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Planning, Building and Zoning Director

City of Forest Park, GA

20 Sep 17
Open until filled
Job Function
Planning Director

Full Time

Related Topics

Community Planning
Job Location

785 Forest Pkwy , Forest Park, GA






745 Forest Pkwy
Forest Park , GA 30297-2209

Form of Govt

Council-Manager (City)


Chief appointed official position was recognized by ICMA in 1957 as a Council-Manager position.

The City of Forest Park is seeking a Planning, Building and Zoning Director to implement policies, procedures, and zoning ordinances. Under the general direction of the City Manager, the Director provides the highest level of professional leadership, management, and strategic direction to the PB&Z Department.

The Director is responsible for identifying potential developers and encourage investment in the community, particularly in the transition area; interact extensively with the public and City Council; and departments. Establishes general policies and procedures for departmental conduct as it relates to building, zoning and reviews and approves all permit applications; performs plan reviews; determines code and ordinance interpretations and recommends updates; performs inspections, addresses and resolves complaints. Reviews requests for zoning recommendations. Represents the department at meetings and court. Prepares department budget, manages departmental revenue and compiles annual reports. Counsels property owners,building contractors, and other individuals of housing standard requirements and zoning regulations. Verifies that all contractors and construction tradesmen maintain all required local and state licensing and registrations when working in the City. Manages all departmental staff which includes interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. A wide range of duties are required and assigned to this position.

The ideal candidate will bring several years of progressively responsible local government planning experience; Bachelor’s in Planning, Public Administration or related fields. Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia Driver’s License. EOE

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