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Development Support Services Director

Tift County Board of Commissioners

Posted: Jul. 12, 2018

End Date: Jul. 27, 2018

Development Support Services Director
Department:     Development Support Services
Open Date:       July 13, 2018
Close Date:       July 27, 2018
Description:     The Director of Development Support Services manages the planning & zoning, permitting, building inspection, and code enforcement functions of Tift County government. At a minimum, the Director will:
  • Represent the County at all Planning Commission, Zoning Appeals Board, County Commission meetings and related public hearings.
  • Respond to & process requests for changes to current zoning and land use ordinances and maps to include appeals; work with Tift County staff, elected officials, the public, contractors, and developers to resolve issues related to zoning, residential and commercial development and construction; prepare and present all necessary staff reports to the appropriate governing body.
  • Review plat submittals to ensure compliance with all federal, state and local laws, ordinances, policies, procedures, and guidelines.
  • Oversee and assist departmental staff with residential and commercial plan reviews.
  • Oversee and assist departmental staff with field inspection of new construction, modification to existing structures and mobile home installation inclusive of but not limited to: electrical, plumbing and HVAC installation.
  • Oversee and assist departmental staff in the performance of code enforcement compliance inspections.
Qualifications:  The preferred candidate will hold a Bachelor’s degree in urban planning,                                     engineering, architecture or related field and possess a minimum of (5) years of                                     relevant experience. However, any combination of equivalent education, training, and                             experience that provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities is                                                   acceptable.
Pay range:        Commensurate with experience and training.
All applicants must be able to pass a pre-employment background check, drug screen and physical.  Qualified Applicants may submit an application and résumé via mail to Human Resources, Attention: Mike Walker, P.O. Box 826, Tifton, GA 31793 or in person at the Charles Kent Administration Building, 225 N. Tift Avenue, Suite 204, Tifton, Ga.  Applications may be obtained by visiting www.tiftcounty.org or in person at the Charles Kent Building.
For more detailed position responsibilities or additional information, contact: Tift County Human Resources at (229)386-7850.