Senior Planner – Matthews, NC | 8.20.19

Name of Employer: Town of Matthews Employer Website: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/matthewsnc Matthews, NC Job title: Senior Planner Job Details / Description The Town of Matthews has an exciting job opportunity available for a Senior Planner. Located in Mecklenburg County, Matthews is a growing Town of 32,000 located about 10 miles southeast of downtown Charlotte. The Senior Planner will be responsible for numerous planning activities in the department including management of the rezoning process, site plan review, long range planning, presentations to boards and committees and work on special projects as needed. Among the many planning related projects the Town is currently working on are an entertainment district adjacent to a regional sports complex, a downtown mobility study and station area planning for the proposed Silver Line light rail project. The ideal candidate will possess more than five years of experience in the planning field and AICP certification. The hiring rate is negotiable up to $66,625 depending on experience. The Town offers a competitive benefits package including 401k and up to a 5% pay increase upon successful completion of a 6 month probationary period. To apply, click the link below: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/matthewsnc/jobs/2544115/senior-planner?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs How to Apply Close date: 9.9.19 Contact: Suzanna Campbell Town of Matthews 704-847-4411...

Community & Economic Development Senior Planner – Durham, NC | 8.20.19

Name of Employer: Triangle J Council of Governemtns Employer Website: http://www.tjcog.org Durham, NC Job title: Community & Economic Development Senior Planner Job Details / Description Who We Seek An experienced, creative individual to be part of a highly-regarded effort that works on community and economic development, supporting both regional and member government projects. A positive, customer-focused orientation, an ability to deliver high-quality products in a timely manner, and an ability to be a strong contributing peer in staff and inter-agency teams is desired. We seek someone with a demonstrated passion for helping communities develop as resilient, successful places. Description of Work The Senior Planner is part of a fast-paced, multi-disciplinary regional planning department engaged in long-term, regional scale issues that integrate development, environmental quality, infrastructure and mobility. The position works on contract- and grant-funded projects, provides technical assistance, conducts analysis, develops plans and studies and facilitates collaboration among member governments and partner organizations, all in a collaboratively mentored context. Job Candidate Qualifications Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must be knowledgeable of federal and state laws and policies related to community and economic development. Successful candidates will demonstrate interests and experiences in a wide range of issues, most notably resilient communities, but also housing affordability and community asset management. Excellent research and synthesis skills are required. Superb communication (writing, speaking), interpersonal, and consensus-building skills are imperative, as well as the ability to understand different perspectives, build collaborative relationships and develop and implement creative solutions. The person must be self-motivated, diligent, and able to work with limited direct supervision. Experience with contract and budget development and administration is desirable. Experience with state and federal...

Senior Principal Planner, Long Range Planning – Charlotte, NC | 8.7.19

Name of Employer: City of Charlotte Planning, Design & Development Employer Website: https://charlottenc.gov/planning/Pages/Home.aspx Charlotte, NC Job title: Senior Principal Planner – Long Range Planning Job Details / Description This is an advanced mid-level project management position responsible for leading planning teams and managing planning processes/projects, particularly related to public engagement and outreach. Major Duties and Responsibilities: Leading and supporting key element(s) of the Charlotte Future 2040 Comprehensive Plan, such as the Livable and Connected Element; Building and sustaining relationships in the community and across departments and agencies; Leading teams and managing processes and projects, as well as functioning as a team member on multiple projects/processes; Reviewing and commenting on land development and planning related proposals; Researching and preparing reports, graphics and plans; Collaborating with other departments on planning-related matters; Facilitating meetings with staff, other departments and members of the public; Managing consultant contracts and budgets for planning-related services; Representing the City’s planning position and policies among other agencies and with the public; Leading problem-solving initiatives involving the public and community groups; Initiating process and service improvements; Presenting planning recommendations to elected officials, Planning Commission and other groups; and Other responsibilities as needed. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Thorough knowledge of planning and development as well as engagement principles and practices; Good understanding of, and ability to integrate, a range of concerns and disciplines into planning and regulatory projects and engagement activities; Excellent communicator; Initiative and self-motivation in a fast-paced and ever-changing work environment; Proven record of working successfully with other staff and the public; and Ability to work independently, exercising initiative and independent judgment. Excellent public speaking and writing skills, along...

Executive Director – Chapel Hill, NC | 8.6.19

Name of Employer: Community Home Trust Employer Website: www.communityhometrust.org Chapel Hill, NC Job title: Executive Director Job Details / Description Community Home Trust located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina seeks a visionary, kindhearted, passionate, innovative Executive Director with proven nonprofit leadership and management skills. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience in the following: Managing affordable housing programs, including but not limited to development, stewardship, rental, and real estate financing Building relationships and collaborating with local governments, community partners and developers Fundraising and cultivating donor relationships Expanding and developing nonprofit organizations Working with a diverse Board of Directors Working across multiple cultures to create inclusive and equitable programs Community Home Trust (CHT) seeks to strengthen the Orange County community with permanently affordable housing opportunities. Through its homeownership program, homes can accrue limited appreciation each year, preserving affordability for future generations while allowing current homeowners to build equity. While CHT retains title to each property, ownership is conveyed using a renewable 99-year ground lease. Community Home Trust sold its first home in June 2000. The incomes of most CHT homeowners ranges from 65% to 115% of AMI. In December 2017, the Home Trust acquired the Landings at Winmore, a 58-unit affordable rental development in Carrboro, North Carolina. The tenants at the Landings earn less than 60% of the area median income; section 8 vouchers are accepted. Combined, CHT has 320 permanently affordable homes in Chapel Hill and Carrboro. PRIMARY FUNCTIONS: The Executive Director (ED) is responsible for building relationships across diverse cultures and stakeholders. These stakeholders include local government staff and elected officials, donors, staff, community partners, developers, tenants, and homeowners....

Senior Planner – Indian Trail, NC | 8.5.19

Name of Employer: Town of Indian Trail Employer Website: www.indiantrail.org Indian Trail, NC Job title: Senior Planner Job Details / Description TITLE: Senior Planner DEPARTMENT: Planning and Neighborhood Services REPORTS TO: Planning Director SALARY RANGE: $46,568.00- $75,673.00 FLSA STATUS: Exempt JOB SUMMARY: Performs planning projects and policy development. Position serves as project manager for development and land use applications. It requires the application of well-developed analytical skills in urban design, land use, code enforcement, and other subjects related to planning. Requires attendance at public meetings and hearings and work is performed under the supervision of the Planning Director. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Assists in the development and administration of current land use policies and programs. Assists in the preparation of planning reports including recommendations and supporting data for approval and submission to Town Council, Planning Board, Board of Adjustment and other relevant boards and agencies. Assists in the preparation of written, oral and visual reports to hearing bodies, committees, community groups, and private organizations to explain Town policy and the impact of planning and development on the community. Provides support to technical research studies and assists in preparing statistical reports and recommendations for drafting or revising local ordinances and plans, projecting trends and monitoring socioeconomic changes. Responsible for the review and management of conditional re-zonings, site plans, major subdivisions, and other permitting processes. Responsible for updates to the Comprehensive Plan and managing implementation tasks. Identifies improvements to organizational processes and functions. Responsible for taking a leadership role in the implementation of an updated Unified Development Ordinance (anticipated 2019 adoption). Responsible for making zoning interpretations to clarify meaning of individual...
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