Planner II

CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC
Published
March 27, 2021
Location
Charleston, SC
Job Type
 

Description

Description

This position is open for current Regular Full Time County employees only.

This is a professional planner position under the direct supervision of the Deputy Planning Director. Applicants must possess a thorough understanding of land use planning and land development processes and exhibit excellent interpersonal relation skills with the ability to convey verbal, written, and graphic communications in a highly professional manner.

HIRING SALARY RANGE: $46,945 - $59,737 (Estimated Annual Salary)

APPLICATION PROCESS & DEADLINE: Submitted applications are reviewed by the hiring department, on a going basis, prior to the APPLICATION DEADLINE OF: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 31, 2021.

Duties and Responsibilities

This position performs professional planning and zoning duties for the County and municipalities, as assigned. Duties include, but are not limited to: coordinating with other departments and agencies; making recommendations and developing and implementing ordinances; preparing reviews, updates, and amendments to ordinances; administering the zoning regulations; assisting with administration of the subdivision and land development regulations; performing field inspections to gather data as part of development review process; attending scheduled day and evening meetings and taking an active role in meetings, conferences, workshops and training sessions; explaining policies, procedures and regulations to the public, developers, business organizations, contractors, architects, etc.; preparing reports for public review, internal use or review by outside organizations, including graphics, to describe projects and program goals or activities; keeping immediate supervisor and designated others fully and accurately informed concerning work progress; managing the addressing function of the department; supervising staff, as assigned; working in the Emergency Operations Center when activated; and performing other directly job related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree in Urban or Community Planning, Geography, Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Engineering or related field. Professional or Master's Degree preferred.

Minimum Qualification - Three or more years of directly related work experience in a coastal community, OR any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the job.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

This position requires a Bachelor's Degree in Urban or Community Planning, Geography, Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Engineering or related field, supplemented with at least three years of directly related experience in a coastal community. Professional or a Master's Degree preferred. The successful applicant must be a Member of American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) or become certified within three years of date of hire. A valid driver's license and the ability to obtain a SC Driver's License are also required. Applicant selected must complete the FEMA Incident Command System (ICS) courses required to work in the Emergency Operations Center. Must be skilled in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Cloud Suite, Database Management, and have the ability to read and interpret architectural and engineering designs/site plans and specifications and use software appropriate to assigned tasks. The ability to perform work with speed, accuracy, and attention to detail while effectively communicating with coworkers, supervisors, and the public is essential.Closing Date/Time: 3/31/2021 11:59 PM Eastern

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