Planning & Codes Director
Submitted on October 09, 2012 at 1:08 PM
Company: City of White House, TN
Brief Company Description: City Government
Human Resources Department
(615) 616 - 1008
Job Type: Full time
Hours: 40 Hours per Week- Mon-Thur
Start Date: January 02, 2013
Compensation: Exempt: $47,673- $57,947 Annual (DOQ)
Education Level: Bachelor’s degree
Under direction of City Administrator, is responsible for the oversight and overall management of the Planning and Codes Department. Plans general operations of the department; administers the department budget; develops and enforces departmental policy and procedure; studies organization, operation, staffing, methods and techniques and makes recommendation for improvements affecting economy and efficiency of same. Supervises and participates in the issuance of all building permits and other fees collection; calculates applicable impact fees, supervises and/or participates in the inspection of building construction sites for conformance to approved plans, codes and ordinances; administers subdivision regulations and zoning ordinances; commercial design standards; coordinates subdivisions and site plan review with all applicable county, state and other entities as necessary; inspects new streets, water lines, fire plugs, utility lines, drainage and grading, layout of subdivisions for Planning Commission. Oversees property maintenance code and compliance. Acts as Secretary to the Planning Commission. Serves as Secretary to Board of Zoning and Appeals; Serves as Secretary to Board of Adjustments and Appeals; Serves as designated representative of City on various local and regional Boards including the area Metropolitan Planning Commission’s technical advisory committee, Sumner County Planner’s Association, and various ad-hoc committees. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Comprehensive knowledge of the principles, practices, methods, techniques, tools and equipment used in planning and codes administration; good knowledge of the principles and practices of supervision and management. Position requires superior communications ability with citizens, developers, property owners, other City staff, and City Boards and commissions. Significant computer skills are required, especially in word processing, GIS (such as ArcView), and presentation programs such as Microsoft PowerPoint and Publisher. Position requires good mathematical abilities to understand engineering plans, including ability to calculate flows, tangents, and elevations. Training and Experience: Position requires graduation from an accredited college or university with a four-year degree in planning, geography, geology, urban studies, public administration, or similar necessary to understand the principles and practices of municipal planning. At least four years of experience in a municipal, county, or state planning environment is required. Certification by the American Institute of Certified Planners is highly desired. Application Deadline: November 1, 2012 (Close of Business Day) Forward Resumes & Applications to: City of White House, 105 College Street, White House, TN 37188, Attn: Human Resources Department or CLewis-Smith@cityofwhitehouse.com The City of White House, TN is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Necessary Special Qualifications: Must hold current state certification as a Building Inspector, or complete certification within one year of appointment to position. Must hold current certification in Plans Review. Possession of a valid Tennessee Operator’s License appropriate to the assignment is required.
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