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Associate Planner - Subdivision Administration #2405-211300-01

Date Opened
Friday, May 17, 2024 8:00 AM
Close Date
Sunday, June 02, 2024 11:59 PM
Planning Design & Development
  • $56,011 - $70,014 Commensurate With Experience


In working to put communities and citizens first, the City of Charlotte’s Department of Planning, Design, and Development is committed to creating great places. The Department of Planning, Design, and Development is chiefly responsible for collaborating with community partners, guiding growth, sustaining the natural environment while also designing vibrant and inclusive avenues for citizen enjoyment.


The City of Charlotte is the largest municipality in North Carolina and the 15th largest city in the United States, with a total population of more than 897,000 citizens. A major commerce center, Charlotte hosts several of the nation’s largest banks and technology companies.

Also known as the Queen City, Charlotte is home to the Carolina Panthers, the Charlotte Hornets and the NASCAR Hall of Fame. We work hard to ensure that the community will be a winning city for everyone – a truly remarkable place to live, work, learn and play. Join us in helping to keep our City thriving, ensuring upward mobility and advancement in the workplace.




The Planning Department is seeking an entry level planner to assist with administration of the subdivision process. Work involves a wide range of customer service activities, research, analyses, report writing, technical site plan review, and interagency/ interdepartmental coordination. Ability to participate in a team environment and the performance of duties on schedule and with accuracy is a must.  

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Review of Subdivision Plats and the coordination of review comments for compliance with the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO)
  • Collect, interpret, and analyze planning related data and information
  • Assist in preparing comments on development and planning related proposals 
  • Prepare information for the public on land use regulations and other public planning policies and standards
  • Coordinate meeting logistics

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge of planning and development principles/practices and their applicability to the community
  • Knowledge of Subdivision regulations, Zoning, and other planning and regulatory related services
  • Ability to work collaboratively with departmental, interdepartmental and other teams on planning projects
  • Effective communication and customer service skills
  • Skilled in working on multiple projects and fulfilling multiple responsibilities simultaneously
  • Ability to perform effectively and efficiently with supervision

Minimum Qualifications

  • Four-Year degree in Planning, Architecture, Geography, Landscape Architecture, Engineering, Political Science, Public Administration, Social Science or related degree

Conditions of Employment

The City’s Background Check Policy requires background checks to be conducted on final internal or external candidate(s) applying for any position with the City of Charlotte. The type of information that will be collected as part of a background check includes, but is not limited to: reference checks, social security verification, education verification, criminal conviction record check, and, if applicable, a credit history check, sex offender registry and motor vehicle records check.

Background checks must be in compliance with all federal and state statutes, such as the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The checks must be consistent with the guidelines set forth by these laws requiring organizations to obtain a candidate’s written authorization before obtaining a criminal background report, motor vehicle records check or credit report; and to properly store and dispose of information derived from such reports.

Final candidates must pass a pre-employment drug-screening test. During the selection process, candidates may be asked to take a skills test, and/or participate in other assessments.

The City of Charlotte is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

How To Apply

Apply online.

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You are welcome to visit the City of Charlotte Human Resources Department lobby where we have workstations available. Our office is located at 700 East 4th Street, Suite 200, Charlotte, NC 28202. Our hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (EST), excluding official City holidays.

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The City of Charlotte provides a comprehensive benefits package to all employees.

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The City of Charlotte is a drug and alcohol-free workplace.

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