Local Government Planner
Waccamaw Council of Governments
Hiring Range:
Closing Date: Until Filled

General Job Description:
The Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments (WRCOG) is seeking a Local Government Planner to support the Transportation and Local Planning Programs of WRCOG. This position will assist with local planning and transportation projects throughout the region and provide support to all of the department’s programs by developing plans and reports (growth management, land use, economic development, transportation, water quality, air quality, or other plans), collecting and analyzing data, and writing and administering proposals and grant applications. The position will also provide professional planning assistance to local governments on varied planning projects and serve as contracted planning staff for local governments in the region, as needed, providing assistance to planning commissions, boards and citizen advisory groups in the preparation and implementation of plans and programs, and draft comprehensive plans, zoning regulations, ordinances/codes, hazard mitigation plans and other planning studies. The selected candidate will be required to interpret and apply applicable federal, state, county and local codes, ordinances and regulations.

Minimum Education and Training:
Entry level: Bachelors degree; Associate and Senior level: Masters Degree
Entry level: 0-3 years of experience; Associate level: 3-5 years experience; Senior level: 7+ years of experience
Any equivalent combination of education and experience.
Preferred: AICP (required for Senior Level)

To apply: Visit website for full description at https://wrcog.org/about-wrcog/employment-opportunities/. Those interested should submit a cover letter to Kelly Stuckey, via email to kstuckey@wrcog.org or mail to WRCOG, Attn: Kelly Stuckey, 1230 Highmarket Street, Georgetown, SC 29440. WRCOG is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). This position will remain open until filled.