Town of Leesburg
Planning and Zoning
Closing Date: February 28, 2018
This is a senior-level professional position in the Planning and Zoning Department performing a variety of planning and zoning functions primarily including land development review for legislative applications. As the work of the Department dictates, the position will also include a variety of planning, analytical and research functions in comprehensive planning and zoning. The ideal candidate will have experience with the land development review process in either the public or private sectors; a strong understanding of how to achieve effective placemaking and community design; advanced computer and technical skills in community design and GIS; effective writing and verbal communication skills; a problem-solving mindset; ability to work effectively in a team environment; strong organizational skills; and flexibility to work on a variety of work assignments.
Required: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year college or university with course work in Planning or a related field; five (5) years of land use planning and community design experience; strong computer skills in urban and graphic design using mapping, illustration and visualization software such as Adobe Creative Suite, GIS/ArcView, Google SketchUP Pro; strong verbal and written communication skills.
Preferred: Master’s Degree in Planning or a related field; excellent computer and communication skills; AICP certification; bilingual in English/Spanish.
TO APPLY: Please visit www.leesburgva.gov/jobs for more information and to apply online. Resumes may be submitted as supplemental only. EOE/ADA.