Regional Planner – Santee-Lynches Regional Council of Governments

Opening Date: June 11, 2018                                   Closing Date: Until Filled

Position: Regional Planner, Santee-Lynches Regional Council of Governments (Sumter, SC)

Salary Range: $35,000-$45,000, subject to qualifications

Job Description: Under the general direction of the Chief for Economic & Community Sustainability, this position will perform a variety of professional planning tasks in support of local governments and regional partners in South Carolina’s Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee and Sumter Counties, including development of innovative and appropriate tools to plan for the region’s future, including review and update of Comprehensive Plans and Zoning Ordinances. The successful candidate will also work to develop and implement planning projects for the Council of Governments in the areas of environmental and natural resources planning, transportation planning, economic development planning and hazard mitigation planning.

Minimum Qualifications and Other Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in land use planning, urban or regional planning, geography, landscape architecture, public administration or a related field is required or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Experience with graphic design software (e.g. Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) is a plus. A Master’s degree in a planning related field and/or at least two (2) years of experience in the planning field is preferred. American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification is preferred, but not required. Must possess a valid state-issued driver’s license.

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