Planning Technician II

  • North Charleston, South Carolina
  • May 18, 2022
Full Time Planning and Development Public Health
  • Salary: $44,782.00 Annually USD

Job Description


This position provides a high degree of professional administrative and planning and zoning
technical support to various functions within the Zoning and Planning
Department. Individuals should be highly motivated team players who strive for customer
service excellence.

HIRING SALARY: $44,782 (Estimated Annual Salary)

APPLICATION PROCESS: Submitted applications are reviewed by the hiring
department, on an ongoing basis.

Duties and Responsibilities

Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to: providing administrative support for the Board of Zoning Appeals; assisting with subdivision reviews;
scheduling pre-application meetings; reviewing applications for compliance and completeness; interpreting and understanding scaled site plans and surveys;
researching property data; maintaining case files in multiple formats in a highly organized and efficient manner; coordinating and communicating effectively with multiple
agencies and individuals on a daily basis to relay findings and technical data; performing duties of other Planning Technicians and Administrative Assistants, as needed;
and participating in the County Emergency Operations Center when activated.

This position requires the ability to quickly learn the regulations and processes contained in the Zoning and Land Development Regulations Ordinance. Applicants must
be well organized, customer service oriented, have the ability to communicate effectively with individuals from diverse educational and social-economic backgrounds,
work as a productive member of a larger team, possess extremely good communication skills, demonstrate very good technical writing and word processing skills,
possess research capabilities, and must have relevant experience and direct administrative knowledge including expertise in Microsoft Office and Outlook software,
ArcGIS, and Google Earth. Individuals must have the ability to interact professionally with staff, other agencies, and the public; maintain department records; be available
for work in the County's Emergency Operations Center; and be knowledgeable about zoning and planning, federal, state, and local laws, regulations and policies and
procedures that are relevant to the work area. Knowledge of deeds, plats, mapping software (Pictometry and GIS systems such as ArcGIS), permitting software (such as
Energov), review software (such as Bluebeam), the County tax map system, and FEMA Flood Hazard Base maps is also desired.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum requirements:

Minimum Education - High school diploma (or GED), Associates Degree preferred.

Minimum Qualification -. Must have relevant experience and possess direct administrative knowledge including expertise in Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point and Outlook software

This position requires a high school diploma (or GED), with an Associate's Degree preferred; 3 years of experience in planning, engineering, GIS, computer graphics, or a
related field; any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work; possession of a
valid South Carolina driver's license indicating a clean DMV record; and must complete the FEMA Incident Command System (ICS) courses required to work in the
Emergency Operations Center within one year of employment.Closing Date/Time:

Job Address

North Charleston, South Carolina United States View Map