Senior Planner – Town of Huntersville, NC | 9.23.19

Name of Employer: Town of Huntersville
Employer Website:
Town of 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. 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: $53,884.97- $69,781.03 (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 is a plus.

How to Apply

To Apply: Download and complete the application form, and submit along with a resume and cover letter. Resumes will not be considered without an application attached.

Applications are accepted by email to or mailed addressed to:

The Town of Huntersville
Human Resources
PO Box 664
Huntersville, NC 28070

Closing Date: October 14, 2019 or until filled


Posted on

September 23, 2019

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