Assistant Planning Director
Yulee, FL United States
The Assistant Planning Director is responsible for a wide range of policy initiatives including researching, analyzing and drafting policy with broad implications to the County's Code of Ordinances and Comprehensive Plan; responding to policy initiatives by local municipalities, regional/metropolitan bodies and State agencies/districts; researching and analyzing legislative initiatives at both the local and State level; assisting in project management, formulation and implementation of both current and long-range plans and other policy matters as directed by the Planning Director; serving to bridge the gap between planning theory, policy creation and implementation.
Advanced and highly skilled professional planner responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Planning and Economic Opportunity Department. Supervises staff planners and clerical personnel who support the Planning and Zoning Board, Conditional Use and Variance Board, Economic Development Board and the Board of County Commissioners.
Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Planning, Public Policy, Urban Design, Landscape Architecture, Architecture or related field supplemented by eight (8) years of relevant professional planning experience in a municipal or public sector environment including experience and responsibilities for policy development, policy research and analysis, interpreting, analyzing, recommending policy directions and advising of implications to executive staff and appointed/elected officials. Must have supervisory experience. Must possess a valid State Driver's License.