• PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

    Town of Selma
    Job Description
    Do you have a strong planning & economic development background and a desire to be a part of a progressive and dynamic organization?  Look no further than the Town of Selma, N.C. located in the heart of Johnston County (one of the fastest growing Counties in the nation).
     
    The Town of Selma is actively seeking an experienced individual to join our TEAM as the Town’s next Planning & Economic Development Director. As an integral part of the Town’s Leadership Team, the Planning & Economic Development Director will manage and administer the operations of the Town’s Planning Department, which currently consists of two (2) employees – Planner II and a Codes Administrator.  In this unique role, you will have the opportunity to assist new and existing businesses, test new ideas, as well as take a lead role in enhancing the Town’s comprehensive land use plan.
     
    Minimum Requirements:
    • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Urban or Regional Planning, Public Administration or a closely related field
    • 5 years of planning & economic development management experience
    • 3 years of supervisory experience
    Preferred Requirements:
    • Valid North Carolina Driver’s License
    • American Institute of Certified Planners Certification (AICP)
    • Master’s degree in Planning, Public Administration or a closely related field
     
    The starting salary for this exempt position will be dependent on qualifications; the expected hiring range is $58K – $66K. Employer paid comprehensive Health Insurance plan, Dental, Life/Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, and Short-Term Disability Insurance. Membership in the North Carolina Local Government Employees’ Retirement System. NC Supplemental Retirement Plans. Vacation and Sick leave.  12 paid holidays PLUS one paid day of Birthday leave! Yes, that’s right, you’ll get one day off during the month of your birthday after your first year of employment.
     
    To learn more about this exciting opportunity go to http://www.selma-nc.com/employment-opportunities
     
    Attention Applicants:  Employment Applications are available online at http://www.selma-nc.com/Data/Sites/1/media/pdf-forms/human-resources/employment-application-for-tos---posted-january-2018.pdf and at Town Hall.  PLEASE NOTE:  Only completed and signed Town of Selma Applications for Employment are accepted and should be submitted electronically to SSult@selma-nc.com. Other forms of submission are via hand delivery or U.S. Mail to the attention of Susan Sult, Human Resources Coordinator, Town of Selma, 114 N. Raiford St., Selma, NC, 27576.  This position is open until filled. Applicants may submit a resume; however, resumes are not accepted in lieu of a completed employment application.  All applicants will be contacted regarding the status of submitted applications.
     
    The Town of Selma is an EEO/M-F/AA/ADA/Drug-Free Employer.  The Town of Selma is an E-Verify employer.  E-Verify is a program that electronically confirms an employee's eligibility to work in the United States after completion of the Employment Eligibility Verification Form (Form I-9). I understand, that if hired, my employment eligibility will be verified through E-Verify.
     
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