Senior Planner – Burgaw, NC | 5.29.19

Name of Employer: Pender County
Employer Website:
Burgaw, NC
Job title: Senior Planner

Job Details / Description

Performs difficult professional work providing project management for active projects, researching, preparing and presenting project cases and plans before various boards and commissions, maintaining board agenda schedules, publishing legal advertisements, drafting revisions and amendments to County ordinances, overseeing planning staff, preparing and interpreting maps, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the limited supervision of the Planning Director. Continuous supervision is exercised over Planning Division staff.

Job Candidate Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education & Experience

Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of planning; thorough knowledge of economics, sociology and municipal finance as applied to planning; thorough knowledge of current literature and recent developments in the field of planning; ability to analyze and systematically compile technical and statistical information and to prepare technical reports; ability to prepare and present technical information clearly and in an interesting manner to lay groups and the public; ability to plan and supervise the work of subordinates; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, developers, engineers, surveyors, elected officials and the general public.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree with coursework in planning, geography, or related field and moderate experience in planning and development review including some supervisory experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Master’s degree preferred.

Special Requirements
AICP or the ability to obtain certification within two (2) years of employment is preferred.
Valid driver’s license in the State of North Carolina.

How to Apply


Posted on

May 29, 2019

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