Planner II – Morrisville, NC | 6.12.18

Name of Employer: Town of Morrisville

Employer Website:

Morrisville, NC

Job title: Planner II

Job Details / Description

Performs professional work on a wide range of development and land use planning issues for the Town.  Work in this class is at a higher level than the work of a Planner I.  Work is distinguished by the level of complexity and the degree of independence with which the work is performed.


  • Reviews site plans, preliminary subdivision plats, construction plans for large-scale developments
  • Reviews rezonings and Comprehensive Plan amendments
  • Interprets codes
  • Compiles the development review committee’s comments and distributes to the applicant
  • Performs site compliance inspections
  • Assists with final plat reviews
  • Prepares reports and makes presentations to the Planning and Zoning Board, Board of Adjustment, and Town Council
  • Prepares road renamings or closings
  • Prepares variances and appeals
  • Prepares revisions to Unified Development Ordinance
  • Researches, investigates and prepares written reports on planning policies and issues
  • Provides assistance to citizens, developers, and public officials regarding zoning and related matters
  • Assists other planning staff with special projects
  • Performs other tasks as assigned

Job Candidate Qualifications


Thorough knowledge of the concepts, principles, techniques and legal aspects of land use planning; thorough knowledge of town codes and plans; ability to make recommendations based on findings in studies, field observation and public contacts; ability to use computers, GIS, and other technologies in the analysis and presentation of information; ability to use software to prepare and deliver clear, concise and effective oral and written presentations to the general public, appointed boards and elected officials; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with local, regional, and state officials, the general public, employees, developers, and consultants; ability to work independently with minimal direction and supervision; ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects; ability to be a problem solver; ability to work effectively as part of a team


  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Master’s degree in city and regional planning, transportation planning, civil engineering, landscape architecture, public administration, geography, or related field, and considerable experience in planning or related field
  • Possession of North Carolina Zoning Official certification preferred
  • Possession of AICP certification preferred

How to Apply

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Open until filled.


Posted on

June 12, 2018