Salary Disclosure/General Description Benefits Supplemental Questions
Starting Salary: $73,957
Pay Grade: M46
Current Pasco County Employees: Please refer to the Career Service Manual for starting salary information.
Department: Planning & Development
Location: New Port Richey
General Description: Responsible professional, technical, administrative, and supervisory work involving the responsibility for formulating and carrying out the requirements of the Comprehensive Plan and Land Development Code regarding planning, zoning, land development and code compliance in the County. Employees in this class perform duties of extensive difficulty requiring considerable initiative and independent judgment.
EMERGENCY RESPONSE/RECOVERY ACTIVITIES: All employees will be required to work before, during, or after an Emergency. During an Emergency employees may temporarily be assigned to work and perform duties outside the normal scope of their position, location and work schedule to fit the needs of the County and its citizens.
Essential Job Functions:
Plans, organizes, directs, and supervises the Managers of the Planning and Development Department. Establishes and reviews goals and objectives and techniques of execution the mission and vision established by the Planning and Development Administrator.
Assigns time priorities to specific projects in accordance with their necessity and desirability. Working with the Department Administrator and Managers, balances the priorities of the Department from long term to short term.
Serves as technical adviser to staff on planning, zoning, land development and code compliance issues. Serves as technical adviser to staff on matters relating to data collection, collation, analysis, and presentation.
Reviews findings and recommendations of staff to ensure consistency of recommendations. Focuses on sharing information throughout the Department to facilitate efficiency and effectiveness.
Supervises Managers to ensure appropriate gathering on information and development of formal presentations. Performs administrative duties as related to presentations and reports for the Board of County Commissioners, Planning Commission, Development Review Committee and special projects/task force committees including the gathering of planning and zoning data, general meeting preparations, and necessary public contacts.
Shall serve as the Zoning Administrator. Directs the preparation of reports and research associated with zoning and code enforcement, including land use and interpretation of the Land Development Code. Prepares recommendations on establishment, abolition, changes, and consolidation of ordinances, rules, and regulations.
Assists with the implementation, maintenance, and work projects associated with the County Comprehensive Plan.
Working with the Management Team of the Planning and Development Department: makes recommendation on Departmental Budgets; monitors implementation of the budget; establishes and monitors performance measures for Department sections; conducts regular meetings with Department managers; implements the workforce engagement plan for the Department.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of modern principles and practices of public planning, zoning, land development and code compliance. Knowledge of economics, governmental finance, and the principles and practices transportation, economic development, and urban design as applies\d to public planning.
Knowledge of the laws, rules, and regulations relating to county planning and zoning, knowledge of Comprehensive Plan revisions and updates. Familiarity with court procedures relating to possible prosecution of zoning violations. Ability to make zoning interpretations impartially.
Ability to perform and direct technical research to collect data; to review, analyze, and present in report form the results of the research. Ability to present programs and ideas clearly and concisely, orally and in writing. Ability to speak to public groups and civic associations.
Ability to direct and effectively supervise personnel engaged in public planning, zoning, and code compliance in a manner conducive to optimum performance. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, officials, and the public. Ability to exercise sound judgment and tact.
PHYSICAL SKILLS: Ability to communicate effectively using verbal, written, and visual communication.
EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Master's Degree in a planning or related field. Ten years of progressively responsible experience in public planning and zoning, including four years of responsible supervisory experience in a governmental agency.
The Degree Alternative Program (DAP) for in-house applicants does not apply to this posting.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS: Must possess a valid driver's license. AICP certification preferred.
ADA STATEMENT: A qualified employee or applicant with a disability may be afforded a reasonable accommodation to perform the essential job functions of a position in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE: Pasco County BOCC is a drug-free workplace in accordance with Federal and Florida law.
VETERANS' PREFERENCE: Under Section 295.07, F.S., Chapter SSA-7, Pasco County BCC provides to Veterans, that preference in appointment will be given to preference-eligible applicants.