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Zoning Technician/Zoning Officer

Company: City of Boca Raton, Florida
Location: Boca Raton
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

ATTENTION: To be considered for employment with the City of Boca Raton, applicants must provide at least ten (10) years of continuous employment history, if applicable. In the event the applicant has not been employed for ten (10) continuous years, all time for the ten (10) year period prior to the date of application must be accounted for including periods of school, unemployment and retirement.

GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK:

Performs difficult technical work and responsible administration in the application and interpretation of various land development sections of the City's code; does related work as required.Work is performed under regular supervision.

TYPICAL FUNCTIONS:

Reviews building permits for adherence to land development regulations; Provides information on and interpretation of zoning code, sign code, flood zones, use, location, and site specific information relating to parcels of land to the general public, builders, architects, business persons, other agencies and other interested parties;

Interprets land development code provisions and makes recommendations for improvement;

Processes variances from the zoning code and from the sign code, including research, report preparation, and oral presentations to the boards;

Provides staff liaison and support for the Community Appearance Board and the Zoning Board of Adjustment and all other boards;

Reviews and processes occupational licenses as they pertain to zoning requirements.

RELATED TASKS:

Provides reports as required;

Does research on an as-needed basis.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Thorough knowledge of City codes, ordinances, and regulations; working knowledge of local occupational license laws, codes, ordinances, and regulations; thorough knowledge of the geography and zoning districts of the City; strong oral communication skills, including the ability to make effective presentations; strong written skills for report and letter preparation; computer literacy to effectively process permits and licenses; ability to deal tactfully with the public; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City officials, staff in other departments, business owners, attorneys, and officials in external agencies; ability to interpret codes, ordinances, and regulations with impartiality and tact.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in public or business administration, urban planning, engineering, or related field, and at least six (6) months of experience in zoning enforcement and zoning interpretation.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Possession of valid State of Florida Class "E" driver's license with no more than six (6) points in a three (3) year period.

POST-OFFER BACKGROUND REQUIREMENTS:

The background check process for this position may include:

  • Criminal Background Check
  • Employment Verification
  • Reference Checks
  • Motor Vehicles Report (MVR) Check
  • Drug and Alcohol Screen

Keywords: City of Boca Raton, Florida, Boca Raton , Zoning Technician/Zoning Officer, Other , Boca Raton, Florida

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