Senior Planner

Cherokee County
Canton, Georgia

Come grow your career with the innovative planning and zoning team at Cherokee County!

The Senior Planner provides advanced professional planning knowledge and experience often leading other staff in larger, more complex planning assignments. They are responsible for preparing reports and presentations, review and approve development plans, assist with customer service, and research various planning topics and other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Performs advanced professional work related to variety of planning assignments.
  • Manages planning studies, development applications and reviews proposals.
  • Reviews and processes rezoning and variance applications, site plans, subdivision plats.
  • Conducts research and prepares reports on land use, physical, social & economic issues.
  • Coordinates with other County agencies and other local governments to obtain necessary
    information, data and statistics for planning efforts.
  • Provides professional planning assistance to property owners, development interests, general
    public on varied planning or land use projects.
  • Develops plans, studies and analyses as directed by division management.
  • Performs field inspections to gather data relevant to the development review process and/or
    to verify that development projects comply with approved plans.
  • Performs tasks to support ordinance revisions, such as developing improved graphics
    coordinating reference sections.
  • Conducts field visits to study examples of specific planning issues. May utilize a combination
    of photos, written notes and sketches to document the conditions found in the field.
  • Attends meetings with appointed boards and elected officials.

Salary & Benefits
$54,429.84 – 70,758.79

How to Apply

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