Opening Date: April 29, 2019

Closing Date: Until Filled

Salary Range: Salaries are commensurate with experience.

Job Description: We are currently seeking a professional planner with demonstrated experience as a strong project manager and passion for innovative planning with a work ethic and motivation to strive for a positive impact on the region and local communities. Interested candidates should be confident in their ability to establish and attain goals, meet deadlines, work both independently and as part of a team, requiring adaptability and objectivity.

Duties and Responsibilities: Responsibilities of this position include professional planning and project management supporting: updating the regional 208 Water Quality Plan, development and monitoring of the regional stormwater management and resiliency efforts and the region’s multi-modal transportation system; development of comprehensive plans, zoning and land development regulations; development and implementation of infrastructure improvement projects funded by various grant sources; coordination and/or participation in regional environmental, growth and quality of life initiatives; and conducting other related activities such as data gathering, technical analyses and mapping.  Duties involve ensuring compliance with state and federal funding, public notification and participation requirements, and grant documentation requirements.

Desirable Training and Experience: The ideal candidate has a mix of knowledge and abilities including strong skills in data research and technical analysis, communications, presentations and computer programs.  Experience in the use of analytical tools such as GIS, excel, federal and state environmental processes and proven ability to analyze complex issues and present results in concise reports and presentations.

Candidates must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Planning, Public Administration, Economics or a related field with major emphasis in planning and three years of professional planning experience. A Master’s Degree in Planning, Public Administration, Economics or a related field may be substituted for one year of required experience. AICP certification or the ability to obtain certification within a year of hiring is also preferred.

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Qualified applicants please send your resume to:

(843) 529-0305


BCD Council of Governments
Attention: Star Ross
1362 McMillan Avenue
Suite 100
North Charleston, SC 29405