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Town of Kernersville

Kernersville, NC United States

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URL: http://jobs.toknc.com

This position is required to work with citizens and public officials on planning and engineering projects. Analyzes plans and makes recommendations related to the physical, social and economic development of the community and its neighborhoods. Prepares staff reports for Planning Board, Board of Adjustment, and Board of Alderman consideration. An employee in this class supervises and participates in performing moderately complex and difficult planning tasks in connection with the design and construction of public infrastructure to promote SMART growth. Responsible to coordinate inter and intra-governmental activities. Prepares grant applications, budgets, records and reports related to projects. Performs complex research, makes demographic projections, and prepares studies. Assignments are received orally or in writing, and require independent judgment and initiative in planning work and making decisions. This position is required to work with citizens and public officials on planning and engineering projects. Analyzes plans and makes recommendations related to the physical, social and economic development of the community and its neighborhoods. Prepares staff reports for Planning Board, Board of Adjustment, and Board of Alderman consideration. An employee in this class supervises and participates in performing moderately complex and difficult planning tasks in connection with the design and construction of public infrastructure to promote SMART growth. Responsible to coordinate inter and intra-governmental activities. Prepares grant applications, budgets, records and reports related to projects. Performs complex research, makes demographic projections, and prepares studies. Assignments are received orally or in writing, and require independent judgment and initiative in planning work and making decisions.

Essential duties are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills. They are intended to be accurate summaries of what the job classification involves and what is required to perform it. Employees are responsible for all other duties as assigned.

  • Manages complex comprehensive plan amendments, rezonings, annexations, site plans, and plats.
  • Gathers data to prepare reports and technical studies.
  • Presents assigned development projects to the Planning Board and Board of Aldermen, to include discussion of interagency review issues and citizen concerns.
  • Performs proposal and project presentations.
  • Attends meetings both within and outside the community pertaining to existing and potential projects.
  • Coordinates and consult with Federal, State, Regional and Local regulatory agencies on scope and impact of project.
  • Understands and complies with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations and guidance.
  • Coordinates transportation and regional planning with the surround jurisdictions.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Advanced knowledge of the philosophies, principals, practices & and techniques of planning.
  • Well-developed knowledge of one or more planning disciplines, such as urban design, transportation, economic development or land use.
  • Exposure to civil engineering design processes and procedures and surveying.
  • Considerable knowledge of construction techniques and processes.
  • Ability to operate ESRI software.
  • Considerable knowledge of mapping processes and techniques, processes, and procedures.
  • Working knowledge of legal processes involved in encroachments and land acquisitions.
  • Ability to read plans and specifications.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with the general public, contractors, and other employees.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with the general public and other employees.
  • Ability to plan and organize work and maintain the necessary records and reports in the leadership capacity.
  • Advanced knowledge of the philosophies, principals, practices & techniques of planning, transportation and engineering.
  • Well-developed knowledge of one or more engineering and planning disciplines, such as urban design, transportation, infrastructure design or land use planning.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret business and technical procedures and governmental regulations.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Make persuasive presentations on complex topics to top management, public groups and/or boards, and employees.
  • Write plans, reports, correspondence, procedures and other required documentation.
  • Demonstrated project management skills.
  • Define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to work with detail, problem solve, and communicate problems.
  • Ability to work on several projects or issues simultaneously.
  • Ability to manage projects effectively and meet firm deadlines.
  • Technical expertise or hands-on experience with applicable technology and software such as ESRI, and Microsoft.
Experience Level
Entry (0-1 year)
AICP Level
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Specialty
Land Use and Development Regulation and Zoning
Salary Range
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Contact Information

Catherine Garner
Employer URL
https://toknc.com
Phone
336-992-0705