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Senior Planner , Town of Bluffton

Position Category: Planning, GIS

Position hours: Full-time position, Monday- Thursday: 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.; Friday: 8 a.m. -1 p.m.

Job duties: 
  • The Senior Planner within the Growth Management Department Planning & Community Development Division provides a range of planning and community development services in a dynamic and growing community setting.  This is a professional planning position requiring a high level of skill and technical background in administering, coordinating and conducting development and other technical reviews as part of the Town’s land use regulatory programs.
  • Conducts development reviews; evaluates and authors alternatives and conformance with Town policies, ordinances, and the Comprehensive Plan; writes and presents staff reports to boards and commissions for which the Growth Management Department supports and/or Reports including but not limited to the Planning Commission, Board of Zoning Appeals, Historic Preservation Commission, and Town Council regarding such application.
  • Serves as project manager for complex planning projects, including analyzing and evaluating site and architectural plans, performing technical review for project plans and applications and making recommendations.

  • Master’s degree or equivalent preferred in Planning, Urban Design, Landscape Architecture, Public Administration, Political Science, Economic Development, Community Development or related field; five years of planning and community development experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • AICP Certification is preferred
  • Experience in Urban Design and Development Review
How to apply: To apply, please visit and fill out an Employment Application. Once completed, send your application, resume and cover letter to

Deadline: Open until filled​