CRA Planning and Design Manager
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents of this class.)DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (which are not in any hierarchical order)
- Works with private development community, business owners and residents on site planning, zoning, platting, variances or other regulatory issues associated with the development of parcels within the redevelopment districts.
- Implements and/or hires and manages consultants related to design, development, planning, right of way plans, master plans, land use and other planning initiatives.
- Liaison with local, state and federal agencies to facilitate projects and programs including identifying and securing funding from various agencies.
- Conducts analysis related to land uses and disposition of property including issuance of RFP’s and coordination of the selection process.
- Knowledge of site planning, zoning interpretation, and comprehensive and neighborhood planning.
- Knowledge of planning law and theory, growth management law and theory, and current planning trends.
- Knowledge of intergovernmental operations.
- Skills in project and development application management.
- Skill in communicating effectively, both orally and in writing.
- Skill in effectively supervising others, communicating effectively with developers, members of the general public, elected officials and other employees.
- Skill in conflict resolution management.
- Skill in budgetary and organizational management.
- Ability to work in team environment with multiple disciplines.
- Ability to organize and analyze information and formulate recommendations.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in urban planning, business or public administration or related field and four years related experience, including one year lead/supervisory experience. Certification from the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) is required. Master’s degree preferred. A valid Florida driver’s license is required.
Last Revision: October 2004