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County Planner

Dawson County Government

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Job Title:  County Planner
Department:  Dawson County Planning and Development
Location:  Dawsonville, GA  30534
Salary:  $47,750.00 Annually
Status: Full Time/Hourly/Non-Exempt


Job Summary:
This position is to utilize discretionary authority in the review of various development applications for compliance with County Codes and Ordinances and to perform the preparation of and revisions to the comprehensive plan and related longĀ­ range planning documents. This position creates a vision of transportation systems and land use policy that considers transit, alternative transportation, future corridor preservation, freight planning, bicycle and pedestrian planning and Intelligent transportation systems as well as land use issues.

Job Requirements:
Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with a Bachelor's degree in urban planning or a related field and 5-7 years of progressively responsible experience.  A Master's Degree in Urban Planning or closely related field and/or American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification is preferred.  Applicant must possess a valid Georgia driver license and maintain a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record (MVR), and must be able to pass a background check and drug screening.  

To apply, please go to our website at and apply online.  Paper applications are also available online or may be picked up in the Human Resources Department.  Paper applications may be mailed or delivered to the Dawson County Human Resources Department, 25 Justice Way, Suite 2233, Dawsonville, GA 30534; Monday through Friday 8AM-5PM; or emailed to  All applications submitted are subject to public disclosure under the Georgia Open Records Act.

Dawson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Work Place

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