County Planner

Shenandoah County is accepting applications for the full time position of County Planner. This position performs difficult professional and administrative work developing and administering farmland preservation programs, natural resources planning activities, long-range comprehensive planning activities and land use planning and zoning activities.

Functions and tasks include drafting updates to the comprehensive plan, preparing and presenting reports and providing staff support to various committees. Applicants must be able to communicate effectively orally and in writing in a highly interactive team oriented work environment.

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in planning or other relevant field, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job is required. Experience in administering agricultural land preservation programs and long range community planning is preferred.

Salary is on Grade 18 of the County pay scale with a hiring range of $39,754- $59,015 DOQ/DOE. Benefits include Virginia Retirement System, health and dental insurance, vacation, sick leave and holidays.

County application is required. For a county application and complete job description please see links below. Applications may be submitted in person or by mail to: the Office of the County Administrator, 600 North Main Street, Woodstock, VA 22664, 540-459-6165, or via email @: jobs@shenandoahcountyva.us

Position is open until filled. Preliminary review of applications will begin March 25, 2019.

Shenandoah County is an Equal Opportunity Employer