Associate Planner (Zoning) – City of Charleston

Opening Date: May 30, 2018                        Closing Date: Visit website for availability

Position: Associate Planner (Zoning), City of Charleston

Pay Rate: $16.58/hour

Job Description: Examines and processes building and development plans. Accepts applications for review and approval. Reviews/approves plans for new construction, alterations and renovations for compliance with approved work and for issuance of building certificates of occupancy. Assists applicants with preparation of required documents for code compliance. Conducts site inspections to verify ordinance compliance. Prepares agendas and application files for community board meetings. Posts signs on properties for public meetings. Maintains filing system. Notes instances of noncompliance on plans and correction sheet and suggests modifications to bring plans into compliance. Submits reports detailing items of noncompliance to applicant for correction. Provides customer service assistance to the public regarding zoning issues. Researches and evaluates City permit and property information. Receives, researches and evaluates complaints about possible violations of zoning regulations.

Minimum Qualifications and Other Requirements: Associate’s degree (AA/AS), Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) is preferred or equivalent; and two years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Valid state issued driver’s license with excellent driving record. To perform this job successfully, an individual should have a thorough knowledge of Microsoft Window, Outlook, Excel and Word or similar software.

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