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Planning Director

Troutman, NC, USA
The Town of Troutman is located in the greater-Charlotte metropolitan area, on the north end of Lake Norman. The Town currently has a population of 3,000 and is estimated to grow to more than 5,000 by 2040. The Planning Director is responsible for planning, organizing, supervising and directing all operations and activities of the Planning Department. Specific duties include: administering and monitoring the budget, implementing our recently overhauled Unified Development Ordinance, and
oversees one code enforcement officer for the town.

This position reports directly to the Town Manager. This is an excellent opportunity for the person who enjoys exciting challenges while working with a thriving municipality along with an enthusiastic team. Additionally, Troutmanís primary planning goal is balanced smart-growth as noted in our recently adopted Strategic Master Plan (

Candidate should be extremely knowledgeable of North Carolina zoning law and practice, ability to facilitate discussions with citizens on a regular basis, demonstrate excellent leadership skills, organized, and able to collaborate with other departments to carry out the direction of the Town Manager and the Town Board. Bachelor's degree in planning or related field required, masterís degree preferred. AICP is a plus; currently certified or ability to obtain certification by the NC Association of Zoning Officials.

Salary range is $55,00Ė$63,000 and is negotiable and commensurate with experience. See complete job description at Qualified candidates should complete the application online and submit it with a resume and cover letter to the Town Manager, Justin Longino, at or 400 N. Eastway Drive, Troutman, NC 28166. The position is open until filled. EOE.

Apply online here or via email to

Town of Troutman
400 N. Eastway Drive
Troutman, NC, 28166 USA


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