Closing Date: Open until 1/21/20

Salary Range: $65,000-$80,000.

Salary for this position is DOQ (depending on qualifications) of the selected candidate. The starting salary is expected to be in the range of $65,000—$80,000 with a comprehensive benefits package including:
• Health, Dental and Vision insurance
• Exceptional 457 Retirement Plan with an increased contribution by the County based on years of service
• Life insurance and long-term disability provided by the County
• Paid time off
• Employee Wellness Program Offerings

The County Planner can expect to perform the following types of duties and responsibilities on a regular basis:
 Research and prepare reports associated with proposed economic and land use development petitions or legislation, comprehensive planning and provide formal written and oral presentations with findings and/or recommendations;
 Coordinate and prepare annual reports of updates to the Short Term Work Program (STWP) and Capital Improvement Elements (CIE);
 Prepare preliminary impact statements for land use applications and researches the land use ordinance and/or Development review process;
 Develop and maintain forecasting & planning models associated with land use and infrastructure projects, analyze demographic, environmental, and economic data;
 Prepare applications and administer Federal and State grants used to advance plan implementation projects; coordinate procurement of professional consultants/contractors;
 Coordinate, research, maintain and prepare updates and amendments for various written reports related to planning, rezoning and annexation in the County as it relates to comprehensive plan principles, policies, and objectives;
 Prepare reports and other types of correspondence; prepare and maintain files and records;
 Coordinate the local and neighboring jurisdictions review of regional policy setting documents;
 Encourage and promote a culture of excellent customer service.

Interested candidates must submit by email a cover letter, resume, at least five job related references, and salary history not later than January 21, 2020 to: Lisa Ward, Senior Vice President, The Mercer Group, Inc., at Any questions please call 706-983-9326. Interviews are expected to be conducted during the week of February 17, 2020.
More information can be found below:
Recruiting Brochure