Planning & Zoning Administrator

Village of Marvin
May 10, 2021
10004 New Town Road, Marvin, NC
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Planning/Zoning Administrator - The Village of Marvin (pop. 7,200) is seeking a driven, strong leader with municipal planning experience for the full-time planning/zoning administrator position. Marvin is one of the fastest growing municipalities in the State, located 12 miles south of Charlotte in Union County. Relatively newly incorporated just 25 years ago, Marvin prides itself as a signature residential community while maintaining a low tax rate. 

This position performs complex and professional level work tasks including but not limited to: enforcement of the Village’s Land-Use Ordinance; long-range planning;  comprehensive plan amendments; zoning, permitting and development review functions for commercial and residential development; overseeing Village’s planning projects and activities; revision of ordinances/text amendments; preparing staff reports and making presentations to boards; assisting with and overseeing various projects; preparation of agenda and information packets for the Planning Board/Design Review Board, Heritage District Committee, and Board of Adjustment (when necessary); preparing agenda requests and staff analysis for Village Council; maintaining GIS layers; and other work as necessary. The position requires excellent organizational and writing skills, proficiency in computer applications/GIS, the ability to effectively communicate with town boards and the public. Work involves complex and sensitive issues requiring a high level of judgment and tact. Position will require attendance at typically 1-2 meetings per month, at night.



Compensation: $49,000-$82,000 DOQ.


Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning, Geography, Public Administration, Landscape Architecture or related field with a minimum of three or more years of progressively responsible planning experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Master’s degree preferred.; AICP or interest in acquiring AICP preferred; valid driver’s license. Criminal background check is required. This position is for exempt full time with flex/remote work schedule available. Night meetings are requirement (usually 2 per month). 

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Submit cover letter, salary history, and resume by June 4th, 2021 at 5:00pm to Christina Amos, Village Manager, 10004 New Town Rd., Marvin, NC 28173 or [email protected]gov.  EOE.