Deputy Planning Director
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)
- Assists the Director with long range planning, supervises department staff, and monitors material resources, revenues and expenditures to assure sound fiscal management.
- Prepares and presents related reports to the Mayor’s Office, City Commission, and other advisory groups, and reviews and signs documentation submitted for approval.
- Meets with and advises development groups, individuals, community groups, other government agencies and the general public to communicate City development programs, policies and regulations.
- Prepares department recommendations, reports, and information to be presented to the City Commission and other related advisory boards.
- Prepares and monitors the departmental budget.
- Assists the Director in implementing development plans and policies as set forth by the City Commission and the Mayor.
- Directs staff resources to efficiently manage multiple projects and priorities
- Knowledge of planning law and theory, growth management law and theory, and current planning trends.
- Knowledge of site planning, zoning interpretation, transportation, urban design, historic preservation, and comprehensive and neighborhood planning.
- Knowledge of intergovernmental operations.
- Skill in effectively supervising others, communicating effectively with developers, members of the general public, elected officials and other employees.
- Skills in budgetary and organizational management.
- Skill in project development, application, and management.
- Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
- Ability to organize and analyze information and formulate recommendations.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Planning, or closely related field and seven (7) years of experience in current, comprehensive and related planning fields, including three (3) years of supervisory/managerial experience, or any equivalent combination of training and experience. A valid Florida driver’s license is required. American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification preferred.
Last revision: December 2006