This is a professional planning position, under the supervision of the Planning Director and Deputy Planning Director, responsible for specific technical job duties within the Zoning and Planning Department of Charleston County. Applicant must be self-motivated, possess an understanding of land use planning and zoning, land development processes, design drawings, ARC-GIS software, and review and permitting software, and exhibit excellent interpersonal relation skills with the ability to convey verbal, written, and graphic communications in a professional manner.
Essential functions include, but are not limited to:
Assisting in the review of proposed subdivision plats, site plans, and associated documents for compliance with the Zoning and land Development Regulations Ordinance (ZLDR) engineering design requirements for roads and drainage, encroachments, and easements.
Developing and maintaining spatial data to create maps and perform geospatial studies utilizing GIS computer technology including, but not limited to, producing standard and custom maps, as requested.
Providing technical administrative oversight for the Department’s permitting software including, but not limited to, producing custom reports such as Crystal Reports, as needed.
Utilizing Bluebeam and Energov software through the application, review, and permitting process.
Participating in the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) when activated.
Exhibiting excellent customer service skills, and effectively coordinating and communicating with appointed and elected officials, members of the public, and other County employees.
Assisting Zoning and Planning Department staff, as needed.
This position requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Planning, Landscape Architecture, Engineering, or a related profession supplemented by at least seven years of related experience. Preference will be given to those applicants that are professionally licensed or certified (PLA, PE, AICP). Proficiency in Microsoft Office products and a valid South Carolina driver’s license are also required.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: MAY 18, 2018
Internal Number: PL203915
About Charleston County Government
Charleston County's rich blend of culture, economic activity, environmental beauty and historic tapestry makes it one of the most distinguished counties in the nation. A recognized leader, Charleston County is a proud community that strives to protect both its historic treasures and its environment, while still keeping an eye toward future development and citizens' needs.Charleston's numerous advantages have not gone unnoticed. The Partners for Livable Communities, a Washington, D.C. based non-profit foundation, included Charleston in its top ten "most livable places" in the United States. And, Conde Nast Traveler, the world's leading travel circular, named Charleston among its top five recommended American cities and top twenty cities worldwide.The County continues to draw national recognition, winning dozens of local, state and national awards for its innovative programs and services.In the past few years, Charleston County opened the Lonnie Hamilton III Public Services Building, completed restoration of the Historic Statehouse/Courthouse to its 1792 era, constructed a new Judicial Center to serve as the core of a Judicial Complex at the Four Corners of Law in downtown Charleston..., renovated the Blake Tenement House, expanded the Cumberland Street Parking Garage and has several major projects ongoing, including construction of a new John's Island Library and new facilities for Emergency Medical Service and Magistrate's Courts in several areas of the county.With a full plate of activities and achievements, Charleston County strives to provide public service in an environment that recognizes both the need for fiscal responsibility and the desire to maintain excellence.