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Planning and Zoning Director

Jasper County Board of Commissioners

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                                                           Planning & Zoning Director


The Jasper County Board of Commissioners is looking for a Planning & Zoning Director.  The position is responsible for all planning and development activities, plan review, building inspection, code enforcement, licensing and permitting.  The position works closely with the Planning & Zoning Board, oversees the issuance of business licenses, logging and building permits, writes and amends ordinances, and develops and manages the budget for this department.


The Planning & Zoning Director reports to the County Manager, and is responsible for maintaining permit and other records, evaluating the work of subordinates, making personnel recommendations to management, and assisting the public, contractors and developers with all P&Z matters.  The P&Z Director tracks data and provides reports to management as needed to monitor trends, interpret and explain building and zoning ordinances and codes, and prepares materials for public hearings and board meetings.


Evaluates land use and zoning proposals to ensure compliance with applicable laws, codes, ordinances and related regulatory standards.  Evaluates environmental, impact and related information and data, recommends mitigation measures to reduce adverse impacts of development, and assists with the preparation/administration of state/federal grants, intergovernmental agreements, land development regulations and special projects as directed.


Requirements:  Must be 21 or older, with a high school diploma.  Must have a minimum of five years of experience in the industry at the local level with at least two years in a supervisory capacity.  Preference will be given to those candidates who possess a Bachelor’s degree or higher level of education in Planning, Public Administration, Business or other related field.


Applications can be downloaded from the County’s website at:


Applications and resumes should be submitted to Sharon Robinson, HR/Administrative Services Director, 126 W. Greene St., Suite 18, Monticello, GA, 31064, or emailed to:


The Jasper County Board of Commissioners is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability or any other status protected by applicable Federal and State laws.


Salary DOQ.  Position open until filled. 

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