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Northampton County

Eastville, Virginia 23347
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Current Planner

Northampton County, Virginia


Northampton County is accepting applications for the full-time position of Current Planner. The essential function of the position is to provide zoning and planning technical support for the Planning, Permitting and Enforcement Department. The position works under general supervision of the Senior Planner and the Senior Zoning Administrator. The position will assist the Sr. Zoning Administrator with general zoning services, implementation of specific program elements within Title XV Land Usage of the Northampton County Code and special zoning projects.  The position will assist the Sr. Planner with general planning services; the planning, development and updates for specific land use policies and documents and special planning projects.


Primary Duties


Assist Sr. Zoning Administrator and Sr. Planner with special use permits, zoning text amendments, zoning map amendments, waivers, exceptions, variances and code amendments, and violation notices. Manages and implements the septic system pump-out program components of the County’s codes in accordance with Chesapeake Bay regulations.  Manages and implements the agricultural best management practices components of the County’s codes in accordance with the Chesapeake Bay regulations. Please see job description for full list of duties.


Requires Bachelor’s degree in planning or related field. Certifications preferred:

A Virginia Association of Zoning Officials’ Certified Zoning Administrator (CZA) and Certified AICP or ability to obtain certification within two years of employment.


Excellent communication skills are essential. The minimum salary for this position is $39039.97 plus benefits.

Please refer to Northampton County’s website online for further job descriptions, requirements and county’s application form\jobs.html

Please submit completed County application form with cover letter to Human Resources

PO Box 66

Eastville, Va. 23347 by June 23, 2017. Northampton County is an EOE.

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