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Planner, Town of Bluffton

Position Category: Planning, GIS

Position hours: Full-time position, 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday

Job duties:

  • Administers, coordinates and conducts development and other technical reviews as part of the town's land use regulatory programs
  • Administers and implements the town's Comprehensive Plan, Old Town Master Plan, development agreements, Unified Development Ordinance and Community Development Program and provides support and oversight to numerous town boards, committees and commissions, particularly town council, planning commission and historic preservation commission
  • Performs development plan reviews, planned unit development reviews, subdivision reviews, sign and site feature reviews and annexation reviews; reviews and updates the town's Comprehensive Plan; conducts data collection, research and analyses for planning reports and studies assigned by the director; prepares planning and project analyses; and works closely and  coordinates with the planning and community development manager, town council, planning commission, zoning board of appeals, historic preservation commission, developer representatives, consultants and the general public


  • Bachelor's degree in planning, urban design, landscape architecture, public administration, political science, economic development or a related field
  • Two years of planning/community development experience or any equivalent combination of education and experience

How to apply: For a complete job description and to download an application, visit Send application, resume and cover letter to