Job Opening - Senior Planner City of Hattiesburg

Senior Planner, CRS Coordinator, Floodplain Manager - Hattiesburg, MS- A professional position is available within the City of Hattiesburg’s Department of Urban Development, Planning Division, Hattiesburg, MS.  The City serves a population of approximately 48,000 and comprises over 55 square miles within the corporate limits.  The City is also the economic engine for the Greater Hattiesburg Area serving a population of 150,000 (MSA). 

This is a specialized Planning position dealing with wide variety of planning issues. This position will also serve as the principal floodplain manager.  Responsibilities include: Floodplain management, Community Rating System (CRS) program management, short and long range planning, public education and involvement, administration of Land Development Code, along with other Planning Division related duties.

Experience as a community floodplain administrator preferred. A master’s degree in urban planning, urban design, geography, or a related field and/or be certified by the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) preferred.  This position must have and maintain a CFM designation or acquire the CFM designation within 9 months of hire. Must have considerable experience in county or municipal planning or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

A full job description can be found here: http://www.hattiesburgms.com/government/jobs-listing/ . Please provide a résumé with the online application.

For more information, contact Ginger Maddox, Planning Division Manager, gmaddox@hattiesburgms.com or phone 601-545-4599. For questions regarding the application process call Hattiesburg Human Resources at 601-545-4571.