Dorchester County
Senior Planner
SALARY: $47,925.53 – $62,303.04

The purpose of the class is to perform professional and technical work in short-range and long-range planning programs related to the development and implementation of land use plans and policies, capital improvements, infrastructure development, and other County projects and programs; to supervise subordinate technical staff; and to perform related work as assigned. The class works within broad policy and organizational guidelines, does independent planning and implementation, and reports progress of major activities through periodic conferences and meetings. This class establishes and maintains effective working relationships with other County employees, municipalities, state and federal officials, representatives of historic and neighborhood organizations, business and community organizations and the public. The principal duties of this class are performed in a general office environment.

This particular position will focus on the East Edisto development in Dorchester County.  East Edisto is a Master Planned Development of over 72,000 acres stretched across two counties.  Within Dorchester County, the development is regulated by a Form Based Code, known as the East Edisto Form District Master Plan.  The East Edisto Senior Planner will be responsible for utilizing the Form Based Code to review development plans and proposals, plats, residential site plans, and will also provide technical assistance to developers and individual property owners.

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