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Planner, Town of Mount Pleasant

Position Category: Planning, GIS

Position Hours:
Full time, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday

Job Duties:
  • The Planner performs duties involving planning and community enhancement; some of which may include projects highlighting the history, culture, and natural amenities of the Town along with special or grant projects. Duties may include being a staff representative to a board or commission.
  • Provides staff assistance to senior staff and to boards or commissions and reviews plans and submittals for Zoning Code and Land Development compliance. Assists citizens and business owners with zoning and land development questions. Develops ways to expedite approval process, design review, plan review, and certificate of occupancy. Works on special projects and grant projects that enhance the community.
  • Tracks development projects from initial submittal to completion as well as tracks status and compliance with any mitigation or special conditions. Participates in site visits as it relates to development or construction projects. Participates in or provides staffing for public outreach efforts and public information projects related to Planning and assists with special projects related to Planning. Assists private developers, engineers, architects, and contractors with the commercial design review process.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Planning or City Planning or related field. Preferred candidate will have completed at least one relevant internship. Preferred experience with architecture, site review or landscape architecture.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Geographic Information Systems, Adobe InDesign, and construction projects and processes. Skilled in the use of public relations, customer service and organization. Ability to organize and direct the preparation of comprehensive research studies, analyze problems, prepare technical reports and formulate recommendations. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with architects, contractors, developers, owners, supervisors, employees, and the general public.

Pay Info:
$23.18/hour; $45,896.40/annually

How to apply:
Please visit website to review the full job description and to apply.

The Town of Mount Pleasant is an Equal Opportunity Employer.