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$51,505.79 – $81,120.00 Salary/year
The Planning Manager position requires advanced professional level planning and administrative policy advisory duties. Work involves a variety of technical and analytical functions relating to comprehensive plans, land development regulations, development review, regional planning, and urban design.
Works under the supervision of the Growth Management Director. Exercises discretion and independent judgment with respect to matters of significance.
Oversees the daily functions of the Planning Division and staff.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Reviews applications for proposed developments, comprehensive plan amendments, and map amendments.
Documents review process and records procedural compliance.
Drafts amendments to Land Development Regulations and Comprehensive Plan text amendments.
Prepares ordinances, staff reports, and meeting agendas.
May require knowledge of GIS functions in variety of venues, which may include exporting GIS data and producing a variety of maps.
Attends public meetings, presents in front of Boards as directed.
Provides expert advice to Boards regarding planning issues.
Oversees coordination of the permitting process to include site development with building official, inspectors, planners, engineers, fire inspectors and other agency staff.
Coordinates activities of other planning employees as directed by the Growth Management Director.
Other duties as assigned