Development Planner-Planning & GIS Services Department

Employer: Montgomery County, VA Economic Development
Job Location: Christiansburg, Virginia
Category: Other
Employment Type: Full Time
Last Updated: 1/7/2020
Closing Date: 2/3/2020
Montgomery County, Va Economic DevelopmentMontgomery County, VA Economic Development
The Montgomery County Department of Economic Development is dedicated to improving the quality of life in Montgomery County, VA through economic growth. Montgomery County is a growing technology oriented community nestled in the beautiful mountains of Virginia and is home to Virginia Tech and the Towns of Blacksburg and Christiansburg. We ensure this growth through business retention, expansion, and attraction programs, developing sites/buildings, and supporting local workforce development.
Job Description Montgomery County Planning & GIS Services seeks new team member to provide professional planning services to our community. Position is ideal for a Planner able to provide exceptional customer service to citizens, applicants, and colleagues while performing essential duties such as plan and plat review, preparation of text amendments to the Zoning and Subdivision ordinances, and processing Rezoning and Special Use Permit applications.  Strong communication skills are crucial as the department provides professional support (ex: research, reports, and recommendations) to various committees including Planning Commission, Board of Zoning Appeals, and Board of Supervisors. 
Bachelor’s degree in Planning (or related field) with two years of work experience required.  Salary $48,122/year with excellent benefits (paid medical/dental, Virginia Retirement System, optional life/disability/wellness programs, flex spending, 401 & 457 retirement plans) and much more! 
Review of applicants will begin immediately, and all applications must be received by Monday, February 3, 2020 in order to be considered.  Interested candidates should apply online at  For more information or to request application assistance for disabilities, contact Human Resources at (540) 394-2007.
Montgomery County, VA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to nondiscrimination in recruitment, selection, hiring, pay, promotion retention or other personnel action affecting employees or candidates for employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex/gender, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
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