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Land Development Manager


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In addition to a competitive salary, full-time employees receive the following benefits:

  • Opportunity to enroll in Medical, Dental, Vision & Pharmacy benefits

  • City paid group life insurance, with an opportunity to pay for additional coverage

  • City paid accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) insurance

  • City paid short-term disability

  • Twelve (12) paid holidays

  • Paid vacation leave

  • Paid sick leave

  • Inclusion into the City’s 401a Defined Contribution retirement plan - The City will contribute the equivalent of 11% of your salary into the plan. The plan vests at a rate of 20% per year, or 100% after completion of 5 years of service.

  • Opportunity to defer a portion of your salary into a 457b Deferred Compensation plan. The City will match up to 4% of your deferred contribution (matched contribution is subject to vesting rule).

The City of Stonecrest is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, military status, or disability in employment or the provision of services.


Land Development Manager

Open date:1/7/2022

Job Description

Under the direction of the Chief Building Official, this position manages all trades inspections related to permitting and land development. This is a hands-on position and supervises a land development inspector. Work is accomplished cooperatively with code enforcement, inspections, building, permitting personnel.

Major Duties & Qualifications

  • Ensures compliance with building codes; oversees the site inspection of commercial and residential structures and sites for compliance with applicable erosion, building, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and land development codes and standards;

  • Interprets code specifications; and reviews plans, specifications and blueprints with inspectors, contractors, engineers, architects and owners;

  • Interacts with a variety of individuals regarding code compliance; responds to complex questions, concerns, and interpretations of ordinances, laws, rules, and regulations, and related issues;

  • Manages, directs, and evaluates assigned staff;

  • Develops and oversees employee work schedules to ensure adequate coverage and control; compiles and reviews timesheets; approves and processes employee concerns and problems and counsels or disciplines as appropriate;

  • Assists with or completes employee performance appraisals; directs work; acts as a liaison between employees and senior management; and trains staff in operations, policies, and procedures;

  • Organizes, prioritizes, and assigns work; prioritizes and schedules work activities in order to meet objectives; ensures that subordinates have the proper resources needed to complete the assigned work; monitors status of work in progress and inspects completed work;

  • Consults with others on complex problem situations and provides technical expertise;

  • Provides progress and activity reports to senior management; and assists with the revision of procedure manuals as appropriate;

  • Represents the department in meeting and on committees related to land development; and testifies in court cases and before Zoning Board of Appeals;

  • Performs related duties in support of inspection activities; prepares and maintains various reports, detailed inspection findings, and department activities; and coordinates preventative maintenance and repair of equipment used in inspections.

  • Assists with preparing and monitoring department budget; assesses and makes recommendations department staffing, equipment and other budget allocation needs; monitors expenditures to ensure compliance with approved budget; and maintains budget and financial documentation

  • Performs related duties as assigned

Preferred Qualifications

Associate degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or Architecture or a related field required; three years of progressively responsible experience in code inspection, to include lead or supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Certificates, Licenses and Registrations

Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver's license.

Must possess and maintain, or attain within 24 months of employment, the following certifications from the International Code Council: Residential Building Inspector, Commercial Building Inspector, and Plans Review Certification. May be required to obtain and maintain additional certifications.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Prioritizes and plans work activities and use time efficiently

  • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness, monitors own work to ensure quality and applies feedback to improve performance

  • Interacts and communicates clearly with coworkers, citizens and builders in a courteous, friendly matter

  • Manages difficult inspection situations, responds promptly to needs, solicits consultant feedback to improve service, responds to requests for service and assistance and meets commitments

  • Exhibits tact, consideration, and patience in difficult situations

  • Approaches sudden, unexpected challenges effectively with confidence

  • Punctual, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance
  • Knowledgeable of city and county building codes

  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems time efficiently; Gathers and analyzes information; Develops solutions; Uses reason.

  • Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Organizes or schedules other tasks; Develops realistic action plans.

  • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively; Listens and gets clarification when necessary; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates presentation skills; Participates in meetings.

  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and concisely; Edits work; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.


On rare occasions, may work an adjusted schedule for assisting in events occurring after 5:00 p.m. such as meetings, or planned events.


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