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Planner
County of Glynn
Brunswick, GA
(updated Jul 11, 2014)

 

Principal Transit Planner
County of Greenville
Greenville, SC
(updated Jul 1, 2014)

 

Planning Director
City of Conway
Conway, SC
(updated Jun 30, 2014)

 

Planner
County of Greenville
Greenville, SC
(updated May 14, 2014)

 

 

 

 

 

Planner

County of Glynn
Brunswick, GA

Job Summary: The purpose of this classification is to review site plans and land development applications for compliance with county codes and ordinances. This is a full-time position and receives all benefits afforded to regular employees.

Essential Job Functions: Interprets and applies applicable state, county, and local codes, ordinances, regulations, standards, specifications, policies, and procedures pertaining to planning, zoning, land development and land use; initiates any actions necessary to correct deviations or violations.  Provides information and technical assistance to citizens, property owners, land developers, contractors, architects, staff members, or other individuals/agencies regarding planning/zoning issues, codes/ordinances, building permits, plan reviews, procedures, forms, or other issues; responds to routine questions or complaints; researches problems and initiates problem resolutions; meets with customers as requested.  Conducts review of minor plan applications, preliminary plat applications, final plat applications, subdivision plats site plan applications, building permit applications, construction plans, telecommunication facilities applications, special use permit applications, variance requests, village preservation applications, Board of Appeals applications, or other documents. Determines whether proposed development complies with planning, zoning, and land use guidelines; recommends approval or denial of plans or permits.  Prepares and distributes correspondence pertaining to reviews; distributes plan for review as appropriate; directs staff development review meetings to discuss plan reviews; prepares staff reports with recommendations for presentation to boards/commissioners.  Presents agenda items with staff reports to Planning Commissions and Board of Appeals.  Represents the department in court as needed.  Maintains files/records of work activities and documentation. Researches various records and resources as needed.  Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, staff reports, technical study reports, agendas, agenda items, customer contact forms, maps, or other documents. Operates a computer to enter, retrieve, review, and modify data.  Conducts field visits for site approvals as appropriate.  Maintains comprehensive, current knowledge of applicable laws/regulations. Performs other duties as required.

Minimum Education, Training and Experience: Minimum Bachelorís degree in Planning with Masterís level course work in the field; Masterís degree strongly preferred; supplemented by three (3) years previous experience and/or training that includes local government planning, zoning, site plan review, drafting, and personal computer operations.

Required Certificates/Licenses: Valid Driverís License.  AICP membership is preferred.

Salary: $35,670 - $48,872 DOQ

Contact: Glynn County Human Resources Department, (912) 554-7170

Email: jobs@glynncounty-ga.gov

Website: www.glynncounty.org

Postal Address: 1725 Reynolds Street, Suite 102, Brunswick, GA 31520

The deadline to apply is July 25, 2014

 

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Principal Transit Planner

County of Greenville/GPATS
Greenville, SC

Job Summary: The Greenville County Department of Planning and Code Compliance is seeking to hire a Transit Planner and Grants Manager to provide staffing for the Greenville-Pickens Area Transportation Study (GPATS) Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) as it assumes the status of the Greenville Urbanized Area's (UZA) Designated Recipient and Direct Recipient for Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Apportionments. 

Responsibilities: This position will oversee the sub-allocation of FTA Section 5307 and 5340 funding to the UZA's transit providers, serve as Planner and Grants Manager for all Sub-Recipients including reporting to the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) and FTA, and management and distribution of FTA Section 5310 and 5339 funding. This position will report to the Greenville County Transportation Planning Manager within the Department of Planning and Code Compliance. 

Requirements: Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Transportation, Urban Planning, Transit Planning, or related field. Master's degree preferred in equivalent field. Two (2) to three (3) years of experience with FTA regulations, and in developing, applying for, and reporting on FTA Section 53 funding grants is required. AICP preferred.

Salary: $48,334.41 DOQ

Contact: Keith Brockington kbrockington@greenvillecounty.org

Website www.greenvillecounty.org/apps/OnlineApplications/

Postal Address: 301 University Ridge, Suite 3800, Greenville, SC 29601

 

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Planning Director

City of Conway
Conway, SC

Job Summary: The City of Conway is accepting applications for the position of Planning Director. This position performs professional work organizing and directing the planning, zoning, and GIS activities of the City. Responsibilities include supervision of department staff, development and administration of department budget, and coordination of a variety of activities related to growth, long range planning, development and redevelopment within the City. This position works with developers, engineers, and architects to ensure that development meets city objectives and regulations. Articulates city policies to the public. Advises and supervises staff in evaluating development applications. Attends city council and development review meetings including, but not limited to, Planning Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals and Community Appearance Board. Oversees grants, coordinates with other planning agencies, and enforces the Cityís Unified Development Ordinance. Work is performed under the supervision of the City Administrator.
The successful candidate for this position must have the ability to evaluate potential development by providing guidance and suggestions for achieving City development objectives; coordinate with other departments regarding potential developments; identify obstacles to appropriate development and help determine ways to overcome them; interpret city development regulations and policies for staff, elected officials, boards, and commissions and the public; implement and enforce the regulations of the Cityís Unified Development Ordinance. Must possess a thorough knowledge of the advanced principles and practices of urban planning; a thorough knowledge of current economics, municipal finance and sociology as it applies to planning; knowledge of current developments in the field of planning; general knowledge of the principles and practices of civil engineering as it relates to planning and subdivision design; general knowledge of the principles and practices of zoning code enforcement. This position integrates with the general public on a regular basis, placing a high priority on exceptional customer service.

Minimum Training and Experience: A degree in Urban Planning, Regional Planning, Public Administration, or related field; Masterís Degree preferred. A minimum of six years of experience in municipal planning, professional planning, or related industry or any equivalent combination of education and training. A driverís license valid in the State of South Carolina is required for this position. 

Salary: Entry level pay for this position is $69,319 with room for negotiation DOQ.

How to Apply: For an application, please visit the Cityís website at www.cityofconway.com or contact Conway City Hall, 229 Main Street, Conway, SC 29526, or (843) 248-1760. Applications may also be obtained from the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce, 200A Victory Lane, Conway, SC 29526. Interested persons should submit an application and rťsumť to the City of Conway, Attn: Cynthia C. Howard, Human Resources Director, PO Box 1075, Conway, SC 29528. The deadline to apply is July 25, 2014.

 

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Planner

County of Greenville
Greenville, SC

Job Summary: This position is located in the Long Range Planning section and therefore conducts community and area planning with the goal of implementing the Countyís Comprehensive plan. This position also provides planning and technical assistance to some of the Countyís community service providers. This position may also provide planning and zoning assistance to one of the Countyís municipalities. Excellent oral and written communication, as well as GIS skills are required.

Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelorís degree in planning, geography, political science or a closely related field.  A Masterís degree is highly desirable and may be substituted for one year of experience. Three (3) years of increasingly responsible experience in city or regional planning or zoning, or any equivalent combination of training and experience.  Certification from the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) is highly desirable.  Attending and participating in evening and weekend meetings is an essential function of the job and will be required from time to time.

How to Apply: Interested applicants should complete an online application via the Greenville County website (link below).

Salary: $42,391.05  DOQ

Website: www.greenvillecounty.org/apps/OnlineApplications

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