Macon-Bibb County – Current Planner I

The Macon-Bibb County Planning & Zoning Commission talent search committee attracts and
hire the best qualified candidates across the nation. The incumbent will lead by example and
demonstrate honesty and integrity along with dedicated themselves to lending unparalleled
customer service and professionalism.

Ourideal candidate will demonstrate poise under pressure, exceptional communication skills and
attention to detail. Energy, enthusiasm, and positivity are a must!

This is an onsite, in-office, position.

The Position will be staffed as a Current Planner I assigned to the Zoning Department, which
addresses current planning issues including implementing ordinances; reviewing development
proposals; assisting customers at the front counter. Examples of Important & Essential Duties
(included but notlimited to)Reviews development proposals, prepares detailed technical reports
on development proposals. Attends public hearings regarding assigned projects and writing staff
reports. Communicates and confers with citizens, architects, developers, and engineers regarding
zoning regulations. Provides information related to zoning, general plan compliance, and other
zoning related issues, both in person and over the phone; computes acreages and frontages;
reviews commercial, industrial, and residential development proposals, plans, and applications
for issuance of zoning clearances; identifies corrective actions to be taken by owners. Processes
permit applications and calculates appropriate fees. Prepares and delivers agenda reports on
development proposals and land use issues. Reviews applications and submitted plans for various
building permits, which may include swimming pools, room additions, walls and fences,
demolished properties, new developments, and/or other related structures. Participates in a
variety of staff and development review meetings to discuss projects with peers and staff; provides
interpretive assistance to staff on development standards, project proposals, and/or clarification
of policies. Inputs a variety of planning information into databases; queries data and develops
related reports.

Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree in Planning, geography, architecture, public
administration, or a related field and a minimum of one (1) year of progressively responsible
technical level planning experience.

Requirements: Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license in good standing and
pass a pre-employment drug screen and background checks.

Job Type: Full-time FLSA Status: Exempt

Competitive Hiring Salary Range: $47,949 – $52,499

Schedule:
• 8-hourshift
• Monday thru Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm

Benefits:
• 401(a) matching
• Dental insurance
• Health insurance
• Vision insurance
• Health savings account
• Life insurance
• Paid time off

How to APPLY: https://mbpz.org/career/current-planner/
Email: efitzgerld@mbpz.org
Website: https://mbpz.org/

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