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 ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, CEDD - PLANNING AND ZONING - Oakland Park, Florida, United States

   
Job information
Posted by: City Of Oakland Park 
Hiring entity type: Other 
Work authorization: Existing work authorization required for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Other
 
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
 
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: RpQSMwpVqDhaZEVf78j95LC2R30RpV / Latpro-3787384 
Date posted: Apr-22-2021
State, Zip: Florida, 33334

Description

POSITION:

Position assists in all aspects of administration, supervision, direction, and management of the City’s Community and Economic Development Department (CEDD), primarily the Planning and Zoning functions. The Assistant Director performs tasks necessary to keep the operations of the Department running smoothly, resource coordination, scheduling, and ensuring compliance with government regulations. The Assistant Director is a professional who organizes the necessary team members and specializes in facilitating, reporting and analyzing project and departmental operators under the supervision of the Director. This position requires great responsibility and proper time management because the job entails constant monitoring and control of departmental day to day operators.

Employees in this classification may primarily be assigned to the function of operations or administration, however, are knowledgeable and equipped to support all department functions as needed.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES

The list of duties and functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification. They are not listed in any order of importance. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position.

  • Administers the City’s planning and zoning functions in compliance with all applicable ordinances, codes, laws, and regulatory standards applicable to the work.
  • Performs human resource management functions, e.g., interview, selection, hiring, disciplinary action, recommending promotion, performance evaluations.
  • Assists with administering the City’s land use code and zoning permitting and plan reviews in compliance with all applicable ordinances, codes, laws, and regulatory standards applicable to the work.
  • Conducts planning research and other special projects as requested by the City Manager’s Office regarding community development needs and City growth and development initiatives.
  • Monitors federal and state grant-in-aid programs and recommends applications to the City Manager.
  • Administers contract for services agreements with Broward County and private sector consultants.
  • Functions as official liaison for the City in all state, regional, and county planning agencies; represents the City in meetings, conferences, and professional association forums.
  • Provides for comprehensive review and evaluation of the City’s zoning regulations; provides draft and recommendations for land development and zoning regulations accordingly.
  • Responsible for the administration and update of the City’s Land Development Code.
  • Communicates with co-workers, management, citizens, and others in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Participates in various development review and pre-development meetings to provide information and guidance applicable to the City’s community development goals, objectives and initiatives.
  • Maintains current knowledge of trends and developments in the disciplines of urban and regional planning, building construction and zoning administration for application to functions under charge.
  • Assists in preparation and administration of the department’s annual operations budget; ensures adherence to and compliance with established budgetary parameters.
  • Manages purchasing activities and payroll administration for the department.
  • Develops and recommends operating policies and procedures to ensure regulatory compliance, improve operational performance, and efficiently administer budgeted funds.
  • Participates in comprehensive review and evaluation of the City's code and permitting; provides recommendations for improving efficiency and systems for future service needs.
  • Conducts planning research and other special projects as requested by the Director regarding CEDD services and capital development needs and City growth and development initiatives.
  • Communicates with co-workers, management, citizens, and others in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Receives and responds to inquiries and concerns from the general public, local business and regulatory agencies; researches and provides response and resolution accordingly.
  • Compiles, tracks, and analyzes performance measures for planning and building processes, with the ability to write detailed reports concerning the administration of both performance measures.
  • Supervises Planning and Zoning staff.
  • Performs other functions as assigned by the Department Director.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
  • Substantial knowledge of the principles and practices applied to the organization, management, and administration of a multi-function department of technically diverse disciplines.
  • Substantial knowledge of the body of available and current information resources applicable to the department’s functions for technical research purposes and for special projects.
  • Considerable knowledge of legislation affecting code and permitting and growth management as applied to current and projected demographic trends relevant to Florida.
  • Considerable knowledge of the laws and requirements of subdivision review, planning, zoning, physical development, economic development and permitting process principles and practices in a Florida municipality.
  • Considerable knowledge of modern office practices, with emphasis on computer literacy, word processing, spreadsheet applications, and electronic records and file management.
  • Ability to plan, assign, manage and review the work of others in a manner conducive to full performance and compliance with established code, ordinance, statutes and regulatory standards applicable to the work.
  • Ability to evaluate, analyze, and provide recommendations regarding provision of municipal services, or other information as may be determined by City Administration.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external customers, as well as governing and appointed authorities.
  • Executive-level interpersonal, leadership, planning, management and communications skills.
  • Ability to communicate professionally and effectively verbally, in writing, and in presentations.
  • A strong customer service orientation in work and communication with coworkers, management, elected officials and citizens.
MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE EDUCATION, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Business or Public Administration, Urban or Regional Planning or related field; supplemented by five 5 years progressively responsible experience in community development functions, the majority of which shall be acquired in a supervisor or management capacity with broad exposure to administrative aspects of the work, e.g., budget development and administration, human resources management, organization and delegation of responsibilities.

PREFERRED

Master’s Degree

American Institute of Certified Planners Certification


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