Closing Date: Open until 1/13/20

Salary Range: $49,457-$60,000

General Job Description:
Horry County is located along the South Carolina coast and is part of the second fastest growing metropolitan statistical area in the nation. With over 320,000 residents, it is expected to grow by more than 250,000 people by the year 2040. Because Horry County’s diverse and rapidly changing landscape and built environment, the ideal candidate must possess critical thinking skills and have the ability to work on a variety of  projects that will support the County’s Comprehensive Plan and Strategic Plan.

Duties for this Position:
The Senior Planner will be immersed in and responsible for many current planning activities and land development review within the department. The Senior Planner will coordinate and often facilitate meetings with design professionals, various County staff and departments, and citizens. This position will also work with various boards and commissions. Candidates should be able to work independently as well as part of a   multidisciplinary team and have excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Administers the Zoning Ordinance and Land Development Regulations, providing research and drafting of proposed text amendments.
  • Reviews development plans to ensure compliance with Zoning and Land Development
  • Assists in the preparation of Rezoning materials for Planning Commission and County
  • Assists in the preparation of Variance and Special Exception materials for Zoning Board
    of Appeals.

Position Minimum Requirements:
Qualified candidate must possess a Master’s Degree in Urban and Regional Planning, Landscape
Architecture, Public Administration, Architecture, Engineering, Environmental Science, or other
related field. Candidates should have experience with ArcGIS experience. Candidates must be willing
to furnish work samples at time of interview and be able to pass required pre-employment physical
and background check.

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