Planning Supervisor-Development Review – Durham, NC | 11.8.18

Name of Employer: Durham City-County Planning Department

Employer Website:

Durham, NC

Job title: Planning Supervisor-Development Review

Job Details / Description

The Durham City-County Planning Department is seeking to hire a Planning Supervisor, tasked with managing the workgroup responsible for site plan, and subdivision review. This staff person will also oversee the staff persons responsible for the processing of quasi-judicial cases that are heard by the Board of Adjustment, such as variances and minor special use permits.

  • Assists business owners, developers, residents and practitioners within the land development industry with navigating the City-County Development Review Process.
  • Under general supervision, lead employees and manage the work programs related to the review of site plans, subdivisions and quasi-judicial applications.
  • Assigns tasks to staff, creates and implements performances standards, conducts coaching sessions and annual performance evaluations.
  • Compiles data and conducts studies, reports and recommendations to senior management, community groups, public officials, or others as necessary.

Job Candidate Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  •   Bachelor’s degree in planning or closely related field
  • Five or more years of related experience
  • American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) required within a year of employment.

Preferred Skills

  •    Master’s Degree preferred
  • Experience in a supervisory role more specifically within the planning field
  • American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) or membership

How to Apply

If you’re interested, please apply. The position closes on November 22. For more information, please click the link below.


Posted on

November 8, 2018

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