Planner I- Mooresville, NC- 6.24.20

Name of Employer: Town of Mooresville
Employer Website:
Job City: Mooresville
State: NC
Job title: Planner I

Job Details / Description:

Nestled near the beautiful Lake Norman, about 25 miles north of Charlotte, the Town of Mooresville is swimming with opportunities! Mooresville is a vibrant community, experiencing exponential growth and development, while successfully preserving the beautiful historic downtown. The Town is comprised of a diverse population seeking the excellent quality of life that living and working here provides. Town employees enjoy a great work/life balance, career development opportunities and comprehensive benefits that support employees through every stage of life.

If people are your passion and you have the desire to work in a fast-paced and dynamic team environment where you can make a real impact, then consider a career with the Town of Mooresville Planning & Community Development Team! This is an exciting time to join our team, as there are many planning projects underway including, drafting a new Unified Development Ordinance, non-motorized transportation planning, updating the plan review process and software, and integrating GIS for both long-range and current planning efforts.

This position performs responsible professional work handling a variety of research on planning projects, deed and land-use as well as preparing maps and files. The candidate will participate in the day to day operations of the Planning Department; work on special projects along with researching policies or statistics of other localities and will assist with work on committees. The candidate will provide guidance to applicants, citizen committees, public agencies, or other in understanding impact regarding their land use issues, and other duties as assigned. In addition, the candidate will be responsible for the Department’s GIS mapping projects.

Salary Range:

Paid Leave; 12-13 paid holidays; excellent medical, dental and vision insurance; local government retirement; life insurance; 401(k); flexible spending account; tuition assistance; and direct deposit.

Job Candidate Qualifications:


Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Planning or a related field and two years of planning or development experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience using GIS is preferred.

Special Requirements:
Thorough knowledge of ArcMap to create shapefiles and maps; ability to perform spatial analysis using ERSI tools. Valid North Carolina Driver’s License.

How to Apply:



Applications will be accepted on-line at

A resume is required to be attached to your application but will not be accepted in lieu of an application. Applications will be accepted until June 26, 2020.



Posted on

June 24, 2020

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