Planning and Inspections Director – Pinehurst, NC

Name of Employer: Village of Pinehurst

Employer Website:

Pinehurst, NC

Job title: Planning and Inspections Director

Job Details / Description


Performs difficult professional and management work planning, organizing, and directing a department responsible for building code inspections, planning and zoning and development in accordance with the Village’s growth principles and development ordinances. Oversight for functions such as land use planning, historic district preservation, zoning enforcement, subdivision and development review and oversight, annexation process, and various public input processes. Short and long-range planning and on-going and special projects to ensure guidance and regulation of the growth and development of the Village. Oversight of building code inspections. Conducts studies, performs planning duties, provides managerial and administrative guidance to the department and supervises a staff of professional planners, zoning compliance officials, building inspectors, and support staff. Work requires extensive public contact and work with public input process, and requires coordination with other departments, boards, and commissions. The role also includes developing a favorable relationship between the Village and the business and commercial community.


Grade 30  $64,403-$96,604

Job Candidate Qualifications


Comprehensive knowledge of advanced principles and practices of planning, land use, and zoning related to long range planning, current planning, and the comprehensive planning process. Thorough knowledge of the laws, regulations, policies and procedures related to land use planning and related issues and code enforcement areas such as zoning, rural and urban planning, and historic preservation. Considerable knowledge of current literature and recent development and trends related to planning processes. Considerable knowledge of management techniques and practices including supervisory principles, budget, and related administrative tasks. Working knowledge of the laws and regulations in building inspections and local code enforcement. Skill in building consensus, in collaborative problem-solving, and in conflict management. Skill in the collection, analysis, and presentation of technical data and planning recommendations. Skill in public speaking and making presentations to Council, Boards, Commissions and other groups and community organizations. Ability to analyze planning problems, to determine the data required for their solution, and to make sound recommendations. Ability to organize, coordinate, supervise, coach, and direct a group of subordinates involved in varied activities and to perform administrative functions such as budgeting and staffing. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with community groups, federal, state, regional, and Village officials, and the general public. Ability to express ideas clearly and effectively in oral and written forms.


Graduation from a college or university with a degree in planning or related field. Master’s degree preferred and extensive professional experience in public sector planning with considerable supervisory and administrative experience.


AICP certification. Certified Zoning Official (CZO) certification. Valid drivers’ license.

How to Apply

Village applications may be obtained at  or 395 Magnolia Road and submitted via (1) Mail at 395 Magnolia Road, Pinehurst; (2) Email at; or (3) Online at For primary consideration, applications must be submitted to Human Resources by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 22, 2017.


Posted on

June 6, 2017

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