Planner – Salisbury, NC | (8.29.17)

Name of Employer: Rowan County Planning & Development

Employer Website:

Salisbury, NC

Job title: Planner

Job Details / Description

Performs daily administration of county land use planning policies, zoning, subdivision, floodplain and other development-related ordinances; reviews site plans and plats for compliance with zoning and subdivision standards; issues zoning permits; prepares reports and related materials for rezonings, text amendments and conditional use permits for presentation to the Planning Board and Board of Commissioners; provides staff support to the Historic Landmarks Commission; prepares various types of maps; and responds to citizen questions and requests for information; attendance at evening meetings is required.

Requires the ability to develop an extensive knowledge of the ordinances and codes associated with the areas of responsibility; knowledge of the principles and practices related to land use planning and zoning; skill in the use of ESRI based GIS software; and the ability to speak publicly and possess strong presentation and writing skills.

Job Candidate Qualifications

Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Planning or related field and one year of experience in planning; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Experience with webpage development / maintenance preferred. A valid driver’s license is required.  All degrees must be from an accredited college or university.

How to Apply: Starting Salary $39,000 – $42,900 (commensurate with experience).  BENEFITS.  Submit application to Rowan County Human Resources, 130 W. Innes St., Salisbury, NC 28144.  Open Until Filled.


Posted on

August 29, 2017

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