Name of Employer: Town of Lewisville
Employer Website: www.lewisvillenc.net
Job title: Town Planner
Job Location (City & State): Lewisville, NC
Job Details / Description
Lewisville is a town of approx. 13,100 population, located just west of Winston-Salem, NC in Forsyth County. Lewisville’s Shallowford Square is the winner of the NC-APA, Great Places 2017 for People’s Choice, Great Public Space. The Town was also recently ranked 2nd-healthiest housing market in N.C. by a financial website, SmartAsset.com. The Town Planner performs professional planning and urban design work for the Town. The Town Planner performs work to provide coordinated guidance and management of the growth and development of the Town. Work involves conducting plan review, issuing permits, interpreting codes and ordinances to developers to achieve desired standards; assisting citizens and developers with various issues; conducting studies for zoning, annexation, transportation planning or other issues; providing staff assistance to advisory boards, administering land use regulation such as the UDO, Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance and maintaining the GIS data base for the Town. Work involves work with the Planning Board and Zoning Board of Adjustment and providing technical guidance to citizen boards. Considerable public contact is required, often in sensitive or emotional issues requiring judgment, firmness, and tact. Building inspections and land use code enforcement is accomplished under a contract with Forsyth County Inspections. Work is supervised by the Town Manager and is evaluated through conferences, review of work results obtained, and overall acceptance of the programs by the Town’s citizens. Lewisville is an organization of 9 full-time employees and 1 part-time employee. Many services provided by the Town are done so through contract with both public and private external organizations. The successful applicant must be willing to become a “team player” in a small staff environment.
Total Salary Range: $53,182 – $77, 818. Starting Salary DOQ.
Job Candidate Qualifications
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelors degree in urban design, landscape architecture, geography, urban planning or related field and professional experience in public sector planning; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Prefer MA/MS. Prefer AICP certification. Selected applicant will be required to complete a background investigation, including driving records, and pass a drug-screening test.
How to Apply
The Town of Lewisville’s Application for Employment may be downloaded from the Town’s website at www.lewisvillenc.net. Completed and signed Employment Applications and resumes with salary history are required and may be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Other acceptable methods of receipt are via hand delivery or U.S. Mail to the attention of William H. Perkins, Town Manager, P.O. Box 547, Lewisville, NC, 27023. Closing Date: Open until filled. The Town of Lewisville is an Equal Opportunity/Drug-Free Employer.