Senior Planner – Conway, SC | 1.13.20

Name of Employer: Horry County Planning & Zoning

Employer Website:

Conway, SC

Job title: Senior Planner

Job Details / Description:

Horry County is located along the South Carolina coast and is part of the second fastest growing metropolitan statistical area in the nation. With over 320,000 residents, it is expected to grow by more than 250,000 people by the year 2040. Because Horry County’s diverse and rapidly changing landscape and built environment, the ideal candidate must possess critical thinking skills and have the ability to work on a variety of projects that will support the County’s Comprehensive Plan and Strategic Plan.

The Senior Planner will be immersed in and responsible for many current planning activities and land development review within the department. The Senior Planner will coordinate and often facilitate meetings with design professionals, various County staff and departments, and citizens. This position will also work with various boards and commissions. Candidates should be able to work independently as well as part of a multidisciplinary team and have excellent oral and written communication skills.

Primary Functions:
(1) Administer the Zoning Ordinance and Land Development Regulations, providing research and drafting of proposed text amendments. (2) Review development plans to ensure compliance with Zoning and Land Development Regulations. (3) Assist in the preparation of Rezoning materials for Planning Commission and County Council. (4) Assist in the preparation of Variance and Special Exception materials for Zoning Board of Appeals.

Salary: $49,457 – 60,000

Job Candidate Qualifications:

Qualified candidate must possess a Master’s Degree in Urban and Regional Planning, Landscape Architecture, Public Administration, Architecture, Engineering, Environmental Science, or other related field. Candidates should have experience with ArcGIS experience. Candidates must be willing to furnish work samples at time of interview and be able to pass required pre-employment physical and background check.

How to Apply:

For more information, contact Charles Suggs, Principal Planner at or 843-915-7897.

Apply by January 13, 2020 at:


Posted on

January 13, 2020

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