Zoning Specialist

Application Deadline: 2022-06-27
Job Type: County
Job Description:


This is a position that provides support to the Land Services Department by specializing in Land Use/POWTS related functions.

Essential Functions of the Position:

-Coordinate and communicate with multiple employees, departments, agencies and customers on Land Use/POWTS related issues.

-Review and approve POWTS and Land Use permit applications.

-Inspect projects for compliance with design standards, setbacks, floodplains, etc.

-Answer questions and provide information to customers in relation to Land Use and POWTS issues.

-Investigate and reconcile various compliance matters.

-Maintain records in various computer programs.

-Submit required reports/forms in a timely manner as required.

-Assist as needed with Land Services Department duties as assigned.

Qualification Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree preferred in Land Related Discipline or Physical Science Based Education (e.g. Natural Resources, Environmental Management, Land Ecology, Geography, Land Surveying, etc.) or an equivalent of education and experience. POWTS Inspector and CST credentials required, or able to be obtained within 6 months of hire.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

-Knowledge of POWTS construction and design, along with knowledge of soil types, colors, and textures.

-POWTS Inspector and CST credentials required, or able to be obtained within 6 months of hire.

-Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

-Strong math aptitude, and an understanding of basic surveying/engineering practices, and real estate.

-Excellent communications skills, and the ability to handle difficult situations, including various compliance matters related to Land Use.


Deadline Note: Applications Reviewed As Received. Position Open Until Filled.

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