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Position Planner- Sr
Posting # 2018-00000040
Title Senior City Planner
Department ADMIN- Comm Dev
# Of Openings Not Specified
Open Date 11/27/2018

Job Description

Senior City Planner
Department: Community Development
Pay Rate: $50,000 - $70,000 (based on experience)
FLSA Status: Full-Time, Exempt

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Position Summary:
A professional position requiring a high degree of self-motivation and independent judgment. The work involves direct interaction with representatives of the development community in the coordination of land use activities as well as long-range, comprehensi ve planning efforts. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Community Development Director.

Main Responsibilities:
Provides technical assessment of the impacts of land use for both current and long-range planning activities.
Obtains data and performs analysis to support the Comprehensive Plan and Associated studies.
Assists in the long-range planning function of the Department by providing information and analysis.
Reviews preliminary and final plans for development for co mpliance with the Comprehensive Plan and the City’s Code of Ordinances (development regulations). The results of these reviews are presented in written form (staff reports).
Researches, compiles, and updates demographic information for internal use as well as distribution to the general public.
Assists applicants with the submittal of plan amendment applications as also assists the general public/landowners with the application of the future land use designations assigned to their property.
C onducts meetings with applicants, development professionals, and/or citizen groups as warranted.
Coordinates development proposals for the Staff Review Committee including coordination of both internal and external personnel resources.
Prepares written documentation for City Commission actions.
Provides technical review of planning and land use activities in the areas of zoning, site plan design, landscape architecture, architecture, traditional neighborhood development/historic preservation, and neighborhood planning for compliance with the City’s Codes and Comprehensive Plan.
Makes presentations before formal boards and committees and may be responsible for coordination of all activities of such boards or committees.
Performs special studies on assigned subjects. Such studies may include, but are not limited to, formulation of the task, setting forth a work program, seeking necessary resources, working with citizen and staff advisory groups, preparation of final reports and form al presentation of findings.

(These essential and additional job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related marginal duties as required.)

Minimum Requirements:
Knowledge of the objectives associated with both long range and current planning activities.
Knowledge of pertinent federal, state and local rules, regulations, ordinances, and other regulatory standards applicable to local planning and development efforts.
Knowledge of planning theories, subdivision laws, site planning, zoning, comprehensive planning principles, etc.
Knowledge of Traditional Neighborhood Development principles and practices.
Ability to interpret rules, regulations, and policies for effective decision-making in accordance with established precedent and operating policy.
Ability to deal effectively with the public and provide a high level of customer service.
Ability to write concisely and to follow techni cal formats.
Ability to perform technical research and documentation on a variety of land development topics.
Ability to give oral presentations.
Ability to organize and administer technical research and review activities.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and communications with both internal and external customers, industry professionals, co-workers, and the public.
Ability to organize work, establish priorities, meet established deadlines, and follow up on assignments with minimal direction.

Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning (required) with seven (7) years of related land use planning experience.
Master’s degree in Urban Planning (preferred) with five (5) years of related land use planning experience.
Experience with GIS required.

Essential Physical Skills:
Acceptable eyesight (with or without correction).
Acceptable hearing (with or without hearing aid).
Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.
Ability to access, input and retrieve information from a computer.

Licenses, Certifications, or Registrations:
A.I.C.P. Certification or ability to meet certification within one (1) year of employment.
MUST possess a valid FL driver’s license.

Working Hours and Environment:
Full-time, exempt position.
Works inside an office environment.

(The work environment and physical demands described here are representative and not intended to be all-inclusive of those an employee encounters wh ile performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made when requested to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

Benefits Available to Full-Time Employees:
Health
Dental
Vision
Life Insurance
401A
HSA contributions from City
Requirements
Type Description Requirement
Education Bachelors Degree Required
Education Masters Degree Optional
Miscellaneous Are you over the age of 18 (Y/N)? Required
Miscellaneous Required: Expected rate of pay Required
Skill Experience in Field Required

Opportunities (select from list below)

Police Officer I- Priv 1st Class
FLSA Status: Full Time Non Exempt Starting Rate- $40,000 Pay Grade: P8 ************************************************************************* LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS: - Florida Law Enforcement Certification. - Possession of a valid Florida Driver's License. All employees will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment background and drug screen. GENERAL DESCRIPTION:General duty police work in the protection of life and property through the enforcement of laws and ordinances. Work is performed under the supervision of a superior officer. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 1. Effect an arrest, forcibly if necessary, using handcuffs and other restraints; subdue resisting suspects using maneuvers and weapons and resort to the use of hands and feet, and other approved weapons in self-defense. 2. Prepare investigative and other reports, including sketches, using appropriate grammar, symbols and mathematical computations. 3. Exercise independent judgment in determining when there is reasonable suspicion to detain, when probable cause exists to search and arrest and when force may be used and to what degree. 4. Operate a law enforcement vehicle during both the day and night; in emergency situations involving speeds in excess of posted limits, in congested traffic and in unsafe road conditions caused by factors such as fog, smoke, and rain. 5. Communicate effectively and coherently over law enforcement radio channels while initiatin g and responding to radio communications. 6. Gather information in criminal investigations by interviewing and obtaining the statements of victims, witnesses, suspects and confidential informers. 7. Pursue fleeing suspects and perform rescue operations which may in-volve quickly entering and exiting law enforcement patrol vehicles; lifting, carrying and dragging heavy objects; climbing over and pulling up oneself over obstacles; jumping down from elevated surfaces; climbing through opening s; jumping over obstacles, ditches and streams; crawling in confined areas; balancing on uneven or narrow surfaces and using body force to gain entrance through barriers. 8. Load, unload, aim and fire from a variety of body positions: hand-guns, shotguns and other agency firearms under conditions of stress that justify the use of deadly force and at levels of proficiency prescribed in certification standards. 9. Conduct visual and audio surveillance for extended periods of time. 10. Dem onstrate communication skills in court and other formal settings. 11. Perform searches of people, vehicles, buildings and large outdoor areas which may involve feeling and detecting objects, walking for long periods of time, detaining people and stopping suspicious vehicles and persons. 12. Engage in law enforcement patrol functions that include such things as working rotating shifts, walking on foot patrol and physically checking the doors and windows of buildings to ensure they are secur e. 13. Effectively communicate with people, including juveniles, by giving information and directions, mediating disputes and advising of rights and processes. 14. Detect and collect evidence and substances that provide the basis of criminal offenses and infractions and that indicate the presence of dangerous conditions. 15. Endure verbal and mental abuse when confronted with the hostile views and opinions of suspects and other people encountered in an antagonis¬tic environment. 16. Perform rescue functions at accidents, emergencies and disasters to include directing traffic for long periods of time, administering emergency medical aid, lifting, dragging and carrying people away from dangerous situations and securing and evacuating people from particular areas. 17. Process and transport prisoners using handcuffs and other appropriate restraints. 18. Put on an operate a gas mask in situations where chemical munitions are being deployed. 19. Extinguish small fires by using a fire extinguisher and other appropriate means. 20. Read and comprehend legal and non-legal documents, including the preparation and processing of such documents as citations, affidavits and warrants 21. Process arrests suspects to include taking their photographs and obtaining a legible set of inked fingerprint impressions. 22. When designated, trains, cares for, and uses a K-9 dog in patrol and other assignments. 23. Patrols areas of the City by: car, on foot, motorcycle, o r bicycle.. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: - High school graduate or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma. - Completion of the Minimum Standards courses as set forth by the Florida Police Standards Council. These essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related marginal duties as required.
Landscaping/Urban Beaut. Manager
Pay Rate: $45,000 - $55,000 Department: Community Development FLSA Status: Full-Time, Exempt Job Title: Landscaping and Urban Beautification Manager ******************************************************************************* Position Summary: The Landscaping and Urban Beautification Manager oversees all horticultural and arboricultural work within the City. To be successful in this role, you must pay great attention to detail, proactively anticipate and mitigate problems quickl y and efficiently, and have solid landscape design experience. You will frequently review land development plans for consistency with the City’s urban beautification standards as the Landscaping and Urban Beautification Manager handles the development and coordination of standards for landscape, hardscape, irrigation, banners, and lighting for City beautification and public infrastructure projects. In this position, you will build processes from concepts through completion and must have the a bility to deal effectively and tactfully with fellow employees, members of committees, and the public. Main Responsibilities: General Landscaping and Horticultural Work: As the Landscaping and Urban Beautification Manager, you should have experience in tree care, irrigation, landscape management, and planting operations. Familiarity with plant identification and tree inspection is required. Along with general landscape management duties, the Manager will conduct regular evaluations of th e general health of plants for the safety of City residents, and should also be skilled at preparing and compiling Arborist reports. You will guide and supervise a team in City beautification projects, therefore, management experience is preferred. Communicating with Committees and the Public: A key component of this position is dealing directly with residents and vendors on a daily basis. You must be skilled at establishing relationships with architects, engineers, vendors and committees, an d perform your duties in a manner that will promote and maintain good public relations. In order to excel in this role, you will need to have regular and timely communication with residents – answering their questions and providing them with information and feedback regarding various concerns they may have. The Manager is also responsible for issuing and overseeing the enforcement of arbor permits. Working on City Projects: Within this role, you will play an essential part in reading project plans, readying projects for bidding, and creating orders for jobs related to your department. You must consistently meet deadlines, be results-oriented, and be able to effectively prioritize, manage and achieve results while handling multiple projects. In addition to your project management duties, you must be able to follow a fiscal budget for operations. To be successful in this role, it is essential that you establish and maintain effective working relationships within and across departme nts. The Landscaping and Urban Beautification Manager has heavy interaction with land development activities across the City. (These essential job functions are not to be constructed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related marginal duties as required.) Minimum Requirements: 3-5 years of experience in a full-service grounds/landscaping supervisory role. Previous landscaping design experience required. Bachelor’s or Mast er’s degree in Landscape Architecture, Horticulture, Arborist, or related field. (A comparable amount of training, education, or experience can be substituted for the minimum qualifications.) Licenses, Certifications or Registrations: FL State license for pest control application (or ability to obtain within one year) Arborist Certification from the International Society of Arborists (or ability to obtain within one year) Valid FL Driver’s License Working Hours: This positio n is full-time with a combination of both indoor and outdoor work
Lead Operator - Wastewater Plant
Pay Rate: $25.00 - $28.00 per hour Department: Utilities FLSA Status: Full-Time, Non-Exempt Job Title: Waste Water Plant Operator ******************************************************************************* POSITION SUMMARY: Technical work in the operation and maintenance of a Wastewater Treatment Plant. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Lead Wastewater Plant Operator. MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Assists in operation of wastewater treatment facilities an d maintenance thereof including taking samples, testing and supervising the running of tests. 2. Performs maintenance and repair of equipment, gauges, controllers, pumps. 3. Performs general housekeeping duties and grounds maintenance. 4. Helps to correct malfunctions. 5. Supervises subordinate trainees and other personnel. 6. Assists in the training of personnel. 7. Checks records and reports. Drives a vehicle. (These essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statem ent of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related marginal duties as required.) MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: - Knowledge of wastewater treatment plant operations, policies, procedures, and methods. - Knowledge of math and chemistry. - Ability to work rotating shifts. - Ability to make and maintain records and reports. - Ability to supervise the work of subordinates. - Good mechanical skills. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE : - High school graduate or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma. One (1) year as a Plant Operator. (A comparable amount of training, education or experience can be substituted for the minimum qualifications.) LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS: - Valid Florida Driver's License. - MUST HAVE a Class "C" Operators Certificate (Waste Water) as issued by the State of Florida. - Class B Waste Water license preferred. ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL SKILLS: - Acceptable eyesig ht (with or without correction) - Acceptable hearing (with or without hearing aid) - Ability to communicate both orally and in writing. - Moderate (15 to 44 pounds) lifting and carrying - Climbing - Depth perception - Distinguish colors - Walking - Smelling - Driving ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: - Works inside - Works outside in various weather conditions with: noise, chemicals, electrical energy or radiant energy, odors - Slippery surfaces - Uneven surfaces - Vibrations (Reas onable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.)
PT Operator - Wastewater Plant
Pay Rate: $30.00 Per Hour Department: Utilities FLSA Status: Part-Time, Non-Exempt Job Title: Part-Time Waste Water Operator ******************************************************************************* POSITION SUMMARY: Technical work in the operation and maintenance of a Wastewater Treatment Plant. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Lead Wastewater Plant Operator. MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Assists in operation of wastewater treatment facilities and mai ntenance thereof including taking samples, testing and supervising the running of tests. 2. Performs maintenance and repair of equipment, gauges, controllers, pumps. 3. Performs general housekeeping duties and grounds maintenance. 4. Helps to correct malfunctions. 5. Supervises subordinate trainees and other personnel. 6. Assists in the training of personnel. 7. Checks records and reports. Drives a vehicle. (These essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement o f all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related marginal duties as required.) MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: - Knowledge of wastewater treatment plant operations, policies, procedures, and methods. - Knowledge of math and chemistry. - Ability to work rotating shifts. - Ability to make and maintain records and reports. - Ability to supervise the work of subordinates. - Good mechanical skills. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: - High school graduate or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma. One (1) year as a Plant Operator. (A comparable amount of training, education or experience can be substituted for the minimum qualifications.) LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS: - Valid Florida Driver's License. - MUST HAVE a Class "C" Operators Certificate (Waste Water) as issued by the State of Florida. ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL SKILLS: - Acceptable eyesight (with or without correction) - Accept able hearing (with or without hearing aid) - Ability to communicate both orally and in writing. - Moderate (15 to 44 pounds) lifting and carrying - Climbing - Depth perception - Distinguish colors - Walking - Smelling - Driving ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: - Works inside - Works outside in various weather conditions with: noise, chemicals, electrical energy or radiant energy, odors - Slippery surfaces - Uneven surfaces - Vibrations (Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.)
Business Analyst
Pay Range: $34,500 - $41,600 Department: Finance FLSA Status: Full-Time, Non-Exempt Job Title: Business Financial Analyst ******************************************************************************* GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The position will provide strategic insight across the business unit to which it is assigned. This is a strategic role which will require reporting and analyzing information utilizing accounting and finance principles. This position also requires the ability to see the value in the information and inspire others in the department to effectively use the information. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Various accounting responsibilities, including, but not limited to, assisting in the documentation for monies coming into the department. Reconciliation of various accounts, as assigned, analyzing account information and preparation of monthly schedules reporting the activity and identifying any reconciling items. Evaluate and correct any reconciling items as nee ded. Analyzes financial information detailing revenues and other trends affecting revenues, and prepares reports to summarize and interpret current and projected revenues. Monthly reporting and report productions, modeling, and analysis. Research and responsive to department inquiries. Investigate and report any inconsistencies or improprieties within the department. Monitor purchasing and requisition process to ensure compliance with department and City policy. Researches and creates purc hase orders, invoices, and work orders in line with City procedure and departmental budget. Prepare financial reports, charts, tables and other exhibits as requested. Responsible for performing special projects to improve process efficiency and performance as assigned by Supervisor. Demonstrate appropriate understanding/working knowledge of accounting principles and internal controls, and apply them. Identify non-value added processes within the department and seeks solutions. Provide timel y, relevant and accurate reporting & analysis of the results of the division’s performance against historical, budgeted, forecasted and strategic planning results to facilitate decision-making toward the achievement of the budget and strategic plan. Reviews, investigates and corrects errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, documents, and reports. Responds promptly to internal & external customer needs. (These essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related marginal duties as required.) MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Must have extremely strong Microsoft Excel skills. Professionalism and a high level of discretion are required. Strong work ethic with a positive, can-do attitude. Independent worker and analytical thinker with the ability to conduct research, data analysis and resolve complex problems. Ability to see the big picture wh ile helping to implement procedural change. Knowledge of accounting principles and their application to a variety of accounting transactions and problems on a daily basis. Ability to make complex and varied arithmetic computations and tabulations rapidly and accurately. Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data. Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality. Completes work in a timely manner; Strives to increase productivity. Adapts to changes in the work environment; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events. Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals. Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan. Displays original thinking and creativity; Meet s challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work; Develops innovative approaches and ideas; Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention. Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Measures self against standard of excellence; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed. Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well un der pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments; Works with integrity. Is consistently at work and on time; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time. Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Knowledge of general office procedures and practices including typing, 10 key skills, and other office equipment. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Four-yea r degree in Finance/Business Administration with three (3) to five (5) years of experience. Master's in Finance/Business Administration with two (2) years of experience preferred. (A comparable amount of training, education or experience may, in limited circumstances, be substituted for the minimum qualifications.) ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL SKILLS: Ability to access file cabinets for filing and retrieval of data. Ability to view a display screen for extended periods of time. Ability to access , input and retrieve information from a computer. Ability to communicate both orally and in writing. Walking, standing, constant sitting. ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Works inside in an office environment.
Maintenance Worker I
Pay Rate: $12.37 per Hour Department: Public Works and Utilities FLSA Status: Full-Time, Non-Exempt Job Title: Maintenance Worker (Full-Time) ******************************************************************************* Position Summary: Maintenance Workers perform general manual work and are responsible for maintaining city grounds, streets, stormwater drainage systems, water and sewer lines, and other City facilities. This position requires outdoor labor. As a Maintenance Worker for the City of Winter Springs, you’ll assist the Public Works and Utility team in keeping our city beautiful. Main Responsibilities: Landscape Maintenance: This includes general landscaping work, grounds keeping, trash removal, and tree upkeep, removal, and trimming. City streets and sidewalks are also maintained by the Public Works and Utilities Department. Tool Usage: Equipment and tool upkeep and maintenance are the responsibility of the Maintenance Worker. You’ll operate light eq uipment and City vehicles. (Must possess a valid FL Driver’s License.) Manual Labor: Digging, lifting, and mixing concrete is all part of the job! You will need to be able to perform heavy manual labor. Irrigation systems, stormwater drains and pipes, as well as water and sewer pipes and mains are installed, repaired, and cleaned by the City’s Maintenance Workers. You’ll also form, pour, and finish concrete projects (sidewalks, curbs, driveways, etc.) for the City. (These essential job fun ctions are not to be constructed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related marginal duties as required.) Minimum Requirements: High School Diploma or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma – OR- two (2) years of related manual labor experience. Knowledge of grounds maintenance and general maintenance tasks and procedures. The ability to perform heavy manual labor under adverse weather conditions. Skilled in the op eration and maintenance of equipment and tools related to the position. The ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and written. Capable of following written and oral instructions. (A comparable amount of training, education, or experience can be substituted for the minimum qualifications.) Licenses, Certifications or Registrations: MUST possess a valid FL Driver’s License. CDL or Tanker Endorsement preferred. Working Hours and Conditions: Full-time position. May require work outside of normal business hours in emergency and maintenance circumstances. Works out-of-doors in various weather conditions. Potential exposure to: dust, dirt, noise, sewage, pond and creek water, confined spaces, insects, native animals, and possibly chemicals. Essential Physical Skills: Must be able to: walk, drive, stand, stoop, bend, kneel, climb, and lift and carry moderate to heavy (45 pounds and over) items. (Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.)
Communications Operator I
FLSA Status: FullTime Non Exempt Starting Rate: $14.32 Salary Range: $14.32-$15.75 hourly ****************************************************************** GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Responsible specialized work in dispatching police and fire units to emergencies and assisting the public. Providing information to officers through state-wide computer systems and complaint desk activities. Work is performed under the direction of a superior. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 1. Receives incoming call s (including 9-1-1), obtains essential data, evaluates the situation, and takes appropriate response. 2. Handles complaints and handles emotionally hostile persons on telephone or at the counter. 3. Maintains updated information. 4. Operates equipment in the emergency command center during disasters or mobilizations. 5. Monitors and communicates on the public safety radio with police and fire depart¬ment personnel. 6. Maintains a wide variety of records and logs. Files documents a nd records, etc. 7. Maintains security of the communications room. 8. Access, inputs and retrieves information from a computer. These essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related marginal duties as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: - Knowledge of the operating characteristics of the communications equipment used in the system. - Knowled ge of the functions, procedures, policies and regula¬tions of the communications system and of the police department. - Knowledge of City streets and landmarks. - Ability to elicit information necessary for proper dispatching from citizens in a distressed or confused condition. - Ability to assess people and situations and use judgement in decision making. - Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with co-workers and the general public. - Ability to understan d and express ideas clearly and concisely, orally and in writing. - Ability to speak clearly, distinctly and politely. - Ability to access, input and retrieves information from a computer. - Sufficient manual dexterity to develop skill in the operation of equipment utilized in the system. - Skill in the efficient operation of the communication and retrieval equipment in the system. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High school graduate or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma . Experience in use of a two way communication telephone mini-computer system; or education and experience which provides the above knowledge, skills and abilities. A comparable amount of training, education or experience may, in limited situations, be substituted for the minimum qualifications. LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS: - FCIC/NCIC certified - Florida State Certified ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL SKILLS: - Acceptable eyesight (with or without correction) - Acceptable hearing (with or without hearing aid) - Ability to communicate both orally and in writing - Ability to access, input, and retrieves information from a computer - Ability to type accurately - Listening - Ability to enter data at a prescribed rate of speed ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: - Works inside in an office environment under stressful conditions. Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability
Director - Community Development
Community Development Director Department: Community Development Pay Rate: Dependent on Qualifications FLSA Status: Full-Time, Exempt Position Summary: Professional work in the management and administration of the Community Development Department. The Department administers and enforces the City’s Plan including the Comprehensive Plan, Growth Management Plan, Capital Improvements Plan, Land Development Code, the Standard Building Code, Nuisances Codes, Urban Improvements and Economic Deve lopment Programs. Work performed under the administrative direction of the City Manager. Main Responsibilities: Directs and supervises the department activities, functions and personnel. Directs comprehensive and current planning activities of the department. Directs the development of planning proposals, including Comprehensive Plan map and text amendments, Land Development Code amendments, zoning map and text amendments, annexation and development plan review requests. Serves as directo r of staff to the City’s Planning Board, Board of Adjustments, Code Enforcement Board, Beautification Board and Community Development Board, and other such planning related boards which may be established by the City Manager or the City Council. Represents the City at public meetings, planning and related conferences and meetings and works with governmental agencies with regard to planning and related activities in the development, hearing and implementation of pertinent state and federal regul ations. Directs and supervises the gathering of information, preparation of formal reports and oral presentations, preparations of federal and state grant and other funding applications and determines the priority of specific projects in accordance with their necessity and desirability and the time limits set for completion. Writes, reviews and edits official documents. Acts as technical advisor to other department heads and similar officials on planning matters. Attends and conducts various meetings. Performs and manages departmental functions, including personnel, budget and manpower estimates, and functional organizational units within the department and designates personnel to serve such units; performs related work as required. (These essential and additional job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related marginal duties as required.) Minimum Requirements: Knowledge of Florid a Growth Management Act and Administrative Rules, land use law. Knowledge of Building and Zoning codes, ordinances and regulations. Knowledge of administrative and personnel policies of the City. Knowledge of local development regulations. Ability to think logically, conceptually. Ability to communicate in writing and orally. Ability to deal with difficult people. Skill in basic computer applications. Skill in writing reports, resolutions and official documents. Education and Experien ce: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's Degree in Urban Planning or a related field. Five (5) years in a supervisory role and three (3) years of department head level management experience. Essential Physical Skills: Acceptable eyesight (with or without correction). Acceptable hearing (with or without a hearing aid). Ability to communicate both orally and in writing. Licenses, Certifications, or Registrations: A.I.C.P. Certification or ability to meet certification within one (1) year of employment. Working Hours and Environment: Full-time, exempt position. Works inside an office environment. (The work environment and physical demands described here are representative and not intended to be all-inclusive of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made when requested to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)