Planning & Zoning Manager (4 yrs exper. required)

Sylvania Township - Ohio

Full-time

TITLE: PLANNING & ZONING MANAGER X EXEMPT __NON-EXEMPT

DEPARTMENT: Planning & Zoning Department REPORTS TO: Township Administrator

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Oversight of planning and zoning related operations for the Township. Duties include as follows: reviews and approves zoning permits; coordinates site plan reviews; prepares staff reports; provides subject matter expertise to the Township Boards (Trustees, Board of Zoning Appeals, Zoning Commission); administers the Township’s Zoning Resolution and Land Use Plan; supervises part-time support staff; and oversees zoning compliance issues.

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

Other functions include as follows: represents Sylvania Township at Lucas County Plan Commission and other applicable outside meetings; provides assistance to the public, developers and other stakeholders on zoning and land use matters; prepares and oversees bi-weekly department payroll; prepares monthly reports and other reports as requested by the Board of Trustees; maintains zoning records; and conducts site visits to properties and on-going projects in the Township.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

MINIMUM

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Planning, Geography, Public Administration or related field
  • Experience in public service/customer service

DESIRED

  • Four years of management experience in zoning, urban planning, or related field
  • Knowledge of local governmental operations. Preferably in township environment
  • Supervisory experience in a public administration environment

NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

Thorough knowledge of the principles and practice of planning and zoning administration. Knowledge and ability to make practical use of mapping/GIS technology. Ability to read site plans/plot plans. Ability to effectively deal with developers and general public to ascertain needs and resolve issues. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills. Computer skills in Microsoft Office and other work-related software programs. Ability to perform mathematical calculations.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED/EXERCISED:

Position requires the ability to work independently with minimal, direct supervision provided by the Township Administrator. Responsible for the direct supervision of a part-time Zoning Clerk and a part-time Zoning Compliance Officer.

WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Must be able to operate a motor vehicle.

Must be able to stand, walk, and sit.

Ability to climb, stoop, kneel, or crouch on occasion.

TOOLS & EQUIPMENT USED:

Desk Top/Laptop Computer

Printer/Copier

Calculator

Measuring Wheel/Devices

Digital camera

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Valid Driver’s License

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS:

Applicants must submit a resume and cover letter describing their experience and qualifications for this position. Applicants must also provide their salary expectations and three work-related references with contact information. Applicants who fail to provide these documents will not be considered.

Sylvania Township offers a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Please include your resume, cover letter, references and salary requirements with our Indeed application. You may also mail your resume and other documents to: Sylvania Township, Attn: Human Resources, 4927 N. Holland-Sylvania Road, Sylvania, Ohio 43560.

All material must be received by 4:00 pm Friday, January 25, 2019. Faxes will not be accepted.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • public speaking: 4 years (Required)
  • site plan and land use: 4 years (Required)
  • zoning and urban planning: 4 years (Required)
  • customer service: 4 years (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts such as HSAs or FSAs
  • Retirement benefits or accounts
  • Education assistance or tuition reimbursement
  • Gym memberships or discounts
  • Employee discounts

This job will require you to pass a background check:

  • Yes