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Senior Planner, Town of Bluffton

Position Category: Planning, GIS

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

Job Duties:
  • 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 applications
  • 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
  • Evaluates and effectively communicates codes, procedures, plan specifications and alternatives with property owners, contractors, developers, engineers, architects and the public

  • 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

Pay Info:
Grade 18

How to apply:
To apply, visit and complete an employment application. Send your completed application, resume and cover letter to