City Planner

City of Chattahoochee Hills
Chattahoochee Hills, Georgia

The purpose of this position is to offer high level staff support in Planning, Zoning, Code Enforcement, Economic Development, Administrative, and Tourism Development activities

This position offers a significant amount of autonomy and independence. It requires the ability to think and act in an innovative manner.

General tasks involve managing the planning, zoning, and land development process of the City, implementing the City’s ordinances and approved short and long range plans, coordinating economic development, building inspection/permitting and code enforcement activities, providing counsel to City and departmental leadership in relevant areas, giving administrative support to the Chattahoochee Hills Convention & Visitors Bureau, and other assignments as determined by the needs of the organization and ambitions of the employee.

  • Work closely with existing and perspective developers on all aspects of site selection and management, zoning and permitting, code compliance, economic development, and conditions and aesthetics.
  • Review and approval of all development plans, plats, and business licenses for compliance with the City’s zoning regulations and Comprehensive Plan.
  • Development of new zoning ordinances and research of zoning best practices as needed. Provide suggestions for updates to zoning and policy documents.
  • Interface with film industry liaisons seeking permits for film activity on private and public property.
  • Help identify blight and/or areas in need of improved curbside appeal and seek voluntary compliance with codes and regulations.
  • Manage a portion of Planning Commission cases, and review staff reports and meeting minutes as assigned.
  • Provide staff support to other departments and ensure that cross-departmental activities are completed in an efficient and innovative manner.
  • Lead and contribute to various meetings as needed.
  • Interface with our customers and the community in a personable and professional manner.
  • Work with the Chattahoochee Hills Convention and Visitors Bureau and give administrative support to the group as needed.

    Salary & Benefits
    Salary based on experience and educational equivalent; Health, Dental, Life, and Supplemental Insurance, 457b, and 401a SS Replacement. Generous PTO Policy.

    How to Apply
    Applications can be downloaded from Chattahoochee Hill website. Please submit the application to the attention of Human Resources Manager, Dana Wicher or by fax 770-463-8550 or mail to 6505 Rico Rd, Chattahoochee Hills, Georgia 30268.

    The City of Chattahoochee Hills is an Equal Opportunity Employer.