SENIOR PLANNER/GIS ANALYST
The Town of Ashland, Virginia is seeking to fill the position of Senior Planner/GIS Analyst. Responsibilities include coordinating the development review process; the preparation, analysis and presentation of cases to the Planning Commission; conducting special planning studies as needed, including updating the Comprehensive Plan; and coordinating computerized land record management systems. The successful candidate must be multi-task oriented, effectively meet project deadlines, and work in a team atmosphere. A demonstrated ability to read and interpret codes, site plans and subdivision plats is required. The position requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in planning or related field and 4 years of progressively responsible experience in development review and GIS. There is the potential to be hired at a lower grade with less experience. Salary range for the position is $57,088 to $85,632, with the starting salary depending on qualifications and position.
The ideal candidate will be ethical, respectful, approachable, trustworthy, apolitical, and committed to service. He/she will be adaptable to changing needs, build partnerships and collaboration across agencies and organizations that have similar objectives, while seeking to enhance the Town’s ability to meet community needs. They must be able to show fairness as well as patience, humility, and a sense of humor while dealing with customers and co-workers.