Regional Planner

Mid-Carolina Regional Council
November 12, 2021
6205 Raeford Road, Fayetteville, NC
Billing Address
6205 Raeford Road, Fayetteville, NC 28304
First Name
Last Name
Phone Number
Cumberland, Harnett, Sampson
Closing Date
December 13, 2021


Mid-Carolina Regional Council seeks a highly motivated, team oriented professional to join the Mid-Carolina Team as a Regional Planner.  As a member of the Council’s Local Government Services Department, the Regional Planner will assist member governments with:

  • Land use planning
  • Zoning and subdivision administration
  • Community development projects
  • Short and long-term planning projects
  • Project development and project management
  • Grant writing and grant administration
  • Other planning initiatives


Salary will be competitive and based on experience.  An excellent benefits package will be provided.


The ideal candidate will hold at a minimum a Bachelor’s degree in Planning, Public Administration, Geography or a comparable field, have a working knowledge of NC planning legislation, understand governmental procedures, have the ability to deploy GIS resources, be experienced with project management, and hold the ability to effectively interact with elected officials, appointed officials, the Council’s strategic partners, and the region’s citizens.  All candidates with the combination of education and experience that provides the desired knowledge, skills, and abilities to effectively perform as the Regional Planner are encouraged to apply and will be considered.


With offices in Fayetteville, Mid-Carolina Regional Council is a voluntary coalition of local governments and functions as a multi-county planning, development, and human services organization. The Council reaches across county and municipal borders to provide technical assistance to our local governments and to administer programs that benefit our region’s citizens.  The Council’s mission is to provide creative regional solutions to relevant and emerging issues in Cumberland, Harnett, and Sampson Counties, North Carolina while providing a standard of excellence in the delivery of federal, state, and regional services for our communities.

Interested professionals should email a cover letter, resume, salary history, and three professional references to Samantha Wullenwaber, Mid-Carolina Regional Council, at [email protected].  Please note, only electronic application materials emailed to Samantha Wullenwaber will be accepted for this position.

Mid-Carolina Regional Council is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The Council does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law.  All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

Please feel free to email Samantha Wullenwaber at [email protected] with questions or for additional information.