Planner I – Graham, NC

Name of Employer: City of Graham

Employer Website:

Graham, NC

Job title: Planner 1

Job Details / Description

The City of Graham is currently accepting applications for the position of Planner 1. Graham is a city of 15,000 located in the middle of the Triad and Triangle regions of central North Carolina. Our elegant downtown is currently undergoing unprecedented revitalization and several grant projects are ongoing to support its further development. The City is also interested in pursuing the Main Street Designation. Other current endeavors include a 100+ acre regional park, bicycle and pedestrian projects and industrial development in the North Carolina Commerce Park. Under the supervision of the Planning Director, this position is responsible for providing technical support to citizens and designated Boards as well as assist the Planning Department in a variety of duties related to current and long-range planning and development, including: review of land use/development applications; updating of various City development regulations and plans; and conducting studies and analyses regarding various planning and development issues. Starting Salary $38,955, with benefits.

Job Candidate Qualifications

Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Planning, Geography, Public Administration or related field, and one year of planning-related experience is preferred. Strong oral and written communication skills and experience with the Microsoft Office Suite and ARC GIS are required.

How to Apply

Please submit resume, cover letter, and a City of Graham employment application (available at City Hall or online at to: Lorrie Andrews, Human Resources Manager, PO Drawer 357, Graham, NC, 27253, or by email to The deadline for applications is 5:00pm on August 21, 2017.


Posted on

August 15, 2017

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