Planning Services Manager – Rock Hill, SC

Name of Employer: York County

Employer Website: www.yorkcountygov.com/humanresources

Job title: Planning Services Manager

Job Location (City & State): Rock Hill, SC

Job Details / Description

JOB SUMMARY: The purpose of this position is to oversee, coordinate and manage the Development Services program for York County.  Manage subdivision and commercial site plan reviews and approvals; oversee and manage site construction and building inspections; and associated responsibilities and tasks.  Responsible for ensuring that processes, procedures, policies and ordinances are consistent with the goals of the Comprehensive Plan; sub-area plans; infrastructure master plans; and state, federal and local rules and regulations. Responsible for supervising zoning, plan review, permitting, site construction, and building construction processes for all land development in the unincorporated areas of the County. Oversee the implementation of the County’s MS4 permit for compliance with state and federal requirements and regulations. Oversee the floodplain management programs for the County; manage, interpret and enforce compliance with the York County Floodplain Management Ordinance, South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SCDHEC) Construction General Permit, and York County’s NPDES – Phase II requirements. Assist in coordinating department activities with other divisions, departments, municipalities, agencies, commissions, boards and task forces as related to development review activities; compile data for studies, and reports, and develop the division budget. Review land development ordinances, coordinating changes to the ordinances with representatives of the development community; revise ordinances to streamline the permitting and construction approval processes; coordinate and assist in implementing changes associated with industry standards, zoning regulations, building codes, construction standards or resulting from revised regulations set by governing agencies. Receive and respond to inquiries, concerns, complaints and requests for assistance regarding development activities, implementing changes as necessary to address such issues. Planning and participating in department public relations efforts; making public presentations to inform the public about development review projects and programs. Attend various state, County and regional committees, boards, and commission meetings to address questions and concerns regarding building and site construction, land disturbance, water quality, floodplain management, and other development issues; serves as liaison to other counties, municipalities, state and federal agencies, various boards and commissions, community/professional/civic groups, the news media, other professionals and the general public. Supervise +/- 30.

JOB DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL TASKS: The tasks listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class.  Management may assign additional tasks related to the type of work of the class as necessary.

Supervise zoning, plan review, permitting, site construction, and building construction for all land development in the unincorporated areas of the County.

Resolve conflicts between staff and contractors, developers, property owners and other parties.

Supervise subordinate staff as assigned; supervisory duties include scheduling; instructing; assigning, reviewing and planning work of others; maintaining standards; coordinating activities; assisting with the selection of new employees; acting on employee problems; recommending and implementing employee discipline and discharge as appropriate; and offers training, advice and assistance as needed.

Review land development ordinances, coordinating changes to the ordinances with representatives of the development community; revise ordinances to streamline the permitting and construction approval processes; coordinate and assist in implementing changes associated with industry standards, zoning regulations, building codes, construction standards or resulting from revised regulations set by governing agencies.

Receive and respond to inquiries, concerns, complaints and requests for assistance regarding development activities, implementing changes as necessary to address such issues.

Planning and participating in department public relations efforts; making public presentations to inform the public about development review projects and programs.

Assist in coordinating department activities with other divisions, departments, municipalities, agencies, commissions, boards and task forces as related to development review activities; compile data for studies, and reports, and develop the division budget.

Helps make decisions on upgrading technology and implementing new software programs to improve plan reviews Monitors review times for plan reviews and makes sure employees meet internal schedule deadlines.

Helps arrange quarterly developer meetings, attends the ZBA and Planning Commission meetings as needed, prepares ordinance updates and revisions, and coordinates responses to FOIA requests.

Attends County Council meetings, as needed, to present items for Council consideration, and assists with drafting and implementing new policies and procedures.

SALARY: $75,535.01 – $105,748.55 Annually

Job Candidate Qualifications

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Completion of Bachelor’s degree and six years of experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES:

American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP), Certified Storm Water Plan Reviewer (CSPR), Certified Erosion Prevention and Sediment Control Inspector (CEPSCI), or Association of State Flood Plain Managers (ASFPM) preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Knowledge of local land development and state building codes. Ability to formulate development recommendations that impact the County. Ability to develop new methodologies to solve land development issues and problems. Ability to persuade or influence others in favor of a service, point of view, or course of action. Skill in creating and presenting complex land development information and reports. Skill in performing supervisory work involving policy and guidelines, solving both people and work related issues and problems.

COMPLEXITY/SCOPE OF WORK

EXECUTIVE/MANAGERIAL: Work involves managing employees; planning, designing, or overseeing the implementation of company projects or policies.

Perform professional or managerial work including advanced data analysis and synthesis. May develop policies, procedures, or methodologies based on new facts or knowledge; or interpret or apply established policies.

Formulate and issue policies, procedures, and instructions; responsible for long term planning within an agency, department, or division.

Communicates through negotiation and consensus building to exchange ideas, information, and opinions or develop decisions, conclusions, or solutions.

Perform executive work involving the application of broad principles of professional management and leadership to new problems for which conventional solutions may or may nor exist. Responsible for long-range goals, planning, and methodologies; works in an evolving environment with emerging knowledge and technologies, competing priorities, and changing politics.

FINANCIAL AUTHORITY

Manage or administer budget within assigned department.

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USAGE

Use computers for data entry, for word processing, spreadsheets, powerpoint presentations and customized software programs.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS / WORK ENVIRONMENT

PHYSICAL AND DEXTERITY REQUIREMENTS:

Requires work involving:

This job involves sitting 2/3 or more of the time.  Standing and walking less than 1/3 of the time.  Talking and hearing are more than 2/3 of the time.  The job does not involve tasting or smelling, climbing or balancing, or stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling.  Gripping or feeling with the hands and reaching with the hands and arms occurs less than 1/3 of the time. Lifting up to ten pounds occurs under 1/3 of the time.  On a rare occasion, this position may have to lift up to 25 pounds.

VISION REQUIREMENTS:

No special vision requirements.

POTENTIAL ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS/HAZARDS:

The job may risk exposure to indoor environment.

How to Apply

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:

http://www.yorkcountygov.com

POSITION CLOSES: 5:00 PM 3/22/2017

6 South Congress Street

York, SC 29745

803-684-8512

Position #00314

DEVELOPMENT SERVICES MANAGER

EMAIL FOR HUMAN RESOURCES human.resources@yorkcountygov.com

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Posted on

March 21, 2017

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