The City of Hendersonville, NC has an opening for a Senior Planner.

This is a full time position reporting to the Development Assistance Director. Work includes providing coordinated guidance and regulation of the growth and development of the City. Work involves leading the detailed review and analysis of applications for site plan approval, special use permits, certificates of appropriateness, planned developments, landscape plans, map amendments, text amendments, subdivisions and related plans/documents. conducts research and studies for zoning, annexation and other issues; develops various types of maps using ESRI ArcGIS 10.1GIS software; develops publications using InDesign and provides staff assistance to advisory boards and the public; provides planning consultation to other City departments. Knowledge of the principles and practices of community and economic development and public sector planning, governmental laws, programs, and services pertinent to the community and economic development and planning processes.

Requirements: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelorís degree in planning, public administration, geography, environment, landscape architecture, or a related field and 2 years professional experience in public sector planning; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The ideal candidate must have strong analytical and graphic presentation skills, report writing and preparation, and project organizational skills along with excellent computer skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, ArcGIS 10.

Salary Negotiable: DOQ within salary range: $44,869-$56,572. Upload or send completed City of Hendersonville application found at Human Resources page, along with resume, salary expectations and cover letter to or mail to: Human Resources 145 5th Ave, Hendersonville, NC 28792. If you are a City employee also send a transfer request. Open until filled. Equal Opportunity Employer.