Planner III

  • August 8, 2022

Planner III – Planning & Development Services

Salary: $62,271.00 – $85,225.00 annually

APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE AT: http://www.volusia.org/humanresources

The County of Volusia is seeking an experienced Planner II/III, dependent on qualifications, for the Planning and Development Services Division. Volusia County has a robust environmental conservation program, multiple historic, rural, and agricultural communities, as well as 16 cities of varying sizes. This position is located in DeLand, Florida, and will be responsible for implementing the county’s growth management plans, including gathering, analyzing, and presenting technical information to develop public policy and ensure the appropriate development of lands. County planners must apply a range of planning techniques such as conservation of environmentally sensitive lands, protection of agricultural and rural communities, and development of urban infill areas. All candidates applying for this position must have excellent writing, presentation, and analytical skills; the ability to communicate effectively with staff, applicants, and the public, as well as elected and appointed officials.

ILLUSTRATIVE DUTIES:

· Serves as principal planner for major program areas such as transportation, land use, project planning, and design, economic development, and zoning activity functions.

· Supervises one or more junior level Planners, zoning technicians, or customer service staff as assigned. Assists subordinate planners in performing their duties and responsibilities.

· Represents the Department on various councils, boards, and committees. Provides professional planning assistance to various planning boards, elected bodies, and agencies.

· May research and write grant applications. May review local government plans to determine the impact on county services, facilities, and programs. Ensures coordination between the County Comprehensive Plan and five-year capital improvements.

· Prepares and presents public information/education programs.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Master’s degree in Planning or related field and three (3) years of professional planning experience in a public or private planning agency. ***Candidates who possess the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification are desirable.

APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE AT: http://www.volusia.org/humanresources

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