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Community Development Director

Troup County

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Position: Community Development Director

Salary: Depending on Qualifications

Under general supervision and instruction this position is responsible for the enforcement of building codes, the administration of the county zoning ordinance and the general oversight of County Planning. This position will oversee the operations of the Troup County Marshal's Office, Economic Development, and acts as the Secretary/Treasurer for Troup County Development Authority and Public Facility Authority.


Baccalaureate Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Business, or a course of study related to the occupational field; Master's Degree preferred

Must have a current valid driver's license 

Must have 3-5 years experience in related field; must have budgeting experience 

Possession of or ability to readily obtain the appropriate state certification for the type of inspection(s) conducted

Knowledge of building codes; knowledge of building construction processes and terminology

Knowledge of building permitting/inspection processes and procedures

Knowledge of the Troup County Zoning Ordinance and the Troup County Code of Ordinances

Knowledge of planning and zoning laws, rules and ordinances

Knowledge of county and department policies and procedures

Knowledge of computers and job-related software programs

Knowledge of National Flood Insurance Program

Skill in reading blueprints and construction documents

Skill in reviewing site plans and subdivision plats

Skill in maintaining files and records

Skill in conducting and documenting building inspections

Skill in public relations, oral and written communications

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Manages, supervises, coordinates and monitors county code enforcement, zoning administration functions, Building Department functions and Planning Department functions

Attends meetings and presents agenda items to the Board of Zoning Appeal Planning Commission and the Board of Commissioners

Provides information and assistance to the general public

Reviews, administers, and supervises the Commercial Business License Program, the Home Occupation Business License Program, and the Beer/Wine License Program

Reviews preliminary development site plans, final development site plans and construction building plans

Represents Troup County on Economic Development issues

Provides staff input to the Public Facilities Authority and Development Authority

Assists with reviewing land disturbance permit and driveway permit applications

Assists the Health Department with permitting processes

Maintains/updates the various Community Development website content and online applications 

Develops and administers department budgets

Develops, maintains and enforces the Troup County Code of Ordinances

Performs residential and commercial building inspections

Coordinates FEMA Flood Plain activities

Reviews, inspects and permits telecommunications towers

Performs all other related duties as assigned


Troup County is an Equal Opportunity Employer - A Drug Free and Tobacco Free Workplace



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