Name of Employer: Rowan County Planning & Development
Employer Website: www.rowancountync.gov
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.