DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is moderately difficult technical planning work with responsibility for review and approval decisions relative to landsite plans, as well as enforcement of local zoning ordinances. Responsibilities include position planning and development for land utilization and physical facilities of a local community and for planned and orderly growth, development, and improvement in the community. Work is performed under general supervision of the Town Supervisor and/or Town Board. Direct supervision is exercised over the work of subordinate technical and clerical personnel. Performs related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative only)
Zoning Board of Appeals:
Typical Work Activities are intended only as illustrations of possible types of work that might be appropriately assigned to an incumbent of this title. Work activities that do not appear above are not excluded as appropriate work assignments, as long as they can be reasonably understood to be within the logical limits of the job.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Thorough knowledge of the theories, concepts and techniques of municipal planning; good knowledge of the problems involved in land development planning work, good knowledge of pertinent municipal, county and state planning regulations and rules; good knowledge of pertinent local zoning ordinances; working knowledge of Geographic Information System (GIS) hardware and software for the purpose of program database analysis and application; ability to provide professional advice, guidance and assistance to local community, and others interested in land development planning work; ability to prepare technical correspondence in the course of official duties; ability to organize assigned technical planning work and develop effective work methods; ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with contractors, public officials and the public; ability to read maps, plans and specifications; ability to communicate both orally and in writing; tact and courtesy; mental alertness.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Either
PLEASE NOTE: Your degree must have been awarded by a college or university accredited by a regional, national, or specialized agency recognized as an accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education/U.S. Secretary of Education.
9/99; 8/01; 8/02; 1/09