Zoning Coordinator – Coweta County

General Definition of Work
Performs intermediate skilled administrative support work receiving and processing various land use and zoning applications and permits, preparing and maintaining files and records, preparing reports, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the limited supervision of the Assistant Director.

Essential Functions
Assists the general public with applications, questions, concerns and issues relating to planning, zoning, subdivision regulations, annexation and related matters.

Maintains and updates electronic and paper records in accordance with appropriate retention policies for the department.

Processes and assists with issuance and renewals of business, alcohol, and sign applications and licenses.

Reviews conditional use permits, manufactured home applications, special use permits, streetlight district applications/filings, variances, and zoning applications for required information in accordance with policies and guidelines; receipts and posts appropriate fees.

Prepares and presents zoning applications for the Board of Commissioners, Board of Zoning Appeals and internal staff.

Prepares advertising notices, public hearing notifications, zoning verification letters and various types of signage.

Provide support for public events (e.g., open houses or public hearings)
Performs other related administrative tasks.

Encourages and promotes a culture of excellent customer service.

Job Requirements

Thorough knowledge of permit processing and software; general knowledge of State records retention requirements; general knowledge of ordinances governing zoning and related codes; general knowledge of routine legal procedures as related to the enforcement of laws and ordinances; general knowledge of standard office methods and procedures, business English, spelling and commercial arithmetic and office management; general knowledge of departmental programs, policies and procedures; ability to speak publicly; ability to perform a considerable volume of detailed record work; ability to read plans to scale; ability to type accurately and at a reasonable rate of speed; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.

Bachelor’s Degree in community development, environmental design, public policy, urban or regional planning or closely related field OR moderate experience in supporting planning staff in a public-sector agency or private consulting firm, or equivalent combination of education and experience

Salary & Benefits

Minimum salary: $45,168.00 (Grade 14)/ $21.72 per hour

Coweta County offers a competitive benefits and retirement package for all employees.

Coweta County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

How to Apply

Applications are available at the Personnel Office or via download at www.coweta.ga.us. Completed applications and a copy of your resume can be mailed to the Human Resources Director at 22 East Broad ST, Newnan, GA, 30263; emailed tohrrecruiter@coweta.ga.us; or, hand delivered to the address above.