Principal Planner – Isle of Wight, VA | 3.5.20

Name of Employer: Isle of Wight County, VA

Employer Website:

Isle of Wight, VA

Job title: Principal Planner

Job Details / Description:

Isle of Wight County is recruiting for an experienced planner responsible for research and development of long range planning strategies in the areas of land use, community facilities and resources, economic conditions, and the natural environment of the County. Responsibilities include planning, coordinating, and conducting major long range planning projects, review and revision of code to establish the framework for plan execution, and other projects or programs in the Planning and Zoning Department as appropriate. Responsibilities also include presenting research findings and problem solving strategies through the proper channels in order to make responsible, informative decisions for the County. Reports to the Assistant Director of Planning and Zoning. Hiring Range expected to be within: $54,467 – $70,808 Annually, Depending on Qualifications

Job Candidate Qualifications:

Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Urban/Regional Planning or related field. Master’s Degree in Urban/Regional Planning or related field preferred. At least three (3) years of related work experience with considerable knowledge and expertise in comprehensive planning, physical/rural planning, and growth management with the ability to successfully manage projects in a timely manner. American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) Certification or ability to obtain within one (1) year preferred. This position is classified as essential personnel. Requires a valid driver’s license.

How to Apply:

To apply and for information on the County’s Total Compensation Package, visit
The position is open until filled and applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis


Posted on

March 5, 2020

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