Land Use Coordinator – Winston-Salem, NC | 10.12.18

Name of Employer: Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Planning and Development Services Employer Website: www.cityofws.org/planning Winston-Salem, NC Job title: Land Use Coordinator Job Details / Description Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Planning & Development Services is seeking a Land Use Coordinator to supervise staff and manage the rezoning process, development/zoning plan review and permitting/zoning enforcement. The Land Use Coordinator is a key member of the department management team. See the online job description for more information. The current salary range is $55,440 to $67,088. The Winston-Salem City Council has authorized the minimum salary for this position to be increased to $71,735, effective April 8, 2019. Job Candidate Qualifications A master’s and at least 2 years of increasingly responsible leadership experience in the planning field or a bachelors degree and at least 6 years of experience. AICP and CZO certifications are desired. How to Apply Apply online: Position #217– https://agency.governmentjobs.com/winstonsalemnc/default.cfm Closes: October 23,...

Planning & Community Development Director – Salisbury, NC | 10.11.18

Name of Employer: City of Salisbury Employer Website: www.salisburync.gov/hr Salisbury, NC Job title: Planning & Community Development Director Job Details / Description The Planning & Community Development Director will perform professional work providing general oversight and direction to City planning operations. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Assistant City Manager. Specific Responsibilities: Develops, plans, implements and manages department goals, objectives, policies and procedures necessary to provide planning services. Manages the daily operations of the Planning and Community Development department including the administration of code services functions. Prepares the annual division budget; monitors expenditures and provides general budgetary oversight. Prepares reports and recommendations for presentation to the City Council. Writes ordinances and drafts policies as required. Performs personnel functions including hiring, disciplinary actions and performance appraisals. Develops and leads staff to meet the organization’s expectations for productivity, quality and goal accomplishment. Oversees HUD funds, including CDBG and HOME funds. Responds to public inquiries regarding planning operations; responds to requests from elected officials related to special programs, presentations and constituent services. Addresses legislative issues such as annexation, local bills and statutory charges; monitors the General Assembly when in session. Promotes planning efforts through participation in community and statewide organizations. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with City officials, contractors, public groups and general public. Salary Range: $67,760.85 – $98,000.00 Job Candidate Qualifications Bachelor’s degree with coursework in municipal planning, geography, urban design, public administration, or related field and considerable experience in municipal planning and community development, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Valid North Carolina Driver’s License Minimum of 5 years’ experience overseeing a Planning department and well versed in short and long term planning with an emphasis on innovative housing...

Code Enforcement Officer – Hickory, NC | 10.11.18

Name of Employer: WPCOG Employer Website: www.wpcog.org Hickory, NC Job title: Code Enforcement Officer Job Details / Description Code Enforcement would be a new division in the Community and Regional Planning Department. On a contractual basis, code enforcement staff advises and carries out enforcement for local governments on current nuisance and ordinance violations. The WPCOG serves as the Code Enforcement Officer for six (6) municipalities. The Code Enforcement Officer performs responsible technical work enforcing municipal codes on zoning, minimum housing, and nuisance abatement. The position manages the administration of code issues from discovery to compliance which requires excellent communication skills and knowledge of compliance tools provided in local, state, and federal regulations. The Code Enforcement Officer works closely with the general public to provide customer service on code issues and must exercise appropriate firmness, tact, and courteousness in carrying out duties. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Planning Director. Additionally, the Code Enforcement Officer will do the following: Investigate violations associated with, minimum housing conditions, abandoned structures, abandoned property, tall grass and weeds, trash, debris, junk vehicles, and other nuisances. Conduct field inspections and works with property owners to obtain compliance. Provide enforcement of the Code of Ordinances and Unified Development Ordinance. Develop, maintain, and enforce code compliance processes and procedures. Provide technical assistance and information to staff and the general public in the administration/enforcement of codes. Perform routine office tasks including data entry, files management, copying, and answering telephone. Develop and maintains automated tracking systems, hard copy files and records. Prepare public notices and correspondences, and verify receipt by correct property owner. Utilize legal advice in...

Planner I – Greenville, NC | 10.10.18

Name of Employer: Pitt County Employer Website: www.pittcountync.gov Greenville, NC Job title: Planner I Job Details / Description Pitt County Planning & Development is seeking a Planner I with knowledge/experience in planning and its principals. Primary responsibilities of this position include administration of subdivision and other development regulations. This position will also assist with Community Development & Flood Recovery activities. Salary: (Grade 66 – 39,728 – 43,635) Job Candidate Qualifications: The candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills, have the ability to work effectively with local, state, and federal officials, and the general public. Minimum qualifications should include a Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Planning, Geography, or a related field and 1-year experience in urban or rural planning. Trainee will also be considered. How to Apply Please visit https://www.pittcountync.gov/512/Job-Opportunities to apply. Position number: 664801 Deadline: Friday, October 26,...

Town Planner – Wallace, NC | 10.4.18

Name of Employer: Town of Wallace Employer Website: www.wallacenc.gov Wallace, NC Job title: Town Planner Job Details / Description The Town of Wallace, a growing community located in Duplin and Pender County is seeking an experienced individual to join our team as the Town’s next Planning Director. Wallace and the surrounding Coastal Plains region of North Carolina offer an appealing quality of life that provides something for everyone. Wallace is a commercial and industrial hub located in Southern Duplin County, and a thriving town full of historical charm with a growing population over 3,800. The successful candidate will perform technical, professional and management work planning, organizing, and directing the planned development for the Town. An exciting opportunity exists to enhance the Town’s Comprehensive Land Use Plan and Unified Development Ordinance; community and economic development and code enforcement. This position will require above average abilities to build interpersonal relationships, manage multiple projects with competing deadlines in a fast-paced environment, exhibit excellent oral and written communications, demonstrate grant management capabilities, and a broad working knowledge of planning and economic development activities. Hiring range: $50,000 $55,000, with an excellent benefits package including 401-k contribution, LGERS membership, paid medical, dental and life insurance, 12 paid holidays, vacation and sick leave. Job Candidate Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university, with a preference of major coursework in urban and regional planning, landscape architecture, public administration, business administration, geography or related field is a minimum requirement. A minimum of 3 – 5 years’ experience in a Planning and Code Enforcement field is required, in addition to some experience in grant management, historic preservation and economic...
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