Planning and Zoning Administrator
Town of Lyman
: $50,000-$55,000
Closing Date: Until Filled

Job Duties:
Under limited supervision, performs administrative and technical work in support of the activities for the Town of Lyman. Work involves the administration and enforcement of the Town Zoning Ordinance; the Town Land Development Regulations, and the International Property Code; review and approval of residential and commercial construction and development; preparing information for public hearings; preparing agendas, packets, staff reports and organization of Planning Commission Meetings and Board of Zoning Appeals Meetings; maintaining permanent records on all zoning map and text amendments and Zoning Board variances. Reports to the Assistant Town Administrator.
The Planning and Zoning Administrator will shepherd applicants through the development review process from start to finish using a customer service approach. The position will review land use and development proposals for conformity with town regulations, which will require frequent meetings with developers and engineers. A familiarity with all Town ordinances will be necessary during these solutions-oriented interactions.
The Planning and Zoning Administrator will also act as the Town’s chief code enforcement officer and will perform a variety of technical duties in support of the Town’s code enforcement program; monitors and enforces a variety of applicable ordinances, codes, and regulations related to zoning, land use, nuisance housing, building codes, health and safety, blight and other matters of public concern; and serves as a resource and provides information on Town regulations to property owners, residents, businesses, the general public, and other Town departments and divisions.

A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in city/regional/urban planning, architecture, public policy, public administration, or related field is required.
A minimum of two years experience in planning, zoning, land use, land development, and/or code enforcement work is required. Prior government experience, specifically, municipal government experience, is strongly preferred. Prior experience working in the Upstate of South Carolina is also a plus.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite is required, including Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, and PowerPoint. Prior experience with GIS/mapping software is also preferred.

Position Hours:
Full time, Monday to Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Friday, 8:30 am to 4:00 p.m., with occasional work on evenings and weekends for meetings and code enforcement activities.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, salary history and at least three professional references by email to:; by mail or hand delivery:
Town of Lyman, Attn: Assistant Town Administrator
81 Groce Road
Lyman, SC 29365