City of Corinth MS – City Planner – Community Development Manager
Salary Range $55,000 – $75,000

Helps decide where and when to construct new buildings, a good grounding in that process is a necessary first step. Understanding building codes and regulations in the project’s municipality is a key part of the job, as guiding projects through potential pitfalls is one of the requirements of a development planner. Also required is an ability to understand population maps and statistics regarding the growth, or lack of growth, in a particular area. An ability to understand environmental statistics and impact statements is also necessary. Ability to work with a wide variety of people and explain a great deal of complex information to them. Development planning can often involve new codes, which requires the ability to make a case to the Mayor & Board of Aldermen. These projects always have an impact on the people who live in areas under consideration for development and being able to convey the positive impact development can have is important in gaining their support.

Development planning primarily deals with advising city leaders on the best way to use their land resources. To this end, a development planner will study and commission reports on a wide variety of subjects, from population statistics and business statements to environmental impact figures. Once this information has been processed, the planner works with a variety of people to develop new construction projects. These projects are planned and designed to produce results such as improving living conditions or create economic growth.

Development planner will work within a department, managing a team of specialists is one of the planner’s responsibilities, as well as guiding their efforts. As a development planner works within City of Corinth government in some capacity, reporting to the Mayor & Board of Aldermen about the progress of projects is part of the job. Assisting leaders to write code and policy is also a development planner’s responsibility. Moreover, a development planner is the overall manager of capital improvement projects.

A master’s degree is preferred, but not a requirement for this position, most often in an area such as urban planning, environmental planning, or public administration. A master’s degree is not required if candidate has a certain amount of practical experience. Further education in related areas such as architecture, geography, or law is a good idea, as development planning requires understanding of a large variety of subjects. Practical experience revolves around work in city planning departments at various levels.

Additional this role must continually search, identify, facilitate, and implement grant opportunities. This position is responsible for grants development, evaluation, and compliance, including research, pre-award grant writing, coordination of grant applications, and adherence to grant guidelines.

Current position is to be filled as soon as possible.  We prefer to have new candidate on board with current employee for training and turnover as soon as possible.

Please send resume & email any questions to: bsmith_corinth@att.net


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General labor positions for City of Corinth Street, Sewer, and Solid Waste Departments

We are accepting applications for general labor positions for City of Corinth Street, Sewer, and Solid Waste Departments. These positions are to help handle various jobs throughout our municipality day-to-day. The job responsibilities include hands-on physical labor and assisting with operation of machinery with the goal of handling workplace responsibilities with accuracy, efficiency, and the upkeep of customer happiness. Must have great work ethics and interact well with others and the public.

Responsibilities:

The job duties of a general laborer may include cleaning and preparing a job site, also using a variety of tools and machines. General laborers may set up markers, cones, barricades and may flag vehicles to control the flow of traffic. Load and unload structure materials, move materials in work areas, dig trenches, place or repair pipes for drains and extra services. Remove debris and trash from job site. Operate lawn mower, blower, saw, and leaf vacuum. Emptying dumpsters, storing trucks and equipment safely, maintaining load records, performing truck cleaning, reporting repair requirements, identifying malfunctions, and following a scheduled route. Employees must conduct all duties and requirements assigned by supervisor efficiency and accurately.

Requirements:

– Must have a valid Driver’s License.

– Hands-on training available on site.

If interested in the available positions, applications are available at:

Corinth Street Department
110 W. Shiloh Road

Or

Corinth City Hall
300 Childs Street