Pay Range 22 Breakdown

Hourly (40 hrs.)$27.8954$41.8430
Hourly (42 hrs.)$26.5670$39.8505
Hourly (56 hrs.)$19.9253$29.8879

Planning and Community Development Manager

Range: $58,022.35 - $87,033.53 (22)
Position Number: 98701

Position Summary:
This position performs supervisory, planning and community development duties in support of the department

Specific Duties:
Develops recommendations for current and long term planning projects; prepares planning, redevelopment and design studies and reports; maintains planning documents and keeps them current and relevant by developing plan amendments as needed.

Advises developers and the general public in regards to planning and community development goals and works to advance those goals through public education activities.

Implements the planning and community development program and redevelopment activities; pursues available grants and other funding mechanisms; prepares and submits grant applications and environmental review records.

Prepares and administers the budget for planning and community development; authorizes payment requests; coordinates all draw requests for reimbursement to the city for all grant related programs; assures the accuracy of financial reports and contracts

Directs a variety of committees and community task forces; may serve on various regional and local boards; implements committee and task force decisions

Participates in and implements a variety of special projects such as disaster recovery programs or redevelopment projects, as needed

Assists in the supervision and interpretation of the City’s Unified Development Ordinance and other land use regulations.

Maintains appropriate files and records in accordance with applicable laws and standards.

Trains, assigns, directs, supervises, coaches, evaluates, and disciplines personnel.

Performs other related duties as assigned

Physical Demands: 

The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table or while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, walking, bending, or crouching. The employee occasionally lifts light and heavy objects. The work is typically performed in an office and on-site. The employee may be exposed to noise, machinery with moving parts, or irritating chemicals. The work may be performed outdoors and occasionally in cold or inclement weather. The work may require the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, and gloves.

Minimum Requirements and Experience (Including Licenses):
Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a master's degree in a course of study related to planning and community development.
Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions in planning and community development, usually interpreted to require three to five years of related experience.
Certifications in the field of work such as AICP or related certifications
Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of North Carolina for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.
Knowledge of the principles, practices, regulations, and procedures of the community development program.
Knowledge of the guidelines for federal HUD programs.
Knowledge of federal, state, and local statutes governing bidding and contracting, and property acquisition and disposition.
Knowledge of land use and planning principles and practices.
Knowledge of zoning and site development standards.
Knowledge of development financing, public finance and budgeting principles and practices.
Knowledge of city and department policies and procedures.
Skill in the negotiation of contracts.
Skill in management and supervision.
Skill in budget development and administration.
Skill in the practices of grant application.
Skill in public relations.
Skill in oral and written communication.

Rev. 04/13