Senior Planner
Lancaster, South Carolina County Government (Planning Department)
Hiring Range:
$61,320.00 – $90,176.00 Annually
Closing Date: Until Filled

General Job Description:
Lancaster County, South Carolina is one of the fastest growing counties in South Carolina and the Charlotte, NC Metropolitan Area. The County is currently undergoing a transformative process through the ongoing development of a new Comprehensive Plan and Unified Development Ordinance (UDO), which the Senior Planner will have an active role in. The Planning and Zoning Department is seeking a Senior Planner who is adept at working in a dynamic environment that includes both urban and rural planning elements. Working in the Planning and Zoning Department is a collaborative process that requires camaraderie with teammates. Lancaster County is willing to offer a very competitive salary in order to hire the most qualified candidates.

Minimum Education and Training:
Typical qualifications for the Deputy Planning Director may include, but are not limited to the following.
 Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Urban and Regional Planning, Geography, or related field
 Minimum five-years of experience as a planner
 Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite
 AICP certification is desirable, but not required
 Understanding of the principals and practices of current, long range, and transportation planning
 Ability to manage multiple projects effectively and meet assigned timelines
 Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
 Collaborative mindset and conflict resolution skills
 Ability to form effective relationships with internal and external customers
 Effective communication skills: oral, written, and public presentations

101 North Main St
Lancaster, SC 29720
(803) 416-9423