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Macon-Bibb Co Planning & Zoning Commission
At Macon-Bibb County Planning & Zoning Commission, our talent search committee attracts and hire the best qualified candidates across the nation. The incumbent will lead by example and demonstrate honesty and integrity along with dedicating themselves to lending unparalleled customer service and professionalism.
Our office structure is compiled of 16 talented and skilled employees that are passionate about their work and the community in which they live.
Our Executive Director has extensive experience in leading organizations and streamlining processes that integrate land development, inspections, code enforcement, preservation, and economic development. Our Zoning Staff administers zoning and development ordinances through permit process. Our Zoning Inspectors enforces the zoning ordinance and other applicable laws and codes for the City of Macon-Bibb County. Our Planning Staff help envision and shape future City growth. Along with the host of Human Resources professional, Communications Director, GIS Manager, and our amazing administrative professionals whose support is vital, we are MBPZ! If you are seeking a meaningful role where you can make a real difference improving and growing our city, we welcome you to explore the job opportunities we have to offer.
Working under the direction of the Executive Director, the Zoning Director will be involved in all aspects of the County’s zoning ordinances through permit review, planning and development processes, and other zoning functions which requires:
Essential Job Duties:
Manages the daily operations of the department.
KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY POSITION
SUPERVISORY CONTROLS: The Executive Director assigns work in terms of department goals and objectives. Work is reviewed through conferences, reports, and observation of department operations.
GUIDELINES: Guidelines include soil erosion and sediment control laws; flood plain regulations; commission regulations, zoning resolutions, codes, and regulations; and department policies and procedures. These guidelines require judgment, selection, and interpretation in application. This position develops department guidelines.
COMPLEXITY: The work consists of varied managerial, administrative, technical and supervisory duties in zoning interpretation and enforcement. Frequent interruptions and the volume of work contribute to the complexity of the work.
SCOPE AND EFFECT: The purpose of this position is to administer the commission’s zoning regulations. Successful performance helps ensure that development in the city/county meets established standards of quality and safety and sets trends for future growth.
PERSONAL CONTACTS: Contacts are typically with co-workers, the Planning and Zoning Commission, other commission employees, general and subcontractors, real estate personnel, attorneys, business and property owners, builders, developers, vendors, local and state elected officials, other government and agency employees, architects, engineers, and the general public
PURPOSE OF CONTACTS: Contacts are typically to give and exchange information, resolve problems, provide services, motivate personnel, and negotiate or settle matters.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The work is typically performed while sitting, standing, or stooping. The employee occasionally lifts light objects.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work is typically performed in an office.
SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY: This position has direct supervision over Assistant Zoning Director (1), Development Review Officer (2), Zoning Inspector (3), Records Coordinator (1),
Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of public administration, urban planning or study related to the occupational field. Minimum five (5) to seven (7) years of management and related experience.
The applicant must possess a valid Georgia driver’s license and a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) and be able to pass a background check and a drug screening.
Master's Degree in Urban Planning or related field. Minimum five (5) years responsible management experience in municipal planning or community development or any equivalent combination of experience and training. Able to obtain or have American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification.
The qualifications listed above represent the credentials necessary to perform the essential functions of this position. To be successful in this position, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
Salary range is market competitive ($72,000 - $85,000) commensurate with experience, education and training. This is a salaried position with an excellent comprehensive benefit plan.
HOW TO APPLY
Email a cover letter and current resume to firstname.lastname@example.org along with three (3) professional references, This position will remain open until filled.
Equal Opportunity Employer, ADA, and a Drug Free Workplace.