Planning & Community Development Director – Salisbury, NC | 12.12.18

Name of Employer: Springsted |Waters Executive Search Employer Website: https://springsted.com/ Salisbury, NC Job title: Planning & Community Development Director Job Details / Description Salisbury, North Carolina with a diverse population of 33,849 residents, is strategically located an hour North of Charlotte and less than two hours from the three cities making up the Research Triangle of Chapel Hill, Durham, and Raleigh. The City of Salisbury invites résumés and applications for the position of Planning & Community Development Director. The starting salary range is $67,760.85 – $98,000 and is negotiable based on the candidate’s qualifications and experience. Job Candidate Qualifications The Planning & Community Development Director will provide general oversight and direction to the City’s daily planning, housing and community development operations. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Assistant City Manager. A bachelor’s degree with coursework in municipal planning, geography, urban design, public administration or a related field is required while a master’s degree is preferred. Considerable experience in municipal planning, community and housing development or the equivalent combination of education and experience is highly desirable. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 years’ experience overseeing a planning department, will be well versed in short and long term planning with an emphasis on innovative housing initiatives along with experience with HUD, CDBG and HOME funds. A certification from the American Institute of Certified Planners is required within the first six months of employment. How to Apply Qualified candidates should submit their cover letter and resume online by visiting our website at https://springsted-waters.recruitmenthome.com/postings/2180. The first application review date for the position is December 17, 2018, but applications will...

City/Civil Engineer – Morganton, NC | 12.12.18

Name of Employer: City of MorgantonEmployer Website: https://www.morgantonnc.gov/ Morganton, NC Job title: City/Civil Engineer Job Details / Description The City of Morganton is seeking a team-oriented manager with strong leadership and effective organizational skills to join the Development and Design Department as the City Engineer. Candidate must be proficient in long range planning, project management, and possess strong verbal and written communications skills, including the ability to effectively share information and ideas with a wide range of stakeholders. The position is a key player in creating, planning, and coordinating projects with outside agencies, contractors, and local and State governments and requires the ability to understand the overall objectives as well as the technical details of execution. Salary range is $ 63,176 – $94,764 (depending on experience). Job Candidate Qualifications Requires a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in engineering from an ETAC/ABET accredited program or related science curriculum and experience to be eligible for PE licensure in North Carolina; a current PE license from the state of North Carolina or ability to obtain said license within six months, and at least five years of experience in professional engineering work on projects similar to those typically found in local government (storm water, road design, sewer collection, water distribution, etc.). How to Apply Open until filled. Please include a cover letter, and resume along with a City of Morganton application. Applications may be obtained online at www.morgantonnc.gov or at the Human Resources Department, Morganton City Hall, 305 E. Union Street, Suite A-100, Morganton, NC. Phone (828) 438-5253...

Director of Economic and Community Development – Montgomery, AL | 12.11.18

Name of Employer: City of Montgomery, AL Employer Website: www.montgomerypersonnel.com Montgomery, AL Job title: Director of Economic and Community Development Job Details / Description Starting salary of $89,701 The Director manages the City’s Development Department which includes land use control or zoning, grant management, and development. The Director is both an ambassador and collaborator. With the goal of optimizing the economic impact of the community, the incumbent is responsible for initiating, supporting and managing key economic development projects on behalf of the City. The Director will direct and administer all operations and projects of the development department, including, but not limited to, administration and enforcement of land development regulations; formulation and administration of community development projects; and economic development activities including industrial park development. The director serves as technical advisor to the Mayor, the City Council, and the Planning Commission on matters relating to development such as zoning, land use, city maps, historic properties, and development. Supervision is exercised over a professional and technical staff tasked with gathering and analyzing social, economic, and other data used to formulate recommendations in one of these three divisions—Land Use Control, Grant Management, and Development. The Executive Assistant to the Mayor oversees the work of the Director. Employees are offered a competitive benefits package which includes health, dental, and life insurance, paid annual and sick leave, paid holidays, and a retirement program. Job Candidate Qualifications Qualified applicants will possess a master’s degree in urban planning, economic development, public administration, or related degree and six years of executive management experience in planning, development, or engineering for a local municipality similar in size to Montgomery, AL or a related...

Planner III – Housing Specialist – Rohnert Park, CA | 12.6.18

Name of Employer: City of Rohnert Park Employer Website: http://www.rpcity.org Rohnert Park, CA Job title: Planner III – Housing Specialist Job Details / Description $6,956.90 – $8,456.09 / month The City of Rohnert Park is located in the North Bay Area, 45 miles north of San Francisco, in the heart of the wine country. We are actively implementing a General Plan with strong focus on sustainable growth, working to develop a downtown for the City, actively working with the development community to construct new projects, and seeking to develop and implement a housing program to meet key community objectives. Job Candidate Qualifications Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited education institution with a major in urban or regional planning or other closely related field. A Master’s Degree is desirable. American Institute of Certified Planners certification is desirable. A minimum of five (5) years of professional work experience in the field of government planning, housing, economic development, law and/or similar fields. Possession of a Class C California driver’s license by date of appointment. How to Apply To be considered for this opportunity, please visit “Job Opportunities” at www.rpcity.org and an online application and the required supplemental questionnaire. Final Filing Date is January 11, 2019 @ 12...

Regional Planner/GIS Analyst – Charlotte, NC | 12.5.18

Name of Employer: Centralina Council of Governments Employer Website: www.centralina.org Charlotte, NC Job title: Regional Planner/GIS Analyst Job Details / Description Centralina Council of Governments (CCOG) seeks an energetic, detail-oriented individual to assist in the areas of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and data analysis. Position will be responsible for collecting data from local governments and other sources, mapping data layers, database management, coding tax parcels, manipulating US Census data, and using data to create maps for reference, analysis, storytelling, and decision-making. Position will also work on projects related to land use, transportation, local government training and event planning. Position will use ESRI ArcGIS tools. Experience in transportation planning, using CommunityViz, and graphic design a plus. The Regional Planner will understand the need to work with communities and agencies in the region and exhibit strong customer service skills. Position requires ability to track latest trends in GIS and data analysis and quickly learn new applications. Attention to detail is required. Hiring Salary: $43K – $52k depending on qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits. CCOG is an innovative regional planning agency located in Charlotte, NC. CCOG has a membership that includes 60+ local governments throughout the Greater Charlotte Region and works with individual communities and major projects that transcend local and regional boundaries. Job Candidate Qualifications MAJOR DUTIES: Under the direction of the Planning Director, the Regional Planner – GIS Analyst will manage complex data and mapping work in the greater Charlotte region, including data collection, creation, and maintenance, producing accurate maps and other representations of data for public use, and ensuring data accuracy and resolving data conflicts. Successful applicant will also plan and coordinate meetings,...
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