Regional Planner – Kernersville, NC | 7.2.19

Name of Employer: Piedmont Triad Regional Council
Employer Website:
Kernersville, NC
Job title: Regional Planner

Job Details / Description

The Piedmont Triad Regional Council (PTRC) seeks an independent operator for the position of Regional Planner. The PTRC is the lead regional organization for the 12 counties of the Piedmont Triad of North Carolina. Primary duties are related to transportation planning services to local government members. Secondary duties include a strong skillset to assist in land use planning and zoning ordinance updating. Additional planning activities will be needed. Job posting will remain open until filled.

Job Candidate Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in planning or a related field with minimum of 5 years’ experience in planning or related field. Candidates can distinguish themselves with a Master’s or AICP certification. An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be considered. Individual must have a general knowledge of local and regional planning principles and practices with experience in grant writing, along with intermediate knowledge of ArcGIS systems and software including basic data processing using Microsoft programs. Experience in transportation planning is desirable. Successful candidate will possess the ability to work independently; review information for accuracy and consistency; interpret regulations; determine when to seek guidance from superiors; and possess strong analytical and critical thinking skills. Position requires superb verbal and written communication skills to interact with a variety of individuals including co-workers, local government staff, general public, and elected officials. Successful candidate must pass organization’s pre-employment drug screen and organization’s background screening process Valid NC driver’s license required. Travel throughout 12-county region is required. Other travel may be required on occasion.

How to Apply

For information about applying, please visit PTRC’s Job Openings webpage at


Posted on

July 2, 2019

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