Planning & Development Director – Colleton County

Opening Date: September 10, 2018                    Closing Date: Until Filled

Position: Planning & Development Director, Colleton County

Salary Range: Salary Market Competitive

Job Description: Under limited supervision, plans, organizes, and directs all programs, functions, and activities of the Department of Planning and Development and provides leadership in growth management planning and land use development within the County. Is responsible for supervising and overseeing the operations and activities of personnel involved in administering the land development, zoning, flood, nuisance, litter control and building code enforcement programs. Work includes the development of an integrated, on-going planning function to determine and implement the various goals and objectives of county residents in areas of land use and development, environment, housing, industrial development, zoning, and other matters of concern; and the formulation and maintenance of ordinances and policies regulating the use and development of land; the preparation of action programs to facilitate development of the County and the enhancement of its design and appearance. Prepares departmental budget. Directs and administers programmatic aspects of all planning activities, permitting processes, enforcement actions. Reports to the County Administrator.

Minimum Qualifications and Other Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in public administration, planning or a related field with five or more year’s progressively responsible experience in a managerial or leadership capacity within the area of public land use and comprehensive planning; or any equivalent combination of education, experience, or training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Master’s Degree Preferred. Must have AICP Certification. Experience with Building Code Administration and Floodplain Management considered essential. Must possess a valid driver’s license and a good driving record. Pre-employment drug screening and a satisfactory background check is also required.

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