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Chartiers Township Seeking Planner/Planning Director

Job Position

 

Planner/Planning Director

Description

 

Chartiers Township, a growing rural/suburban community in Southwestern Pa, is seeking a qualified professional Planner or Planning Director DoQ. Responsibilities include site plan review, planning process administration, zoning ordinance administration, coordination efforts with planning agency and zoning hearing board, managing projects, preparing and administering grants, etc. Dependent on qualifications, this position could be a community planner to grow into the role of Planning Director or may be able fill the Director position immediately.

Qualifications include a minimum of a BA/BS in planning or related field (master’s preferred), knowledge of municipal planning principles, laws and procedures, a thorough understanding of the Pennsylvania MPC and ability to work with a GIS system is a plus.

The Job Description is available at the Township office or on the Township website at www.chartierstwp.com. Chartiers Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Persons interested should submit their letter of interest, resume and salary requirements to the Chartiers Township Manager at 2 Buccaneer Drive, Houston, PA 15342 or jnoble@chartierstwp.com.

Job Requirements 

 

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in planning, public administration or related field and considerable experience in municipal planning and zoning administration.

Thorough knowledge and understanding of the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning
Code.

Thorough knowledge of the philosophies, principles, laws, regulations and procedures, goals and priorities of municipal planning and community development programs.

General knowledge of the scope and functions of municipal government.

Zoning administration practices and methods.

Ability to review, understand and evaluate site plans for consistency with Township land development ordinances.

How to Apply

 

Application and job description can be found online

Persons interested should submit their letter of interest, resume and salary requirements to the Chartiers Township Manager at 2 Buccaneer Drive, Houston, PA 15342 or jnoble@chartierstwp.com.

Deadline

 

05/31/2022