Associate planner - historic preservation

City of Wilmington

Wilmington, NC United States

The Associate Planner will support the historic preservation program and is expected to:

  • Represent the department by responding to requests for service and research; collaborating with employees and the public; presenting information to commissions, boards and the public; and making site visits.

  • Follow projects to completion by interacting with code enforcement staff and reviewing code enforcement activities, communicating with related departments, working with legal staff, and interacting with property owners.

  • Issue certificates for projects by meeting with applicants and reviewing applications, preparing reports, making site visits, drafting orders, preparing agenda items, developing and presenting information to commission members, acting as liaison to applicants, and maintaining records of information.

Required Qualifications

The ability to write effectively and speak clearly and respectfully to a broad spectrum of community interests and to represent the city at public meetings critical.

Education: Bachelor's degree in historic preservation, architectural history, or another related field of study.
Experience:  At least one year of relevant experience in historic preservation or related field.
Other Requirements: Valid Driver's License.
Notes:  Driving history check is required for the selected candidate.  Selected candidate will also be required to complete a post-offer drug screen. 

Preferred Qualifications

Ideal Candidates:
An ideal candidate for the position will have strong writing and presentaiton skills, a demonstrated understanding of North Carolina General Statutes as related to land use and development issues, and excellent tecnhcial knowldge of historic preservation. Familiarity with Arc GIS is desirable. 

Applications must be submitted online. 

Experience Level
Mid I (1-4 years)
AICP Level
Historic or Cultural Resources Preservation
Salary Range
$46,540 - $58,000

Contact Information

PO Box 1810
wilmington, NC
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