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The purpose of this classification is to manage the day-to-day operations and staff involved in processing land use development applications including but not limited to site plans, rezoning, subdivisions, special use permits, special exceptions and variances.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Organizes, prioritizes, and assigns work: prioritizes and schedules work activities in order to meet objectives.
Interprets, administers and enforces the provisions of applicable local, state and federal development and zoning codes and regulations: receives, reviews and approves/rejects land development applications and related plans and variances; researches and composes new ordinances related to development and zoning concerns.
Provides technical assistance, information and guidance concerning development and zoning codes and ordinances, code interpretation, code requirements, site plan review, or related issues to Consolidated Government staff members and departments, the public, builders, developers or others as needed: researches problems and initiates resolution of problems/complaints; and serves as liaison to related boards and committees.
Ensures compliance with all applicable codes, laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Planning, Civil Engineering, Landscape Architecture or related field required.
Experience: Seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in development and zoning administration, to include lead or supervisory experience
Must possess (or obtain within 30 days of hire) and maintain a valid Georgia or South Carolina driver's license. ***This position requires driving a county vehicle.***
Preferred certifications: Certified Planner from American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP), Certified Flood Plain Manager (CFPM)
HOW TO APPLY
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to this job.