Transportation Planner I – Charlotte, NC | 4.3.19

Name of Employer: Charlotte Dept. of Transportation Employer Website: https://careers.charlottenc.gov/psp/ER92PRD/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL? Charlotte, NC Job title: Transportation Planner I Job Details / Description Support lead planner(s) in preparing City of Charlotte reports or documents such as the Capital Investment Program (CIP) submittals, Mid-Year Capital Investment Program Status Reports, Transportation Action Plan (TAP) and other planning documents as necessary; Support lead planner(s) in preparing reports or documents such as the Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization’s (CRTPO) Metropolitan Transportation Plans (MTPs), Transportation Improvement Programs (TIPs) and other planning documents as necessary; Work with transportation program managers, such as Bicycle, Sidewalk & Pedestrian Safety, and Vision Zero, to identify, prioritize and implement projects that achieve the City’s transportation goals; Develop and conduct, as necessary, the data-driven prioritization of major roadway and intersection projects; Develop and conduct, as necessary, public involvement processes related to the development of transportation plans or other policies/plans; $66,173 Job Candidate Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in transportation or urban planning, traffic engineering, geography, or related field; or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the essential job duties; Experience in transportation or land use planning in either the public or private sector; Advanced degree from accredited university; Proficiency in Adobe InDesign and general graphic design skills strongly desirable for the preparation of plans, reports, posters, and other visual communications as necessary; Proficiency in ArcGIS Desktop 10.x, with knowledge of other ESRI products such as ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Pro desirable for the creation of maps and management of geographic databases; How to Apply Click on the link below to view...

Senior Planner – Current Planning – Town of Knightdale, NC |4.2.19

Name of Employer: Town of Knightdale Employer Website: www.knightdalenc.gov Town of Knightdale, NC Job title: Senior Planner – Current Planning Job Details / Description The Town of Knightdale, NC (pop. 16,753), seeks a skilled and creative individual, who is personable, dependable and self-reliant to serve in the Current Section of the Development Services Department. A suburb of Raleigh, Knightdale continues to see explosive growth and consistently ranks highly among the safest, most affordable, fastest growing, and best places to live in North Carolina. Responsibilities of the Senior Planner-Current include coordinating the Town’s overall land use and development programs relating to current planning, including the following: site plan and subdivision review; zoning administration; conditional district rezoning requests; working closely with the Land Use Review Board and Town Council; researching and drafting Unified Development Ordinance amendments; and serving as the staff liaison to Capital Area Historic Preservation. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of working with citizens, the development community, and elected officials on complicated future land use issues; possess thorough knowledge of planning theory, principles and practices; be able to effectively organize and manage multiple projects and assignments; be comfortable working independently as well as in a team environment; be able to adeptly interpret development regulations; possess the ability to speak and write intelligently, clearly and succinctly; and be able to maintain effective internal and external working relationships. Salary range: $58,391 – $86,936 annually, depending on qualifications and experience, with competitive benefits. Job Candidate Qualifications Qualified candidates must possess any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred) in city planning or...

Senior Planner – Wendell, NC | 4.2.19

Name of Employer: Town of Wendell Employer Website: http://www.townofwendell.com Wendell, NC Job title: Senior Planner Job Details / Description A Senior Planner performs difficult planning and site plan review work. Work requires the employee to serve as the lead planner coordinating the Town’s development review, as well as provide guidance to other departmental personnel. Work involves conducting plan review, interpreting codes and ordinances to developers; assisting citizens and developers with various issues; conducting studies for zoning, annexation or other issues; providing staff assistance to advisory boards and overseeing the UDO. This position provides technical guidance to boards and considerable public contact often in sensitive or emotional issues requiring judgment, firmness, and tact. Work is supervised by the Planning Director and is evaluated through conferences, review of work results obtained, and the overall effectiveness of the planning work performed. While this position does not have direct supervisory responsibility over other positions, it is expected to provide guidance and serve as a lead worker to other departmental personnel. Work in this class is distinguished from that of a planner and planner 2 in that work is more independent, requires a greater amount of interagency coordination, has a higher degree of difficulty, involves providing guidance and leadership to other employees, and has a higher education and experience requirement. Salary Range begins at $52,628 (compensation DOQ) Job Candidate Qualifications Desirable Education and Experience: Graduation from a college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in urban design, landscape architecture, geography, public administration, urban planning or related field and considerable professional experience in public sector planning; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A...

Durham City/County Planning Department – Durham, NC | 3.28.19

Name of Employer: Durham City/County Planning Department Employer Website: https://durhamnc.gov Durham, NC Job title: Planner – Transportation Job Details / Description Position Description Hiring Range: $43,198 – $51,837 Conduct technical studies and reports, assist with planning projects, enforce development ordinances, perform site investigations, and respond to citizen inquiries. This is accomplished by providing planning information, conducting studies, creating reports, managing and processing development proposals, ensuring compliance with ordinances and guidelines, and making presentations to citizen groups and Boards. Other duties include assisting the public with development related information and assisting with special projects. Job Candidate Qualifications Minimum Qualifications & Experience Bachelor’s degree in planning, landscape architecture, geography, architecture, or related field Must have a valid North Carolina driver’s license, or must be able to obtain a valid NC driver’s license within 60 days of hire. Additional Preferred Skills One or more years of related experience preferred. Master’s Degree preferred. How to Apply For additional details and to apply by 4/11/2019:...

Senior Planner – Comprehensive Planning – Durham, NC | 3.28.19

Name of Employer: Durham City/County Planning Department Employer Website: https://durhamnc.gov Durham, NC Job title: Senior Planner – Comprehensive Planning Job Details / Description Position Description Hiring Range: $50,386 – $65,502 Responsible for planning and carrying out a full range of Department activities, manages a program and or projects; simultaneously undertaking multiple projects with multiple deadlines; maintaining expertise in a variety of planning functions; possessing an understanding of the full range of planning processes including technical analysis of projects and issues; and in making professional, formal presentations and reports, both written and verbal. This Senior Planner will be a key member of the team developing Durham’s new Comprehensive Plan. Experience with comprehensive land use planning required. Experience with community engagement and working with diverse stakeholders required. Experience with capital improvements planning desired. Job Candidate Qualifications Minimum Qualifications & Experience Bachelor’s degree in a planning related field. Three or more years of related experience in planning, comprehensive land use, and community engagement and working with diverse stakeholders. Additional Preferred Skills Experience with capital improvements planning desired. American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP). Master’s degree How to Apply For additional details and to apply by 4/18/2019:...
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