Long Range Principal Planner
County of Greenville
Closing Date: November 1, 2021
Under direction from the Long Range Planning Manager, Long Range Principal Planners will be project managers for neighborhood, community, and/or area plans, developing goals/objectives for projects, along with implementation strategies, and write/design the final product. As a Principal Planner, the employee is expected to conduct themselves in a manner that engenders trust from their manager, the department, and elected/appointed officials. Principal Planners are expected to see the consequences of actions within the department and on other departments and agencies and the greater community and bring forward solutions to a wide variety of planning-related issues. They are expected to perform duties relatively unsupervised, with the manager having a high-level of confidence in their judgement and accuracy. The employee will occasionally lead staff work projects and may assist with the administration and supervision of other employees and interns.
Identify and respond to community, Planning Commission, Administration and County Council issues, concerns and needs.
Develop and administer division goals, objectives and procedures in concert with Comprehensive Plan and Departmental goals and objectives.
Analyze planning initiatives, requirements and policies and make recommendations for needed revisions to the Comprehensive Plan, Land Development Regulations and Zoning Ordinance.
Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals and objectives.
A Master’s degree in City and Regional Planning, Public Administration, or a related field, and 3-5 years’ experience in urban, regional or community planning; or a Bachelor’s degree in planning, and any equivalent combination of training and experience.
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