Details for Director of Planning Position

Director of Planning

Ashe County is seeking applications for fill a vacancy in the Planning Department as Director of Planning. Successful applicant will be responsible for managing all planning functions, including land use and subdivision regulations, site plan review, and flood plain administration.

The applicant must have the ability to interpret and analyze technical reports, and possess knowledge of state statutes relating to county government and the planning function. The successful applicant will also assist with business and industrial development and maintain the County's E911 addressing system. The Director of Planning, who will report directly to the County Manager, must be a self-motivated professional with strong written and verbal communication skills. Considerable independent judgment and initiative are required in performing the duties of this position. Applicant must exercise tact and courtesy in frequent contact with the general public.

Salary: $55,299.00 annually plus excellent benefits package.

For a full job description, contact the NC Works Career Center located at Family Central, 626 Ashe Central School Road, Jefferson, NC 28640. A letter of application with a resume attached including salary history and work references is preferred.

Deadline for applications is Friday, February 28, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. Criminal records check and pre-employment drug testing is required.

Position will remain open until filled. Applicants information will remain confidential.


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