Planning and Inspections Director – Pinehurst, NC | 2.14.19

Name of Employer: Village of Pinehurst

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Pinehurst, NC

Job title: Planning and Inspections Director

Job Details / Description

The Village of Pinehurst seeks a Planning & Inspections Director who will work closely with the Assistant Village Manager for Administration, the Senior Leadership Team, and staff to plan, organize, and lead a department responsible for planning, zoning, and development within the Village’s planning jurisdiction. As an integral member of the Senior Leadership Team, this position will advise management, boards and commissions, and the Village Council on development, land use planning, and historic district preservation to help ensure the Village accomplishes its strategic goals and objectives. Supervising a staff of seven, this position also oversees code compliance and building inspections services.

The Planning & Inspections Director is responsible for developing, coordinating, and implementing a variety of plans related to the growth, development, and redevelopment of the Village such as the Comprehensive Long-Range Plan, New Core Master Plan, and other long range plans. Working closely with and advising the Planning & Zoning Board and the Historic Preservation Commission, this position oversees the interpretation and administration of the Pinehurst Development Ordinance and Historic District Guidelines. This position works directly with developers in the review of plans and coordinates the technical review of all non-residential development in the Village in conjunction with two Senior Planners to ensure all development complies with Village regulations.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced, high energy leader with strong interpersonal skills who is committed to delivering exceptional customer service to internal and external customers by developing effective interpersonal relationships. The ideal candidate will be open-minded and considerate of different perspectives, will be flexible and willing to adapt and accommodate others, will demonstrate confidence and instill the trust of others, will show a commitment to continuously improving, and will demonstrate sound independent judgement.

The salary range for this position is $70,151-$105,226.

Residency within the Village limits is also required.

Job Candidate Qualifications

Graduation from a four year university with a degree in planning or related field, with Master’s degree preferred; Extensive professional experience in public sector planning with considerable supervisory and administrative experience required.
AICP and Certified Zoning Official (CZO) certifications are required within 12 months of employment. Residency within the Village limits is also required.

How to Apply

Applications for this position will be received online through March 11, 2019. Go to to learn more about the position and to apply.


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February 14, 2019

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