Jackson County – Senior Planner – Public Development

The Jackson County Government in Jefferson, Georgia is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Senior Planner.  The purpose of this classification is to perform planning and research work in the County Public Development Department, Planning Division. Reviews subdivision, commercial and industrial development plans to ensure compliance with applicable County regulations, ordinances and policies, explaining and interpreting ordinances as necessary.  Researches, compiles and analyzes data and prepares reports.  Analyzes and responds to zoning questions in compliance with local and state ordinance, regulations, and laws.  Conducts meetings with citizens, developers, and other interested groups to discuss planning issues.  Ensures compliance with the UDC.  Reviews and submits DRI applications.  Attends meetings as required. A more detail job description is attached.

Bachelor’s Degree in planning, geography, or a related field, and three to five years of experience in rural and/or urban planning at the local government level; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities.  Maintains a valid/ current level 1B (“Certified Inspector”) red card issued by GSWCC.  Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license in good standing and pass a pre-employment drug screen and background checks.

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