Planner II – Current Planning – Furquay-Varina, NC | 4.19.19

Employer: Town of Fuquay-Varina

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Fuquay-Varina, NC

Job Title: Planner II – Current Planning

Job Details/Description

The purpose of this 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
  • Other duties as assigned

Rate of Pay:
$51,832.00 – $54,424.00

Job Candidate Qualifications

Minimum 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


Posted on

April 19, 2019

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