Planning and Zoning Administrator

City of Tifton
Tifton, Georgia

The Planning and Zoning Administrator coordinates planning and zoning activities for the Community Development Department. Oversees short-term and long-term planning and zoning activities, include rezoning, comprehensive plan amendment, conditional use zoning, and zoning variances. Duties include review, analysis, and recommendations of land use applications, in relation to the land development code. Also provides consultation to developers and the public on issues related to planning, zoning, and development.

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Job Requirements

  • Knowledge of principles and practices of local, regional and community planning;
  • Knowledge of terminology and methodology used in the planning profession;
  • Knowledge of principles and techniques of economic development; Knowledge of City of Tifton, Tift County and State of Georgia development regulations, ordinances, zoning and land-use policies;
  • Knowledge of applicable City codes and ordinances, geographical layout, zoning classification, and definitions, including the: Zoning Ordinance, Sign Ordinance, and Development Regulations;
  • Knowledge of governmental regulatory codes and construction methods pertaining to infrastructure development and building construction; Knowledge of basic techniques of residential and commercial construction and construction management;
  • Knowledge of personal computers, general use software (word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, etc.), and Geographic Information System (GIS);
  • Knowledge of applicable federal, state, county, and city laws, ordinances, rules and regulations (including Georgia Open Records and Open Meetings requirements);
  • Knowledge of city and departmental policies, procedures, directives, rules and regulations;
  • Knowledge of the geography, road network, public buildings, and emergency facilities of the city;
  • Knowledge of Comprehensive Plans and updates to the Plan;
  • Knowledge of Housing revitalization plans

Salary & Benefits
Salary: $50,000/year

How to Apply
Please complete an employment application. Submit an application and/or resume to Human Resources.