Assistant Public Involvement Planner – Raleigh, NC | 2.20.19

Name of Employer: Public Participation Partners Employer Website: http://publicparticipationpartners.com/ Raleigh, NC Job title: Assistant Public Involvement Planner Job Details / Description Classification: Part-time, Hourly Hiring Range: $21.00 – $25.00/ hour Benefits: Eligible for Paid Holidays and Professional Development upon successful completion of 90 probationary period. Position will assist in the collection of data and the development of tools to promote more effective community analysis and public engagement. Responsibilities: Collects a variety of statistical data for the preparation of reports and maps Collects parcel data and searches land records to create mailing lists and databases Collects and compiles land use, transportation, and community data Conducts site visits to collect data for reports Creates newsletter, meeting notification, and presentation materials templates using InDesign Creates project shapefiles using ArcGIS Creates project, report and company graphics using InDesign Attends public meetings and provides information to the public and overall support during community outreach activities Occasional overnight travel is required Job Candidate Qualifications Required Minimum Qualifications: Bachelors in Planning, geography or related field and one-year relevant working experience in data collection, and ArcGIS data management and spatial analysis. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite and ArcGIS Knowledge of: Principles and practices of planning, multimodal transportation and land use planning Principles and practices of research and data collection Effective writing techniques Ability to: Explain technical information in a clear and concise manner to the public Create graphic designs using InDesign and other design software Work on several projects or issues simultaneously Work independently or in a team environment as needed Travel across and out of state for community outreach activities and training How to...

Planning and Inspections Director – Pinehurst, NC | 2.14.19

Name of Employer: Village of Pinehurst Employer Website: https://www.vopnc.org Pinehurst, NC Job title: Planning and Inspections Director Job Details / Description The Village of Pinehurst seeks a Planning & Inspections Director who will work closely with the Assistant Village Manager for Administration, the Senior Leadership Team, and staff to plan, organize, and lead a department responsible for planning, zoning, and development within the Village’s planning jurisdiction. As an integral member of the Senior Leadership Team, this position will advise management, boards and commissions, and the Village Council on development, land use planning, and historic district preservation to help ensure the Village accomplishes its strategic goals and objectives. Supervising a staff of seven, this position also oversees code compliance and building inspections services. The Planning & Inspections Director is responsible for developing, coordinating, and implementing a variety of plans related to the growth, development, and redevelopment of the Village such as the Comprehensive Long-Range Plan, New Core Master Plan, and other long range plans. Working closely with and advising the Planning & Zoning Board and the Historic Preservation Commission, this position oversees the interpretation and administration of the Pinehurst Development Ordinance and Historic District Guidelines. This position works directly with developers in the review of plans and coordinates the technical review of all non-residential development in the Village in conjunction with two Senior Planners to ensure all development complies with Village regulations. The ideal candidate will be an experienced, high energy leader with strong interpersonal skills who is committed to delivering exceptional customer service to internal and external customers by developing effective interpersonal relationships. The ideal candidate will be open-minded...

Planning Director – Northport, AL | 2.14.19

Name of Employer: City of Northport Employer Website: www.cityofnorthport.org Northport, AL Job title: Planning Director Job Details / Description FLSA Status: Exempt Pay Grade 45 – $91,696.34/annually (minimum) to $121,676.53/annually (maximum) Under general direction of the City Administrator, is responsible for planning and community development tasks including, but not limited to: Assisting in the development of the city’s comprehensive master plan; Managing the city’s comprehensive master plan; Developing and applying the use of municipal zoning ordinances and subdivision regulations; Serving as the primary planning advisor; Supervising the activities of departmental personnel. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES A. Operations (65%) Manages and applies the concepts and principles of the city’s comprehensive plan and other approved planning directives. Provides suggested revisions to the comprehensive plan or other planning documents and submits those to the City Administrator, City Council, Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Adjustment for review and consideration. Routinely update the city’s planning documents including the comprehensive plan, land-use plan, zoning plans and ordinances, transportation and housing plans. Coordinates as necessary with city staff, elected officials and community leaders to facilitate the city’s planning directives. Makes recommendations to a variety of groups on planning matters. Reviews development proposals for conformity with principles of good planning and land use practices, for compliance with approved development regulations, and applicable laws and/or Northport municipal codes or ordinances. Serves as the city’s primary planning staff member and advisor to the City Administrator, Mayor, Council, Planning and Zoning Commission, and Zoning Board of Adjustment. Prepares department’s city council agenda business items. Directs the coordination and preparation of agendas, site plan reviews, case files, and related items for...

Sr. Community Development Planner – Wilson, NC | 2.14.19

Name of Employer: City of Wilson Employer Website: www.wilsonnc.org/jobs Wilson, NC Job title: Sr. Community Development Planner Job Details / Description This position performs specialized work in support of community development, housing and revitalization projects in the City. Specifically, this position: Coordinates and maintains various community development programs. Acts as coordinator between City and contractors, consultants, and clients. Assists the Planning and Community Development Manager in the implementation of all aspects of the Community Development Program. Maintains confidentiality of personal financial information of clients as required by law. Coordinates with other community agencies for resources to assist clients. Researches available grants; recommends potential grant programs; assists in completing grant applications. Assists in the preparation of Housing, Revitalization and Neighborhood Plans and performs work to implement the same. Serves as grant administrator by maintaining required records for grants and other assigned projects and ensures required reporting is completed on-time Prepares bid packages for bid openings; ensures advertising requirements are met for bid openings and public hearings. Documents and requests checks for contractors and consultants and from granting agencies; coordinates with Finance Department. Plans and conducts various community development and planning related workshops. Attends neighborhood meetings and community events to explain program offerings and to solicit interest in various grant programs offered through the City. Assists in budget activities. Job Candidate Qualifications Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field. Sufficient experience to understand the major duties of the position usually associated with having held a similar position for two or more years. Knowledge of...

Zoning & Environmental Officer – Jacksonville, NC | 2.13.19

Name of Employer: Onslow County Government Employer Website: www.onslowcountync.gov Jacksonville, NC Job title: Zoning & Environmental Officer Job Details / Description: Performs intermediate technical work in the enforcement of zoning, solid waste and related codes, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the Chief Zoning and Environmental Officer. Salary: $35,587.00 – $46,262.00 Annually Job Candidate Qualifications: General knowledge of various zoning and environmental codes; ability to read and interpret maps, site plans and designs to ensure compliance with appropriate ordinances and codes; ability to prepare factual reports and present same to appropriate board or commission; ability to use GPS technology; ability to operate standard office equipment including a personal computer and applicable office productivity software; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with contractors, public officials, associates and the general public; ability to enforce ordinances and regulations with firmness, tact and impartiality. How to Apply: Please visit our website for more information or to apply for this position: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/onslowcountync/jobs/2353910/zoning-and-environmental-officer?page=3&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs This position closes on...
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