Campbell County is seeking a Planner for our Community Development Department. The position will focus on current needs within the Environmental Management Section, including erosion and sediment control/stormwater management plan review. Training is available, and the position is part of a career ladder leading to advancement within the department.
-Provides professional and technical assistance to the Community Development Director, Administrator, other senior staff, Board, and Planning Commission;
-Prepares and makes presentations to appropriate boards and commissions on matters requiring action;
-Gathers, interprets and prepares data for planning studies and reports;
-Assists with revisions to applicable County Ordinances and Comprehensive Plan;
-Works with affected individuals and agencies on the development of commercial/industrial sites, residential developments, and infrastructure improvements;
-Reviews plans and processes applications for various land use and development proposals;
-Approves subdivision plats and site plans within assigned areas;
-Makes necessary field inspections applicable to planning and development projects;
-Coordinates with other County, Regional or State offices, agencies or officials involved in or affected by planning and development activities of the County;
-Maintains and insures the accuracy and security of records.
-Bachelor’s degree in engineering, planning or related field. Desired: Master’s degree in related field.
-One year of related experience.
-Must have or obtain State certifications according to the needs of the department. These may include E&S/Stormwater Inspector, Plan Reviewer, or Combined Administrator, Certified Floodplain Manager, Certified Zoning Officer/Administrator, and Certified Planning Commissioner’s Program.
-Additional education and/or training may be substituted where applicable.
Core Skill Sets:
-Ability to maintain effective working relationships in order to explain policies and obtain cooperation.
-Thorough knowledge of the State statutes and County ordinances governing land development and related codes;
-Thorough knowledge of basic planning/engineering principles and practices;
-Ability to read and comprehend site plans, topography maps, plats, zoning and real estate maps, aerial photographs, and use engineering scales;
-Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing;
(see attached job description)