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Planner/Zoning Technician

Category: Other
The Position Of Planner / Zoning Technician Is Entry Level Professional Work. This Position Works Closely With The Public On A Regular Basis To Provide Customer Service For Planning Issues And Enforcement Related To The City’s Unified Development Ordinance. This Position Devotes A Significant Amount Of Time On Routine Administrative Tasks. A Successful Planner / Zoning Technician May Be Asked To Perform Professional-level Duties Of Limited Complexity As A Trainee. Typical Functions • Provides Technical Assistance And Information To Staff And The Public In The Administration Of Specific Planning Program Areas Or Ordinances • Reviews Building Plans And Zoning Permit Applications To Assure Compliance With Requirements Such As Use, Bulk, Placement, And Parking Ratios • Reviews Site And Landscape Plans And May Issue Zoning Permits. • Performs Routine Office Tasks In Designated Program Areas, Including Data Entry, File Management, Copying, Answering Telephone, And Responding To Emails. • Develops And Maintains Automated Tracking Systems, Hard Copy Files And Records • Prepares Narrative Staff Reports And Recommendations Of Limited Complexity, Such As Special Use Permits And Variances • Researches And Compiles Information On A Variety Of Planning Issues From Multiple Sources • Performs Zoning Inspections To Insure Compliance With City Of Kings Mountain’s UDO • Prepares Public Notices, Verifies Property Ownership, And Sends Property Owner Notifications • Maintains Records Of Trips And Inspections Performed And Any Follow-up That May Be Required • Prepares Maps, Charts, Tables Of Limited Complexity • Investigates Violations Of Planning Regulations And Ordinances, Including Site Visits • Attends Public Meetings, Assisting Other Planning Staff As Appropriate • Posts Public Notification Signage, Removes Illegal Signage From Right-of-way Locations As Necessary • Responsible For Coordination With 911 Dispatch To Assign Addresses For All New Construction And Infill Construction • Performs Other Related Tasks As Needed Typical Knowledge • Knowledge Of Planning Principles And Practices, Including Pertinent Specialties • Knowledge Of Principles And Practices Of Research And Data Collection • Knowledge Of Effective Writing Techniques • Statistical, Algebraic Or Geometric Knowledge And Ability To Apply Such Knowledge In Practical Situations • Knowledge Of Computer Hardware And Software Programs, Which May Include Microsoft Office, Internet Applications, Planning Specific Software (OpenGov And EnCode), And Basic GIS Typical Skills • Oral Communication And Interpersonal Skills To Explain Rules And Procedures Clearly To The Public • Problem-solving Skills To Gather Relevant Information To Solve Vaguely Defined Practical Problems • Ability To Review Plans And Apply Provisions Of The Ordinances And Codes To Determine Compliance With Such Regulations And To Apply Regulations To Field Conditions • Ability To Work On Several Projects Or Issues Simultaneously • Ability To Work I
Employer: City of Kings Mountain
Expires: 12/7/2023