Planning and Zoning Administrator – Newport, NC | 11.21.19

Name of Employer: Town of Newport Employer Website: http://www.townofnewport.com/ Newport, NC Job title: Planning and Zoning Administrator Job Details / Description The Town of Newport is seeking qualified professional applicants to fulfill a leadership role of Planning and Zoning Administrator. Key responsibilities include administering the Town’s planning and code enforcement functions, building codes, zoning ordinances and nuisance codes. A core function of this position shall be to conduct critical inspections of buildings and property, issuing building permits and processing applications for rezoning of property and zoning variances, and review and processing of subdivision plans within the territorial and extraterritorial jurisdiction of the Town. Inspection responsibilities include enforcement of State building codes governing construction, electrical, plumbing and mechanical as well as enforcement of local zoning and nuisance codes and ordinances. Work requires development and preparation of planning and zoning studies and recommendations for consideration by the Planning Board, the Board of Adjustment and the Town Council. Work also involves the development maintenance of the Town’s GIS system, including supervision of the technical input, verification and revision of GIS data. Considerable tact and diplomacy are essential in dealing with contractors, property owners and the general public. This position is under the general supervision of the Town Manager. The salary range for this position is $48,443 – $70,186 annually with an applicant submission window of open until filled. Job Candidate Qualifications Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Considerable knowledge of State and local building codes related to the four building construction trades minimally at the Level II certifications. Considerable knowledge of local land-use plans and housing and zoning ordinances. Considerable knowledge of modern practices and...

Planning Director – Fuquay-Varina, NC | 11.18.19

Name of Employer: Town of Fuquay-Varina Employer Website: http://www.fuquay-varina.org Fuquay-Varina, NC Job title: Planning Director Job Details / Description Originally, visitors from near and far traveled to the quaint town that is today called Fuquay-Varina seeking the healing powers of the Fuquay Mineral Spring. Today, Fuquay-Varina is one of the fastest growing communities in North Carolina. Since 2000, Fuquay-Varina has grown by 267% with a population of 31,000. The Town is rising to meet the challenges and opportunities created by transformational growth. The following are significant projects recently completed or taking place to meet the needs of a growing population: Construction of a new Arts Center featuring a 296-seat theater; A $34 million expansion of Terrible Creek Waste Water Treatment Plant which triples the treatment capacity; Construction of governmental facilities projects including a new town hall and police station; Numerous road improvement projects are in design or construction including completion of Judd Parkway, a loop around Fuquay-Varina. Since 2010, the Town has had $45 million in roadway investment backed with $15-$20 million in federal and state grants;  Planning and implementation of local transit services; A 35-acre, North Carolina Certified Shovel-Ready Industrial Park. Proximity to employment centers, a rich quality of life and a small-town atmosphere with plenty of amenities continues to draw people to our town which owns and maintains 22 parks with more than 450 acres. Our Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources department offers a full range of programming for all ages providing opportunities to stay active. Downtown Fuquay-Varina is a North Carolina Main Street Community and boasts two beautiful downtown districts with a variety of shops, businesses, restaurants...

Housing Planner – Salisbury, NC | 11.15.19

Name of Employer: City of Salisbury Employer Website: https://salisburync.gov/ Salisbury, NC Job title: Housing Planner Job Details / Description As a Housing Planner in the City of Salisbury, you can make a difference! The City is seeking motivated candidates who will identify and assess the feasibility of new affordable housing opportunities and preservation of existing affordable housing and develops new housing policies and programs targeted to the City’s low and moderate income residents. Main duties include but are not limited to: plans and works in coordination with the Salisbury CDC to administer funding from federal, state and local sources including CBDG and HOME; works closely with HUD field office to ensure compliance with HUD regulations; assesses project feasibility and need for City subsidy including site assessment, evaluating and underwriting proposed loans and/or grants, identifying creative financing strategies, assessment of public benefit and viability as outlined in CBDG funding guidelines; maintains and disseminates information related to the housing market conditions; and compiles statistical and historical data on housing and economic development. Join the City of Salisbury for a rich benefit plan and the opportunity to work with a team that aims to exemplify the City’s values by showing purpose, passion and priority. Salary range: $43,679.25 – $56,783.02 Job Candidate Qualifications Bachelor’s degree with five years of experience in lending, development financing, federal funding administration, planning and/or affordable housing programs, or equivalent combination of education and experience Must have a valid NC Driver’s License Strong oral and written communication skills How to Apply Closing Date: December 6, 2019 Please apply online at http://www.salisburync.gov/hr For questions please call/visit: City of Salisbury Human Resources...

Transit Grants Coordinator – Asheville, NC | 11.13.19

Name of Employer: City of Asheville Employer Website: http://www.ashevillenc.gov/jobs Asheville, NC Job title: Transit Grants Coordinator Job Details / Description About our opportunity: The City of Asheville’s Transit Division of the Transportation Department is seeking a full-time Grants Coordinator. The purpose of this position is to provide professional support and ongoing management of the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) grants and any other grants of the Transit Division. Under direction of the Transit Planning Manager, the Grant Coordinator will coordinate internally with various departments, sub-recipients, and the Metropolitan Planning Organization. The Grant Coordinator is responsible for preparing grant funding applications and proposals for Federal, State, and other non-government grants to support various aspects of Asheville’s transit operations. The Grants Coordinator will manage all details of the pre- and post-award grant administration for both City of Asheville transit and sub-recipients of grants. Sub-recipients include four counties within the region for which the City provides administrative services and oversight. The Grant Coordinator is responsible for tracking grant expenditures and draw downs, ensuring that all policies are followed, managing and maintaining documents for grant administration and accountability, applying for grants through FTA and the State, directing and providing oversight of grants to subrecipients (including performing site visits), collaborates with the City of Asheville Finance Department to ensure proper accounting and documentation for auditing and reporting purposes (e.g. National Transit Database reporting and Comprehensive Annual Financial Report), leads the FTA Triennial Review process, and assists division staff with procurement of transit-related purchases per FTA guidelines and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) requirements. Typical work hours are Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM (37.5 hours...

Senior Planner – Wake Forest, NC | 11.13.19

Name of Employer: Town of Wake Forest Employer Website: http://wakeforestnc.gov Wake Forest, NC Job title: Senior Planner Job Details / Description Senior Planner (Planning Department) Apply By: Open until filled Salary Range: $57,566 to $63,222 commensurate with experience The Town of Wake Forest seeks an energetic and team-oriented individual for the position of Senior Planner. Work requires independent judgment, the ability to develop solutions to problems and perform a high level of interpretation of ordinances, laws, etc. Work includes considerable public contact with contractors, engineers, developers, and the general public and involves giving information, answering inquiries, and carrying out the Town ordinances in the areas of zoning, planning, and other land use policies. Work includes managing or assisting in the management of implementation projects. Work includes providing support to a variety of boards, commissions, and committees related to the area of assignment. Work requires the performance of technical support duties such as inspections and doing research work for any planning project for the Town. Heavy public contact is required in performing duties. Work is supervised by the Development Services Manager is evaluated through conferences, review of assigned projects, and overall completion of assigned tasks. Job Candidate Qualifications Education and Experience: Graduation from a four-year college or university with a major in planning, public administration, geography, landscaping, or related field with considerable professional planning experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. AICP certification required or must be obtained within one year of employment. Hours of work: Monday- Friday, 8:00am- 5:00pm. The Town offers an excellent benefits package. How to Apply https://www.wakeforestnc.gov/human-resources/employment-opportunities This position is open until...
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