Planning Technician – Knightdale, NC | 12.18.17

Name of Employer: Town of Knightdale

Employer Website:

Knightdale, NC

Job title: Planning Technician

Job Details / Description

Hiring Range: $39,521.00-$43,656.00

Under general supervision, and utilizing a computer system, performs responsible office and technical duties related to the building permit process, certificates of occupancy, zoning, computer mapping, and the collection of revenues; performs related work as required. This position is classified as non-exempt and is subject to the Fair Labor Standards Act overtime regulations.

Job Candidate Qualifications

Education: Graduation from a University or Community College supplemented with additional course work or training in zoning, accounting, recording keeping, technical writing, computer operation, and computerized mapping, or an equivalent combination of education and training.

Experience: Administrative experience in a professional office setting including computer operation, billing, and revenue collections required; an equivalent combination of training and experience acceptable.  Certification as a North Carolina Zoning Official preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Thorough knowledge of rules and regulations concerning planning, zoning, and computerized mapping.

Thorough knowledge of the Town’s customer service principles, practices and procedures.

Thorough knowledge and understanding of the framework of municipal government.

Skill in the operation of assigned computer equipment and office machines.

Basic knowledge of computerized mapping and geographic information systems, including a plotter.

Excellent verbal communication skills.

Ability to adequately perform all billing and collections functions.

Ability to make arithmetic computations quickly and accurately.

Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with the public.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public

How to Apply

Online Application:


950 Steeple Square Ct.

Knightdale, NC 27545

Please direct questions to:

Marcey Bell, Human Resources Manager

(919) 217-2221


Posted on

December 18, 2017

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