Senior Regional Planner – Santee-Lynches Regional Council of Governments

Opening Date: October 5, 2018                              Closing Date: Until Filled

Position: Senior Regional Planner, Santee-Lynches Regional Council of Governments

Salary Range: $45,000 – $55,000, 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: Master’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. Proficiency using Geospatial Information Systems (i.e. ArcGIS) to map and analyze spatial data is required. Experience with graphic design software (e.g. Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) is a plus. 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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