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Tampa, FL

Hillsborough County

A great place to live, work and play.

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$47,112.00 - $75,857.60/year

Overview: Our mission is to provide effective quality service at a reasonable cost with courtesy, integrity and accountability in a manner that protects and enhances the quality of life of our diverse population.<br /><br />Researches and analyzes information to write reports supporting the development, evaluation, monitoring and implementation of comprehensive studies, plans, programs, and land development regulations.<br /><br /> <p><strong>WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU</strong></p> <p>We offer much more than the competitive pay you expect. We value our employees and Hillsborough County Government is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. And because we understand that no two people are exactly alike, you can choose what best suits the needs of you and your family.</p> <ul> <li><strong>Health Plan:&nbsp;</strong>The County pays towards health insurance premiums for all employees. Employees can select from two (2) healthcare plan options. Coverage is effective the first of the month following thirty (30) days of employment.</li> <li><strong>Dental Insurance:&nbsp;</strong>Employees are eligible to enroll in the dental coverage and choose from four options: High DMO, Low DMO, a network Open Access Plan, and a PPO. Coverage is effective the first of the month following thirty (30) days of employment.</li> <li><strong>Vision Care:&nbsp;</strong>Employees and their dependents are eligible to enroll in the vision coverage. Co-payment coverage includes exams, lens and frame, as well as an allowable contact lens expense. Coverage is effective the first of the month following thirty (30) days of employment.</li> <li><strong>Employee Assistance Program:&nbsp;</strong>This program provides all employees and family members with professional, confidential counseling sessions. All employees and dependents are afforded up to six (6) free visits per Plan year. Coverage begins on the first day of employment.</li> <li><strong>Tuition Reimbursement:&nbsp;</strong>Employees may be reimbursed up to $1,000 (undergraduate), $2000 (graduate) per fiscal year for classes at an accredited college or university for courses that enhance your ability to perform your current job duties.</li> <li><strong>Holidays:&nbsp;</strong>Employees receive up to twelve (12) paid holidays per year.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Visit our&nbsp;<a href="" title="Benefits">Benefits</a></strong><strong>&nbsp;</strong><strong>page for more exciting details.</strong></p>
Responsibilities: <p>Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform one or more of the activities described below.</p> <ul> <li>Functions as a project or team leader in the accomplishment of the following duties:&nbsp;</li> <li>Collects, summarizes, analyzes, and presents facts and trends for use in evaluating land development proposals and community growth and development plans, studies and reports.&nbsp;</li> <li>Conducts studies to be used in plans and reports relating to land use, economic bases, transportation systems, utility systems, community facilities, population, housing, and neighborhood plans and programs.&nbsp;</li> <li>Writes drafts of zoning, subdivision, and other land development regulations.&nbsp;</li> <li>Writes future land use, transportation, community facility plans, and other elements of a comprehensive plan.&nbsp;</li> <li>Summarizes, analyzes, and presents data for use in the development of capital improvement plans and programs.&nbsp;</li> <li>Oversees the activities of others in preparing plans, studies and reports.&nbsp;</li> <li>Makes public presentations on plans, studies and reports.&nbsp;</li> <li>Performs other related duties as required.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <h2>IDEAL CANDIDATE PROFILE</h2> <div> <ul> <li>2&nbsp;years of experience as a community planner&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>Must be able to effectively manage a high volume, multiple deadline case load.&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>Strong practical experience in all aspects of zoning administration and site development review&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>Experience reviewing and analyzing land development and rezoning proposals&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>Experience drafting presentations and presenting to various groups, including homeowners, industry representatives and elected officials&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>Historic preservation experience desirable&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>Form-based coding and/or architectural review experience desirable</li> <li>AICP certification preferred</li> <li>FBCI certification or architectural/design degree a plus&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>Front line customer counseling experience&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> </ul> </div> <h2>JOB OVERVIEW</h2> <div>Researches and analyzes information to write reports supporting the development, evaluation, monitoring and implementation of comprehensive studies, plans, programs, and land development regulations.</div> <h2>MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS</h2> <div>Master&rsquo;s Degree with a major in Urban or Community Planning;&nbsp;<br />Two years of experience as a community planner.&nbsp;<br /><br /><strong>OR&nbsp;<br /></strong><br />An equivalent combination of relevant education (Not less than a 4-year degree in Urban/Community Planning) training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-specific competencies noted above.</div> <h2>CORE COMPETENCIES</h2> <div> <ul> <li><em><strong>Customer Commitment</strong></em>&nbsp;- Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service</li> <li><em><strong>Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity</strong></em>&nbsp;- Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve</li> <li><em><strong>Organizational Excellence</strong>&nbsp;</em>- Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations</li> <li><em><strong>Success through Teamwork</strong></em>&nbsp;- Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals</li> </ul> </div> <h2>WORK CATEGORY</h2> <div><strong>Light work</strong>&nbsp;- Exerting up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.&nbsp; If the use of arm and/or leg control requires exertion of forces greater than that of sedentary work and if the worker sits most of the time, the job is considered light work.</div> <h2>PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS</h2> <div> <ul> <li>This position typically takes place in an office environment.&nbsp;</li> <li>Requires sitting for an extended period of time.</li> </ul> <h2>JOB SPECIFICATIONS</h2> <div> <ul> <li>Knowledge of comprehensive planning principles and practices.&nbsp;</li> <li>Knowledge of data collection methods and statistical analysis techniques.&nbsp;</li> <li>Knowledge of laws and regulations governing comprehensive planning.&nbsp;</li> <li>Skill in making presentations to groups.&nbsp;</li> <li>Ability to proof own work and the work of others.&nbsp;</li> <li>Ability to prioritize work.&nbsp;</li> <li>Ability to work effectively with others.&nbsp;</li> <li>Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.&nbsp;</li> <li>Ability to plan and oversee the work of others.&nbsp;</li> <li>Ability to collect, organize and evaluate data and to develop logical conclusions, reports and presentations.&nbsp;</li> </ul> </div> </div>