Planner- Mebane, NC- 6.24.20

Name of Employer: City of Mebane
Employer Website:
Job City: Mebane
State: NC
Job title: Planner

Job Details / Description:

Salary Range: Grade 14, Min. $44,777/ Mid $55,632/Max $69,403
FLSA Status: Non-exempt

An employee in this class performs current planning duties; ensures that the City meets the statutory criteria for notifying the public so they have the opportunity to participate in public hearings; research and background work for the implementation of the City’s adopted plans; provides demographic and socio-economic data to the public; revises plans as-needed to maintain their relevance, and assists the Director in achieving current planning needs and long-range goals and objectives. Work includes processing rezoning, special use permit, and variance application; public meeting facilitation and involves giving information; report preparation; answering planning and zoning inquiries. Work requires the performance of technical support duties such as doing research work, plan updates, and UDO amendments, as assigned. Work on nights and weekends will periodically be required. Work is supervised by the Development Director and is evaluated through conferences, review of assigned projects, and overall completion of assigned tasks.

Illustrative Examples of Work:
Reviews permits, site plans, plats for conformance with the City’s UDO and sufficiency with statutory requirements;

Notifies the public about zoning, special use, and planning matters, as required by North Carolina general statute;

Maintains long-range plans and promotes the completion of such plans;

Maintains the City Unified Development Ordinance, including amendment, as needed

Does research of data and statistics for reports for the department;

Prepares planning data; interprets maps and data; assists Director in preparation of a variety of planning projects;

Assists Director with data for planning efforts and provides population and socio-economic interpretation of census, land use and other data on which this plan is based;

Applies GIS technologies to serve the City’s Planning and Zoning needs;

Is able to converse with other municipal, state, and federal personnel to serve Planning needs;

Presents oral reports to the various boards and commissions and attends meetings, as required;

Can assist with the drafting of language to amend the City’s adopted plans and Unified Development Ordinance, as needed and assigned; and

Performs related duties as required.

Job Candidate Qualifications:



Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in urban planning or other related field; a Master’s degree, CZO, CFM, and/or AICP certification are preferred. GIS use is required for the position, though the position will not be responsible for data management. At least 2 – 5 years professional level experience in urban planning with a government entity in North Carolina is preferred; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the essential duties.

How to Apply:


City of Mebane Human Resources Director Esther Bennett
919 304 9221

Applications will be reviewed as received and qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.



Posted on

June 24, 2020

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