Senior Planner

Lancaster County

Lancaster, SC United States

Lancaster County, South Carolina is one of the fastest growing counties in South Carolina and the Charlotte, NC Metropolitan Area. The Planning Department is seeking a Senior Planner who is adept at working in a very dynamic environment that includes both urban and rural planning elements.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Senior Planner will be responsible for conducting technical reviews of development plans, in addition to other planning activities including, but not limited to, preparation of staff reports, assisting with comprehensive plan updates, and preparing Unified Development Ordinance updates. This position will also work with various boards and commissions and may serve as the staff liaison, as needed.

Training and Experience:

Qualified candidates should possess a Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Urban and Regional Planning, Geography, or related field and have a minimum five years of experience as a Planner; or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office Suite is required. Significant experience in the review of complex subdivision and site plan projects and Unified Development Ordinance administration is also required. Knowledge of GIS and the ability to produce maps and graphic/statistical information is preferred. AICP certification is also preferred.


Dependent on qualifications. Lancaster County employees enjoy excellent benefits.


Apply online at For more information on Lancaster County and this position, you may also contact the Human Resources Department at 803-416-9423.

Application Deadline:

Position is open until filled.

Experience Level
Mid II (4-8 years)
AICP Level
Land Use and Development Regulation and Zoning
Salary Range
Dependent on Qualifications

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