Planning & Zoning Administrator

Town of Smithfield, VA

Job Details

  • Job Function: Other; Non-Department Head
  • Salary: $57,974. DOQ
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 8,364
  • Where: PO Box 246n, Smithfield, VA
  • Form of Government: Council-Manager


Planning & Zoning Administrator

Town of Smithfield, Virginia

Position Close Date: Open Until Filled

Under the general supervision of the Director of Planning, Engineering & Public Works, oversees the daily operations of planning, zoning and code enforcement. Duties include, but are not limited to maintaining and administering plans, ordinances and codes, representing Town boards, and coordinating the review of development applications, site plans, subdivision plans and plats for compliance with planning and zoning regulations. Assists property owners and other parties with planning and zoning related issues. Work involves assigning, supervising and reviewing the work of the Planner and Planning Technician/Code Enforcement Official. A complete listing of essential functions can be found on the employment section of the Town’s website

Minimum requirements of this position include a Bachelor’s Degree with course work emphasis in planning, public administration or related field, a minimum of four (4) years of experience in public planning work, American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) Certification preferred. Must possess VA Association of Zoning Officials Certified Zoning Administration Certification or be willing to obtain within one year of employment. Must possess DEQ Erosion & Sediment Control Combined Administrator Certification or be willing to obtain within one year of employment. Must possess excellent attention to detail and a customer focused attitude. Proficiency in ArcGIS is preferred.

Tasks involve the ability to exert very moderate physical effort in light work, typically involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling, and which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and material of moderate weight (up to 50 pounds).

Annual salary range: $57,974+DOQ

Contact: Ashley Rogers at757-542-3137 or with questions.

The Town of Smithfield employment application is required for either position and may be obtained at Town Hall, 310 Institute Street, or may be downloaded from the town’s website

The Town of Smithfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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