Planner - PLAN - Planning & Land Use

South Carolina, USA Req #56
Friday, February 19, 2021


The Planner performs duties involving planning and community enhancement; some of which may include projects highlighting the history, culture, and natural amenities of the Town along with special or grant projects. Duties may include being a staff representative to a board or commission.




  • Provides staff assistance to senior staff and to boards or commissions.
  • Reviews plans and submittals for Zoning Code and Land Development compliance.
  • Assists citizens and business owners with zoning and land development questions.
  • Tracks development projects for status and compliance with any mitigation or special conditions.
  • Participates in or provides staffing for public outreach efforts and public information projects related to Planning.
  • Participates in site visits on occasion as it relates to development or construction projects.
  • Assists with special projects related to Planning.
  • Reviews applications for thoroughness and completeness.
  • Tracks development projects from initial submittal to completion.
  • Assists private developers, engineers, architects, and contractors with the commercial design review process.
  • Develops plans to improve coordination between departments and other agencies to streamline process.
  • Develops ways to expedite approval process, design review, plan review, and certificate of occupancy.
  • Serves as a staff representative to a board or commission whose main duty is commercial development or community enhancement.
  • Works on special projects and grant projects that enhance the community.
  • Performs other related assigned duties.






  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Planning or City Planning or related field.
  • Preferred candidate will have completed at least one relevant internship.
  • Preferred experience with architecture, site review or landscape architecture.



  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Geographic Information Systems, Adobe InDesign, and construction projects and processes;
  • Skill in the use of public relations, customer service and organization;
  • Ability to organize and direct the preparation of comprehensive research studies, analyze problems, prepare technical reports and formulate recommendations;
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with architects, contractors, developers, owners, supervisors, employees, and the general public.
To deliver superior performance in a manner that is distinctive and impactful to each person served and that establishes a standard for quality that endures for generations.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $23.18
  • South Carolina, USA