City of Charleston
The Planning, Preservation and Sustainability Department is look
for a project manager for reviewing complex land development
proposals and rezoning applications; evaluating plans, plats and
proposals for compliance with City plans and zoning ordinances;
implementing changes to development regulations; making
presentations to City boards and the public; and assisting the
public and other government officials on all types of matters
related to land use planning and development. Compiles and
analyzes data on environmental, economic, social and physical
factors affecting land use and prepares reports and
presentations. Prepares recommendations affecting land use,
public utilities, community facilities, housing, and
transportation to control and guide development. Confers with
local authorities, civic leaders, and land planning and
development specialists to devise and recommend arrangements for
land and physical improvements for residential, commercial,
industrial, and community uses. Responds to citizen inquiries
regarding city plans and zoning ordinances. Performs other
duties as assigned.
Requirements: Bachelor's degree in planning or
equivalent; and two to four years of related experience/or
training; or an equivalent combination of education and
experience. Master's degree preferred. Valid South Carolina
Driverís License. American Institute of Certified Planners
(AICP) certification preferred. To perform this job
successfully, an individual should have a thorough knowledge of
Microsoft Windows, Outlook, Excel, Word or similar software, and
Application Deadline: December 13th, 2013
For More Information:
Please visit our employment page for more information: www.charleston-sc.gov/employment
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Town of Bluffton
The Town of Bluffton announces an exciting opportunity for a
full-time Planner to work in the Department of Growth
Management. Incorporated in 1852 and home to approximately
15,000 residents, Bluffton is located on the banks of the May
River and is within close proximity to Hilton Head Island, SC
and Savannah, GA.
This is a professional planning position which provides the
opportunity to work in a progressive Growth Management Program.
The Planner will serve as a liaison to Town customers, assist in
the administration and implementation of the Development Review
Program, Community Development Program, Beautification Program,
and other special projects and programs as well as provide staff
support to the Town Council, Planning Commission, Historic
Preservation Commission; Board of Zoning Appeals and other
The Candidate must be self-motivated, highly enthusiastic, and
technically competent. Further, the Candidate must:
Be an excellent communicator and able to maintain effective
working relationships with the general public, applicants,
and Town officials;
Have knowledge of laws, regulations, policies, and
procedures related to land use, development, subdivision,
planning, and zoning regulations;
Be able to interpret, analyze, prepare, and present
Have an ability to read and interpret maps, plans, and
specifications so as to perform application reviews for
compliance with adopted codes and regulations;
Have community awareness; and,
Must be comfortable with the timely and effective management
of multiple projects at any given time in a fast paced
The incumbent must possess a Bachelorís degree or equivalent in
Planning, Urban Design, Landscape Architecture, Public
Administration, Political Science, Economic Development,
Community Development or closely related field. Preference
will be given to candidates with municipal planning experience.
Significant experience with MS Office applications, Adobe
software, ArcGIS, and other similar products is desired.
Salary low to mid forties, depending on experience and
We offer excellent benefits & great place to work.
Visit our website to apply: http://www.townofbluffton.sc.gov/government/departments/humanresources/Pages/default.aspx
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Santee-Lynches Regional Council of Governments
Job Statement: Under
the direction of the Agency's Executive Director, administer and
coordinate regional and local government planning activities
associated with the function and authority of the Council of
Governments. Full-time position
to administer and coordinate regional and local government
planning activities to include emergency/disaster, hazard
mitigation, and transportation planning.
Provide technical assistance to units of local government,
assisting them with issues relating to various planning
needs to include emergency, hazard mitigation, and
Design and prepare local and regional reports and studies.
conduct public meetings and hearings.
Conduct standard environmental assessments for the
Advise and report to the Executive Director in order to
successfully complete projects in a timely manner.
Draft service agreements, requests for proposals and
other similar documents setting forth the detail work
statements, scope of services and cost estimates utilizing
standard techniques consistent with Agency policy and
Responsible for maintaining current map files,
reference library and census data.
Manage/supervise planning projects in collaboration
with other departments within COG.
Coordinate with Finance Director regarding
project/grant budget and funding.
Administer local government training Ė Planning/Zoning
other duties that may be assigned by the Executive Director.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrated ability to manage complex analytical tasks.
Knowledge of local and state laws relating to planning in
Proficiency in Microsoft Office software programs.
Working knowledge of the Geographic Information System
Seek project and funding opportunities within the scope of
the COG and bring to attention of the Executive Director.
Training and Experience Required:
A Graduate Degree in
Urban or Regional Planning or related field with (2) years of
experience in a planning capacity preferred, one (1) of which
includes local/regional planning program responsibility OR
Equivalent combinations of training and experience with
demonstrated competence to fulfill duties assigned to this
membership in the American Institute of Certified Planners
(AICP) is required.
For More Information: View program
details & job description at
Program is federally
& state funded.
Starting salary in middle $40Ks depending on experience.
How to Apply:
Send resume by fax
firstname.lastname@example.org, or mail to Planning Director, PO Box
1837, Sumter, SC 29151 Ė position will remain open until filled.
Santee-Lynches RCOG is an EOE.
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City of North
North Charleston, SC
The City of North Charleston is accepting applications for the
position of City Planner. This
and develops long-range plans and programs for
design, growth and development; assists with neighborhood and
City-wide planning functions, such as neighborhood development
plans, economic development plans, urban thoroughfare plans and
other long-term project and will assists in the development of
the Cityís Comprehensive Development Plan.
Additionally, this position will research, gather,
prepare analyze, and interpret data for census and other
planning studies; prepare related reports and make
recommendations; conduct field review of development projects as
may be required; attend meetings and make presentations and
participate in public hearings and meetings.
The successful candidate is required to stay abreast of
statutory regulations, requirements, and changes that are
related to department programs and projects; provide information
on land use applications, ordinances, codes, plans and related
planning programs and services and make reports and
recommendations to various customers, departments and agencies
as may be required.
The City Planner is required to receive and respond to
all public inquiries and request for assistance regarding
department projects and activities and attend meetings and make
presentations as may be requested and assist in conducting
public meetings and hearings; review existing maps, zoning and
land use data, census data, reports, correspondence; prepare and
process study reports, plans, records, memos and correspondence.
Must be proficient in the
use of Microsoft Office Software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and
provide exceptional customer service to all internal and
external customers on a continuous, have excellent interpersonal
skills to handle stressful situations in a civil and cooperative
Minimum Training and Experience:
A Bachelorís degree in Urban
or Regional Planning, Engineering, Architecture, Landscape
Architecture or related field supplemented by three to four
years of local government planning experience, or an equivalent
combination of education, training and experience that provides
the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must possess a
valid State of South Carolina driverís license.
offers a competitive salary and comprehensive fringe benefit
How and When to Apply: Resumes
are accepted with a City of North Charleston application
completed in its entirety to be considered for employment.
For an application and to review the job description, please
visit the Cityís website at
www.cityofnorthcharleston.org, or contact the City of North
Charleston Human Resources Department at 843-740-2597.
Fax resume and required
application to 843-745-1048, or e-mail them to
email@example.com. The position is open until
filled. The City of
North Charleston is an EOE.
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