and considerable public contact often in sensitive or emotional issues requiring judgment, firmness, and tact. Position will involve written and oral communication to various audiences including Town Council, boards, commissions and the public. This position will work both independently and in a team environment across multiple departments with limited daily direction. The successful candidate will collaborate in a fast-paced, evolving environment and must be able to adapt to change through continuous learning while empowering others through shared knowledge.

All employees for the Town of Clayton, NC must demonstrate a commitment to customer service and a collaborative team approach to continuous improvement. We celebrate each other’s success and commitment to public service.

Job Candidate Qualifications

The Planner position requires a bachelor’s degree in urban planning, architecture, public policy, or related area of study in addition to one year of planning experience.

How to Apply

Closing Date: May 25, 2018

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Posted on

May 4, 2018

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