Planning Director – Town of Fort Mill, SC

Opening Date:  December 26, 2018

Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

Position:  Planning Director

Salary Range:  Depends on Qualifications (DOQ)

Job Description:  Under limited supervision, performs technical, administrative, and professional work in planning, organizing, and directing the programs and functions of the Planning Department.  Work is performed under the direction of the Town Manager.

Essential Functions: Manages the day-to-day operations of the Planning Department and its staff by organizing and assigning work, setting priorities, and establishing objectives and standards. Manages the projects and programs of the Planning Department and assists with other Town projects and programs as assigned by the Town Manager.

Supervises department staff to ensure that tasks and duties are completed in an organized, timely, and professional manner.

Develops policies, ordinances, and administrative procedures for carrying out long- and short-range planning functions. Regularly evaluates policies, ordinances, and administrative procedures and recommends changes, as necessary, to improve effectiveness and ensure continued compliance with Town goals and objectives and with all applicable laws, ordinances, regulations.

Qualifications:  Requires a Master’s degree in City/Urban/Regional Planning, Public Administration or related field with five to six years of experience in urban planning, with specific knowledge of comprehensive planning, zoning administration and enforcement, administration of building and technical construction codes and inspection programs; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must possess a valid South Carolina driver’s license.

How to apply:  Send completed application and resume to Debbie Hardin, HR Specialist, Town of Fort Mill, P.O. Box 159, Fort Mill SC 29716 or email to dhardin@fortmillsc.gov.  The application can be found on the Town of Fort Mill website: www.fortmillsc.gov.  The Town of Fort Mill is an equal opportunity employer.

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