Planner, Essex County
Essex County is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Planner.
Salary: $37,069.71 – $48,190.62 DOQ/DOE (+) benefits.
Essex County is seeking an individual to perform a variety of community planning and land use code administration functions in the Community Development Department working in close and daily contact with property owners; building contractors; architects, surveyors and other development professionals; and a variety of public officials and staff. Essential functions include long range comprehensive land use planning and special community project planning, administration and enforcement of county land use and development ordinances including regulations specific to coastal and waterfront communities, serving as staff support to various county commissions and boards involved in land use planning and permitting, and assisting the County Administrator and other staff as may be required. The County Planner will be under the supervision and direction of the County Administrator.
The successful candidate will have any combination of a Bachelors’ degree in Planning, Public Administration, or related field with three years of public or private sector community planning experience with demonstrated knowledge of zoning and subdivision ordinance administration and enforcement. VAZO or other certified zoning administrator certification, AICP certification, and/or experience with Chesapeake Bay Preservation Act or other coastal/wetland regulations desirable.
For complete details about the position of Planner call (804) 443-8155. Completed applications should be submitted to Alexes R. Chatham, Payroll & Human Resources Manager, P. O. Box 1079, Tappahannock, VA 22560. Applications will be reviewed as received. Open until filled.
Essex County is an equal opportunity provider.