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Development Inspections Coordinator

Gwinnett County Planning & Development

Posted: Jun. 7, 2019

End Date: Aug. 7, 2019

Salary: $54,226 - $71,850 Annually

The function of Gwinnett County Department of Planning and Development is to promote and enhance the quality of life of residents, visitors, property owners, and businesses of Gwinnett County.  The Department accomplishes its mission through programs and services that encourage high quality development as well as maintenance and revitalization of existing neighborhoods.  The Department consists of the Administration Division, the Development Division, and the Planning Division.

The Development Inspections Coordinator position is responsible for coordinating work associated with the Development Inspections team including the inspection of residential, multifamily, commercial, and industrial tracts of land which includes clearing, grading, paving, landscaping, and stormwater best management practices for compliance with the applicable approved plans, Federal, State, and County regulations and standards, and erosion and sediment control requirements.  Essential duties of the position include:
  • Works with developers, property owners, and registered professionals for submittal of Certificate of Development Conformance documents; completes the review and approval process.
  • Works with surety firms to ensure sufficient bonds are secured to protect the County's interest during the bonding period.
  • Monitors performance and maintenance bonds as well as landscape warranties to ensure all land development projects are satisfactorily completed.
  • Responds to questions, complaints, and concerns received from developers, contractors, homeowners, and other customers pertinent to land development activities, applicable Federal, State, and County regulations and standards, erosion and sediment control requirements, and required corrective actions.
  • May supervise staff to include prioritizing and assigning work; conducting performance evaluations, ensuring staff is trained, ensuring that employees follow policies and procedures; maintaining a healthy and safe working environment; and making hiring, termination, and disciplinary recommendations.
  • Assists lower level personnel with the interpretation of applicable regulations, ordinances, and laws, and the inspection of land development sites.
  • Evaluates performance of team to allow for increased staff efficiency and quality control of inspection results.
  • Coordinates with Development Inspections staff to schedule pre-construction conferences for site development permits, commercial retaining wall building permits, and detention pond wall building permits.
  • Performs other duties that support the objectives of the Inspections Section.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Associate's Degree and six (6) years of code enforcement/inspection experience to include two (2) years of lead/supervisory experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Valid Driver's License from state of residency.
  • NPDES Level 2 Erosion Inspector Certification (must obtain within one year of employment)
  • CPESC or Arborist Certification (must obtain within one year of employment)
  • Ability to become a sworn officer of the court.