Senior Planner – Huntersville, NC | 4.2.18

Name of Employer: Town of Huntersville

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Huntersville, NC

Job title: Senior Planner

Job Details / Description

The Town of Huntersville, North Carolina, located 12 miles north of Charlotte, is accepting applications for a Senior Planner. The Town places a strong emphasis on quality design having enacted a form based code in 1996. Under direct supervision of the Planning Director, specific duties include taking a lead role in major, minor and exempt subdivision plan review, reviewing general and conditional district rezoning requests; processing and preparing zoning and subdivision text amendments and annexation requests; commercial plan review; presenting development proposals to the Town Board and other appointed boards; coordination of Technical Review Committee activities. The position requires thorough knowledge of urban design principles, current and long range land use planning principles, research skills, meeting facilitation, superior written and oral communication skills, and some knowledge of GIS. Graphic skills a plus. Work involves extensive public contact, often regarding sensitive issues requiring judgment, firmness and tact.

Salary range: $46,113-$59,716 (mid-range)

Job Candidate Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree with coursework in planning, architecture, or related field and 3 to 5 years of experience in public sector planning. Master’s degree preferred.

How to Apply

CONTACT INFO: Application, cover letter and resume will be accepted at the Huntersville Planning Department Office at 105 Gilead Road, 3rd floor, or be mailed to PO Box 664, Huntersville NC, 28070 or e-mailed to: Employment application can be found at:

Closing Date: April 20, 2018 or until filled


Posted on

April 2, 2018

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