Planning and Community Development Director – Brevard, NC | 1 .4.19

Name of Employer: Transylvania County

Employer Website:

Brevard, NC

Job title: Planning and Community Development Director

Job Details / Description

Performs complex professional work planning, organizing, developing, initiating and directing all Planning and Community Development programs and services including land use planning, administration of housing and historic preservation grants and perform related professional, administrative and technical work as required. Oversees the administration of County ordinances related to planning; and reviews and approves subdivision plats in accordance with statute and the county’s subdivision ordinance. Advises County Manager, Planning Board, Board of Commissioners, staff, and public on planning matter and concerns includes the formation and maintenance of ordinances and policies regulating the use and development of land. Leads the Planning Board in the preparation of the County’s Comprehensive Plan. Coordinates Transportation Roadway planning with the local and regional Transportation Advisory committee. Responsible for oversight of the County transportation services including, human service and general public programs. Prepares departmental budget, supervises all departmental personnel. Reports to the County Manager.

Salary Range: 61,283 – 91,924

Job Candidate Qualifications

Bachelor’s with coursework in Urban and Regional Planning, Public Administration, Business Administration or related field and 5 or more years of experience in planning, public administration or an equivalent combination of education and experience. AICP Certification preferred. Must have a comprehensive knowledge of modern principles and practices of Community Planning; comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of public and business administration; knowledge of federal regulations, state statutes and local ordinances; knowledge of grants and administration; knowledge of personal computer programs and associated hardware and software programs; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with County officials, associates and the general public; ability to plan, assign and coordinate the work programs of office and technical staff; ability to solve problems within scope of responsibility; ability to interpret business plans, engineering data, and census data; ability to prepare clear and comprehensive financial and administrative reports; ability to communicate ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

How to Apply

All interested applicants must submit a resume, state application PD107 & supporting information to:

Planning and Community Development Director

Attn: Sheila Cozart

101 South Broad Street

Brevard, NC 28712

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Posted on

January 4, 2019

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