POSITION: Planner II
EMPLOYER: City of Rolesville, NC
CLOSING DATE: Position Open Until FilledCOMPENSATION: $51,639.00 - $76,426.00
DESCRIPTION: The Town of Rolesville, a community of about 9,000 residents, is a Northeast suburb of Raleigh. With the population increasing, Rolesville is one of the fastest-growing towns in North Carolina, and with that trend expected to continue. The Planning department plays a critical role in Rolesville and is responsible for collaborating with partners in the community, guiding growth, and sustaining the small-town feel as well as protecting the natural environment. The Town is looking for an experienced Planner II to continue to take the Town to new heights and create a space that will continue to attract new residents and businesses. The ideal candidate must exhibit the initiative to promote sound growth & development and have the ability to balance the needs of a diverse community in the changing economic environment. The position will be within the Planning Department and will focus on various aspects of municipal planning, zoning, & development functions.
Examples of Duties. Major Duties and Responsibilities: Assists with issues such as, but not limited to, current planning, long-range planning, annexation, zoning map and text amendments, code enforcement, plan review, building permit issuance, certificate of occupancy, and UDO administration Assists with developing, implementing, and administering planning and zoning policies, ordinances, and procedures Provides program and/or project management, planning, and analytical support. Assists with the Town of Rolesville's building inspection program, in cooperation with Wake County, including plan review, permitting, fee collection, field inspections, and certificates of occupancy issuance Researches issues, and prepares and presents recommendations to staff on various planning studies, including land use, rezoning, and subdivision development Identifies, develops, implement and maintains processes and practices that encourage, support and promote effective, comprehensive and meaningful citizen engagement. Assists in the development of long-range and strategic planning; participates in budget development, preparation, and administration. Assists and works with various boards and community groups as directed Attends monthly meetings of the Town of Rolesville Mayor and Board of Commissioners, Planning Board, and Board of Adjustment as needed
Typical Qualifications: Thorough knowledge of general statutes relating to municipal planning; Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices pertaining to municipal planning; Thorough knowledge of the philosophy underlying the laws and regulations pertaining to municipal planning; Thorough knowledge of municipal planning purposes, principles, and techniques; Thorough knowledge of emerging planning and zoning legislation; Thorough knowledge and understanding of the framework of municipal government; Thorough knowledge of how to deal with the public in combative situations all while remaining respectful and professional; Good knowledge of statutes, rules, and regulations relating to community development; Good knowledge of quantitative methods and research techniques; Working knowledge of the current literature, trends, and developments in the field of municipal planning
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