The Town of Cape Charles is seeking a Town Planner. The planner serves under the general direction of the Town Manager and is responsible for long- and short-term planning activities, state legislation, environmental rules and regulations, and other statutory guidelines.
This individual will lead the plan review process and comprehensive planning, analyzing and interpreting the Town Code as it relates to planning, development and land use.
They will consult with other agencies, county, state and federal government; and provide staff support to the Town Council, Planning Commission and other Town Boards. The individual must be an excellent communicator, effective decision maker and strategic thinker with demonstrated leadership skills and have the ability to plan and execute multiple complex projects simultaneously.
A bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) in urban planning, public administration or closely related field and a minimum of 2 years of experience in professional planning at local government level or any combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
E&S certification, AICP Certification and experience using ArcGIS are preferred. Salary DOQ/DOE (pay grade minimum $51,106 annual), plus benefits.
Interested parties should submit a cover letter, resume, three current professional references, and Town employment application (available at www.capecharles.org under Employment Opportunities or by calling 757-331-3259 ext. 11) to Human Resources, 2 Plum Street, Cape Charles, VA 23310 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Resumes without a Town employment application will not be considered.