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Neighborhood Planner (Open Positions: 1)

Location: Richland County Administration Building, Columbia, SC 29204
Department: Neighborhood Redevelopment
Division: Community Planning and Development
Job Status: Full-Time
Shift: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Days Worked: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri.
Rate of Pay: $44,145.75 -
Status: Open Until Filled
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Job Description

The purpose of the class is to develop and maintain the County’s Neighborhood Improvement Program and to administer the Neighborhood Improvement Fund; to integrate neighborhood planning with the County’s comprehensive land use planning process, and to perform related professional and administrative work as required. This class works within broad policy and organizational guidelines and does independent planning and implementation, reporting progress of major activities through periodic conferences and meetings.

Requires Master’s degree in urban or regional planning, landscape architecture, public administration or a closely related field.  Must possess a valid state driver’s license. American Institute of Certified Planners certification is desirable. Requires over two years and up to and including six years.