Planner II, Current Planning – Fuquay-Varina, NC | 6.20.18

Name of Employer: Town of Fuquay-Varina

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Fuquay-Varina, NC

Job title: Planner II – Current Planning

Job Details / Description

The purpose of the Planner II – Current Planning position is to provide planning- and zoning-related customer service to the general public, design professionals, developers, and the like. The Planner II will be actively involved in providing review for technical compliance with development plans; explaining and advising the customers on subdivision, transportation, zoning, land use, and other planning-related issues; and supporting the general current planning needs of the Town.

Duties include:

  • Review of subdivision plats, site plans, and other development plans for technical compliance with the Town’s Land Development Ordinance
  • Prepare and manipulate maps, charts, graphics, and other data to illustrate various needs related to the Town’s planning efforts using ArcGIS
  • Assist in updating detailed land use- and development-related data and maps
  • Attend board meetings and present planning-related matters that includes zoning, subdivisions, text amendments, and other information as required
  • Work with the general public in both daily interaction in person and by telephone, and in public meetings
  • Provide research and input into the development of ordinances, policies, and procedures for the Town and department
  • Work collaboratively with other staff and departments to solve common problems and advance organization-wide initiatives

Job Candidate Qualifications

A bachelor’s degree in planning or related field, although a master’s degree is preferred. A minimum of one year working in a municipal planning office. Advanced skills in computer software and proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and ArcGIS.

Supplemental Information:

  • Understanding of subdivision and zoning concepts, as well as municipal functions
  • Experience in public speaking, meeting facilitation and/or working with elected and appointed boards
  • Ability to prepare maps and analyze data using ArcGIS
  • Ability to work independently and multi-task
  • Experience with graphic software such as InDesign and SketchUp preferred
  • Skill in organizing department’s work, managing deadlines, and maintaining attention to detail in a high-growth, fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively with the general public, development community, and Town and other governmental staff

How to Apply

Please apply online at The application submittal period closes on July 6, 2018.


Posted on

June 20, 2018