Planner I/II/III

James City County

Williamsburg, VA United States

Planner I: $41,018 / year or higher DOQ

Planner II: $44,104 / year or higher DOQ

Planner III: $47,424 / year or higher DOQ


  • Participate in the development of the Comprehensive Plan, transportation and special projects, policies, and recommendations concerning the development of the County.
  • Respond to citizen, applicant, developer, and media inquiries related to planning matters related to the Comprehensive Plan, ordinances, and development cases.
  • Process and review legislative and administrative development applications for adherence to County goals and policies, and prepares recommendations and reports on assigned cases.
  • Manage assigned projects and cases by coordinating and facilitating inter-departmental and inter-agency review.
  • Present assigned projects, reports, cases, and other materials and acts as a liaison to local and regional committees, appointed boards and the Board of Supervisors.


  • Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in planning or related field.
  • Must possess a valid Virginia driver's license and have an acceptable driving record based on James City County's criteria.
  • Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of professional planning; requirements for land development, engineering practices, transportation planning and applicable procedures; some knowledge of economics, political science, sociology, and municipal finance as applied to professional planning.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others, both orally and in writing; compile and analyze technical and statistical information and prepare reports, plans, policies, ordinances, and other planning documents; prepare and present technical information clearly to large groups and the public; establish and maintain effective working relationships with professional colleagues, employees, representatives of other public agencies, and the public; collaborate and negotiate effectively; work as a team member; read and interpret site plans, conceptual plans, and subdivision plats.
  • Ability to attend night meetings.

Accepting applications until 11:59pm EST on 05/17/2019. Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at

Experience Level
Mid I (1-4 years)
AICP Level
Comprehensive or Long-Range Planning
Salary Range

Contact Information

101-F Mounts Bay Rd
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