Closing Date: February 07, 2020

Salary Range: $52,559.93

General Description:
Under direction from the Zoning Administrator this position processes rezoning applications (prepares reports, case graphics, and other information as needed); reviews site plans and building permits for compliance with County regulations; performs research related to specific properties and their history; and provides assistance to the public on land use questions. Consequence of error may be high, so ability to interpret information quickly and accurately is important. As a principle planner, the employee is expected to conduct themselves in a manner that engenders trust from their manager, the department, and elected/appointed officials. Principle Planners are also expected to see the consequences of actions within the department, on other departments and agencies, and in the greater community, and bring forward solutions to a wide variety of issues before and as they appear. Occasionally leads staff work projects and may assist with the administration and supervision of employees and interns.

Essential Functions:
(These tasks are illustrative only; to carry out the day-to-day functions of the job, other duties may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.)

Provides a high level of customer service at all times; projects and maintains a positive image on behalf of Greenville County when dealing with a wide range of customers, from elected officials to the public. Exercises sound service techniques such as listening, asking pertinent questions, communicating effectively and problem solving. Must be able to anticipate positive and negative outcomes of personal and departmental actions and address solutions.

Leads and designs a variety of related meetings, including the type, amount, and style of information presented, to reach the intended audience appropriately and professionally. Shall have the confidence of managers to handle these types of meetings without supervision, if necessary.
Knowledgably represents the department to the public, County and municipal officials, commissions and boards, planning stakeholders, staff members and County personnel, and other agencies in a variety of settings, sometimes controversial, in community planning related areas as required.
May coordinate activities and work assignments of staff employees and interns; provide instruction and positive example in related areas; review work for accuracy and completeness; ensure that standards and
regulations are met.
Provides instruction and assistance to staff members, other departments/agencies, and elected/appointed officials as needed in related matters.
Works and acts as an exemplary team player in all interactions with other county agencies and divisions.
Pro-actively brings agencies and divisions together to meet identified goals, objectives, and implementation strategies.
Works to ensure that safe work methods are followed to prevent injuries.
Provides responsible staff assistance to the Director of Planning; prepares and presents staff reports and other necessary correspondence.
Be a Subject Matter Expert in the County Zoning Ordinance, Land Development Regulations, Planning Enabling Act and Comprehensive Plan and their application as they relate to the execution of duties as well as in the development of policies, procedures, ordinances and planning initiatives.
Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
Night meetings are likely.

You can apply on the County website here

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