Planning Supervisor

St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners

St. Augustine, FL United States

St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners is seeking a Planning Supervisor for the Growth Management Department, located within beautiful St. Johns County, Florida.

Some of the specific tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Supervises, trains, assigns, evaluates and disciplines planning staff within the assigned team.
  • Monitors quality, quantity and progress of work.
  • Reviews development applications for compliance with the Comprehensive Plan, Land Development Code, applicable State Statutes, and other development ordinances.  
  • Drafts staff reports, coordinates and provides guidance for the drafting of staff reports for public presentation.  Reviews, edits, and evaluates staff reports, studies, data analysis and research documents for compliance and consistency with Comprehensive Plan, Land Development Code, applicable State Statutes, and other development ordinances.
  • Interprets Comprehensive Plan policies and land development regulations to provide a professional planning opinion on land use, planning and growth management.
  • Serves as liaison for complex projects to advise stakeholders, citizens, property owners, developers, as well as elected and appointed officials of issues related to the project.
  • Conducts field investigations and site visits.

This is a full time position with a comprehensive benefits package.

Candidates may apply through St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners’ career page:

Applications and resumes must be submitted online, paper documents are not accepted.

Candidates for the Planning Supervisor position are encouraged to apply if they meet the minimum qualifications:

  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to Planning, Public Administration or other similar occupational field.  
  • Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions, resolve problems, and coordinate work of the planning team, usually interpreted to require three to five years of related experience.
  • Must be able to acquire AICP certification within one year of hire.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver’s license and any other endorsements necessary to legally operate vehicles used while assigned to this position.
  • Must possess good interpersonal and communication skills in order to serve others.
  • Must be able to comprehend, speak and write the English language.
  • Must be able to operate a computer.


St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners is a drug free workplace and equal opportunity employer.

All employment actions are taken without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, handicap, disability, marital status, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information.


Experience Level
Mid II (4-8 years)
AICP Level
Land Use and Development Regulation and Zoning
Salary Range
Depends on Qualifications

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