Planner I – Wrightsville Beach, NC | 7.22.19

Name of Employer: Town of Wrightsville Beach
Employer Website:
Wrightsville Beach, NC
Job title: Planner I

Job Details / Description

The Town of Wrightsville Beach is hiring for a Planner I. An employee in this class reviews potential zoning matters, Town codes, makes site visits and gathers data, handles communication with property owners and negotiates corrections and/or initiates compliance action, coordinates with the police and other departments as appropriate, and provides zoning and code interpretation and information to citizens. Work may also include initial review of plans, maintenance of GIS and land map generation, and assisting in Level I building and plumbing inspections. The employee also serves as certified permitting officer for CAMA. Work includes preparing cases for the Board of Adjustment. Position will be required to complete minutes for Planning Board meetings and several other committees that meet sporadically throughout the year.

Work requires considerable public contact often in sensitive or emotional situations requiring thorough knowledge of the zoning, subdivision codes, judgment, and ability to be firm and tactful. The role includes developing a favorable relationship between the Town and the community. The employee is subject to inside and outside environments in extreme temperatures, and exposure to fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, and oils. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Planning Director, and is evaluated through case status reports, review of results obtained, violation actions and feedback from the public.

Job Candidate Qualifications

Desirable Education and Experience: Bachelors degree in Planning, Public Administration or related field with some experience in planning/zoning; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

How to Apply

To Apply: visit for an employment application.

Please send completed application to

You may also mail the application to:
Town of Wrightsville Beach
ATTN: Human Resources
321 Causeway Drive
Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480


Posted on

July 22, 2019

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