Senior Planner – Danville, VA | 2.6.20

Name of Employer: City of Danville Employer Website: https://www.developmentalassociates.com Danville, VA Job title: Senior Planner Job Details / Description: The City of Danville, seeks a Sr. Planner to join a team managing exciting growth and opportunity as an old mill town evolves and is implementing its vision of economic vibrancy. The successful candidate is customer service-focused and a talented “Jack or Jill of all trades” who has a demonstrated portfolio of success. The next Sr. Planner can be a part of implementing a vision for economic development, affordable housing, and downtown development while supporting effective zoning and planning through the City. The Danville Planning and Zoning Department plays a major role in meeting the community’s strategic goals and ensuring that new initiatives are implemented through innovative programming, funding, and creative partnerships. The Planning Division acts as staff support for multiple boards. The office conducts plan reviews for zoning compliance and updates the City’s 2030 Comprehensive Land Use Plan. The staff is also responsible for Zoning enforcement as well as issuing Zoning Clearances and Sign Permits. The Senior Planner will work with the Director to engage with the community on critical planning and zoning issues, exercising skills to assist in the development of a new zoning ordinance as well as comprehensive plan. This position will back-up the Director of Community Development in his absence. Job Candidate Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in urban planning, architecture, public administration, business administration or closely related field is required while a master’s degree is preferred. A minimum of 1-3 years progressively more responsible planning and development experience is required along with knowledge of building and zoning...

Planner – Mebane, NC | 2.6.20

Name of Employer: City of Mebane Employer Website: www.cityofmebane.com Mebane, NC Job title: Planner Job Details / Description: An employee in this class performs research and background work for the implementation of the City’s adopted long-range plans, provides demographic and socio-economic data to the public, facilitates the realization of planning projects and goals, revises plans as-needed to maintain their relevance, and assists the Director with drafting design and zoning standards that will implement planning goals and objectives. Work includes public meeting facilitation and involves giving information, answering inquiries, and serving as primary staff for the City’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission. The employee will also be expected to work on small area plans that realize the City’s land use, transportation, and comprehensive planning goals, as specified in its adopted plans. Work requires the performance of technical support duties such as doing research work for any planning project for the City. Work on nights and weekends will periodically be required. Work is supervised by the Development Director and is evaluated through conferences, review of assigned projects, and overall completion of assigned tasks. The employee will: Serve as staff support for the Mebane Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission. Review long-range plans and promotes the completion of such plans. Research of data and statistics for reports for the department. Prepare planning data; interpret maps and data; prepare special growth projections; assist Director in preparation of a variety of planning projects. Assist Director with data for planning efforts and provide population and socio-economic interpretation of census, land use and other data on which this plan is based. Apply GIS technologies to analyze the needs...

Senior Transportation Planner – Asheville, NC | 2.6.20

Name of Employer: Land of Sky Regional Council Employer Website: www.landofsky.org Asheville, NC Job title: Senior Transportation Planner Job Details / Description: Senior Transportation Planner Position – Full Time with Benefits Starting Salary – $56,464 – $60,000 Closing Date – March 15, 2020 Land of Sky Regional Council is seeking an experienced individual for the position of Senior Transportation Planner with primary duties serving the French Broad River Metropolitan Planning Organization as a Principal Transportation Planner. This position will assist the MPO implement metropolitan transportation planning requirements by serving as project manager for complex projects, including coordinating project teams on special work assignments; applying for and receiving funding for projects and managing the project; conducting complex and technical research; and gathering input from public officials, affected citizens and the public. The successful candidate will possess a minimum of three years of experience; the ability to work independently; review information for accuracy and consistency; interpret regulations; determine when to seek guidance from superiors; and possess strong analytical and critical thinking skills. Position requires superb verbal and written communication skills to interact with a variety of individuals including co-workers, local government staff, general public, and elected officials. Job Candidate Qualifications: Qualifications listed here. How to Apply: Contact: Christina Giles at christina@landofsky.org Closing Date March 15, 2020 Apply...

City Planner – Geneva, IL | 2.6.20

Name of Employer: City of Geneva, IL Employer Website: https://www.geneva.il.us/Jobs Geneva, IL Job title: City Planner Job Details / Description: Anticipated Hiring Range: $76,129 – $85,000 DOQ The City of Geneva is seeking an energetic and highly motivated individual to serve as City Planner in the Community Development Department. The ideal candidate should be ready to help make an impact and work with a dedicated team to ensure Geneva continues to be a premier community to work, live, visit, and raise a family. The planner reports to the Director of Community Development and coordinates the interdepartmental review of site plans, subdivisions, zoning, amendments, and special use requests; serves as the primary staff liaison to the Planning and Zoning Commission; prepares reports and makes presentations to the Commission and City Council. Other duties include conducting research related to development proposals and redevelopment projects, creating maps and sketches, visiting development sites, updating the Community Development website, assisting with the implementation of the City’s comprehensive plan and updates to the bikeways plan, and other duties as assigned. See our Informational Flyer for more details. Job Candidate Qualifications: What You Need to Apply: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in urban planning or a related field •Two to three years of progressively responsible related work experience •Ability to attend evening meetings •The ideal candidate will have strong project management, time management, and excellent problem solving skills How to Apply: Closes on 2/23/2020 Apply Here...

Planning Intern – Swansboro, NC | 2.6.20

Name of Employer: Town of Swansboro Employer Website: https://swansboro-nc.org/ Swansboro, NC Job title: Planning Intern Job Details / Description: The Town of Swansboro is interested in hiring an intern to work through the summer of 2020 to assist in updating our Town Code of Ordinances and Unified Development Ordinance to coincide with the recently adopted Chapter 160D, a new chapter of the North Carolina General Statues. This change requires updates to all local government development regulations by January 1, 2021. The position would run from May 18, 2020 through August 14, 2020 and would consist of a maximum of 20 hours per week at a rate of $15.00/hour. Job Candidate Qualifications: Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe is desired. A motivated self-starter with the ability to work independently and who possesses good technical writing skills, the ability to research statutory requirements, and good organizational skills are a must. Some knowledge of basic planning principles is desired, but not required. How to Apply: Interested candidates must complete a Town Application by Friday, April 17, 2020. Applications can be emailed to Paula Webb/Assistant Manager-Town Clerk at pwebb@ci.swansboro.nc.us or mailed to 601 W. Corbett Avenue Swansboro, NC...
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