Planner I or II
Under direction, the purpose of the position is to review and apply land use regulations, codes and ordinances for the planning and development of the County. Employees in this classification perform at a professional level, and are responsible for conducting studies and collecting and analyzing data for application to County plans. Objective is to preserve and enhance the County's natural and structural aesthetic land use and development through practical application of the Land Development Code and all applicable established zoning and code regulations.
- Provides assistance to the general public in interpreting planning procedures for compliance with County codes, regulations and ordinances, and grants.
- Enforces compliance with all applicable laws, codes and regulations and the Land Development Code. Review and verify the accuracy of information submitted.
- Participates and administers various land development programs and committees.
- Prepares general correspondence in response to public requests, questions, and concerns.
- Conducts field/construction site inspections to determine compliance with all applicable codes, zoning regulations and ordinances including permit review.
- Prepares and presents reports to various planning commissions, the Board of County Commissioners, and other local, state and federal governmental agencies for land development requests, e.g., variances, conditional uses, land development code amendments, comprehensive plan amendments and rezoning requests.
- Participates in studies relative to the preparation and updating of subdivision regulations, zoning ordinances, land use, community facilities, housing, park and recreation as directed.
- Produces various maps, photos and drawings for land development projects and meetings.
- Conducts data entry and retrieval.
- Perform other duties as required.
Requires Bachelor's degree in related field or education and training equivalent to four years of college. Requires 4 to 8 years professional planning experience (Planner II). Requires working knowledge of Microsoft Office products and other professional software such as, but not limited to, Acrobat and ArcView GIS.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations, Skills:
Valid Florida Driver License required for travel. American Institute of Certified Planners (preferred). Must have, or be able to obtain with 90 days of employment, certification in FEMA National Incident Management System (NIMS) courses 100C and 700B.
Work Schedule: Full - Time, hours not specified
Salary: Depends on qualifications