The purpose of this classification is to perform professional tasks at the managerial level by supervising and overseeing the development services functions of the department. Manages the administration and enforcement of City, County, State and Federal codes and regulations by establishing, updating, maintaining, and implementing procedures for permit application intake, plan review, permit issuance, and inspections for development in the City.
The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.
Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff, processing employee concerns and problems, directing work, counseling, disciplining, and completing employee performance appraisals; maintains standards through the effective coordination of activities; allocates personnel; provides recommendations for transfers, promotions and salary administration issues, new hires, disciplinary action and employee discharge procedures.
Oversees the day to day operation of the Development Services Division.
Develops, reviews, and manages assigned budgets; monitors spending to ensure compliance with established rules and requirements; reviews various accounting documents to evaluate the budget status.
Administers the Development Plan review Process.
Represents the division and the department in various administrative and professional situations; prepares and provides professional recommendations; serves as the department representative when providing recommendations to outside groups.
Performs administrative tasks for the division and department; receives, reviews and provides input regarding rezoning applications; approves final plats for conformance with construction standards and requirements of the Unified Development Code; performs interpretation and implementation of ordinances, including, but not limited to, the Soil and Erosion Control Ordinance and the Steep Slope Ordinance; reviews existing ordinances, including the Standard Construction Specifications, and prepares recommendations for updates; approves development permits.
Attends various meetings, including but not limited to Mayor and Council, Historic Preservation Commission, and Design Review Board, to provide information and recommendations and gather information; attends pre-application review meetings; conducts Construction Board of Adjustment and Appeal (CBAA) meetings, as applicable; consults with architects and engineers; meets with contractors to provide information and resolve problems.
Performs technical tasks to support a variety of department functions; conducts site reviews to ensure compliance with approved design plans.
Oversees the filing of all required county and state engineering reports.
Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals to provide information and assistance and gather information; receives and resolves complaints; works with engineers and developers on site design and building related issues as well as managing the flood plain ordinance and related mapping; liaisons with other City Departments to ensure timely review of development plans by other City Departments.
Operates a personal computer, fax machine, phone system, copier, engineers scale, architectural scale, and other equipment as necessary to complete essential functions, to include the use of word processing, spreadsheet, database, and other system software utilized by the department.
Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or closely related field; six to nine years of experience in engineering design and management; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license. Professional Engineer License in the State of Georgia is required. GSWCC Level 2 Design is required. Additional certifications as a Certified Master Building Official, certification as a Building Plan Examiner, certifications in Building Code, Plumbing Code, Mechanical Code, and Electrical Code, and GSWCC Level 1B are preferred, but not required.
Additional Salary Information: The City of Roswell offers its employees a competitive and comprehensive benefits package which enables it to recruit and retain high-quality employees across the organization. Many of the benefits offered are designed to improve the quality of life of the City’s employees. Some of these benefits are traditional, but others are examples of the City’s progressive work environment. Benefits are available for full time employees. Benefits begin the 1st of the month following 30 days of employment.
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