Planning Supervisor

City of Oakland Park, FL

Job Details

  • Job Function: Other Department Head/Director; Supervisor
  • Salary: $64,692 - $103,507. DOQ
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 43,000
  • Website: http://oaklandparkfl.gov/
  • Where: 3650 NE 12th Ave, Oakland Park, FL 33334
  • Form of Government: Council-Manager
HOW TO APPLY

Post Date: Jan 25 2018

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Summary

POSITION:
This is responsible managerial, advanced professional and supervisory work of considerable difficulty assisting higher-level management in assigned planning operations. Position is responsible for advanced managerial and professional work in the areas of planning and development for the City’s current and long-range planning goals, objectives and initiatives. Employee will be responsible for supervision of planning staff, including Senior Planner(s), Associate Planner(s), and Administrative Assistant. Areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to, comprehensive and neighborhood planning, development review, conducting research and special studies, interpreting the land development, and reviewing amendments to the code for conformance with the comprehensive plan. Responsibilities include managing and coordinating the activities of professional and paraprofessional planning staff, providing technical advisement on planning and growth management issues, coordination with other departments and agencies involved in planning and growth management, conducting surveys and compiling and analyzing data for planning projects affecting zoning and land use planning. The incumbent will act as the liaison to the various Boards and City Commission on all current planning cases and zoning code amendments.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
The list of duties and functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification. They are not listed in any order of importance. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position.

 Manages and coordinates the day to day activities of the division; facilitates both long range and current planning actions related to compliance with the Land Development Code and Comprehensive Plan goals, objectives, and policy.
 Supervises and reviews all work performed by Senior Planner(s), Associate Planner(s) and Administrative Assistant(s).
 Manages the Development Review Committee process.
 Supervises subordinate employees and evaluates their job performance.
 Assigns projects to planners, coordinates the review of projects, establishes meeting agendas, and assists in resolving technical issues and disputes.
 Prepares staff reports/transmittal items and support documentation in a timely manner to the City Manager’s office for scheduled Commission meetings.
 Meets deadlines for advisory boards and Development Review Committee meetings; writes detailed case analysis reports related to all aspects of current and long-range planning.
 Researches and drafts new or revised land development codes; reviews staff reports of planning staff prior to submission for approval.
 Provides analysis and responses regarding the compatibility of proposed development with and Development Codes and Comprehensive Plan designations.
 Participates in the maintenance and coordination of the current planning agenda, long range planning and related administrative needs through the use of a detailed activity report.
 Obtains, assembles, summarizes and analyzes data involved in planning, such as land use, population, economic characteristics, traffic, land development and other factors pertinent to a comprehensive planning program, including the use of GIS software to produce maps.
 Provides technical and professional advisement regarding planning and development functions to professionals, management, governing authorities and members of the public.
 Manages resident complaints regarding neighborhood traffic issues.
 Provides technical recommendations on the development and implementation of growth management policies and regulations.
 Evaluates land use and zoning proposals to insure compliance with applicable City, State or Federal laws, codes, ordinances, and related regulatory standards.
 Participates in the supervision of administrative support, paraprofessional department staff, and interns by assigning tasks, and providing technical reviews for work products.
 Evaluates environmental information and recommends mitigation measures to reduce adverse impacts of development.
 Represents the City at meetings, conferences and workshops concerning planning and growth management issues.
 Prepares and makes presentations to the City Commission.
 Participates in the development, maintenance and administration of a comprehensive information resource database for planning and growth management analysis purposes.
 Provides presentations to supervisors, boards, commissions, civic groups and the general public on planning and growth management issues as directed.
 Participates in various development review and pre-development meetings to provide information and guidance applicable to the City’s community development goals, objectives and initiatives.
 Maintains current knowledge of trends and developments in the disciplines of urban and regional planning and zoning administration for application to functions under charge.
 Manages and negotiates leases on city-owned property and obtain City Commission review and approval of them through the entire process.
 The lead city planner for all Community Redevelopment Area (CRA) planning issues including CRA amendments, zoning code amendments and redevelopment project funding applications.
 Requires regular attendance to scheduled work shifts

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning, Public Administration, or related field supplemented by 7 years professional experience as a Planner in a municipal planning function.
• American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification
• Valid Florida driver’s license without any restrictions affecting ability to perform the essential job duties.

PREFERRED:
• Master’s degree

Additional Information

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