Alachua County Board of County Commissioners if hiring a Senior Planner

Alachua County Board of County Commissioners
12 SE 1st Street Gainesville, FL 32601

Job Title:  Senior Planner

Job Description
This is highly responsible professional and technical work in a variety of County Departments.

An employee assigned to this classification designs and performs difficult and complex planning research; prepares reports; assists senior professional staff in conceptualizing, formulating, and implementing the County’s overall Comprehensive Plan, land development regulations, and other departmental policies and procedures; economic development and housing program activities; environmental and transportation impact studies; developing and conducting research projects; supervising research project teams presenting research results and recommendations to management. Performs difficult and complex environmental trend analysis, performs difficult and complex transportation analysis, as well as detailed development plan analysis which culminate in comprehensive reports and presentations, as required.

Work is performed under the general direction of a higher level supervisor and is reviewed through conferences, reports, and the observation of results obtained.

Hours:  40
Starting Pay:  $57,122.42 Annually

Minimum Requirements
Master’s degree in urban planning, geography, public administration, architecture, civil engineering, environmental science, or related field, and one year professional planning experience; or any equivalent combination of related training and experience. Successful completion of a criminal history background investigation is required prior to employment. Applicants within six months of meeting the education/experience requirement may be considered for trainee status.

A valid Florida Driver License is required and a Motor Vehicle Record that meets the requirements of Alachua County policy # 6-7; Motor Vehicle Records will be reviewed prior to employment. If in the past 24-month period, the record shows more than 3 moving traffic violations, and/or a conviction/pending charge for driving under the influence, the minimum qualifications are not met for the position.

This position is a professional position to manage EPD’s water quality and hydrologic monitoring program which includes wastewater treatment facilities, groundwater, surface waters, springs, and stormwater. The selected candidate will supervise 2-4 employees and will be responsible for assisting with budgeting, hiring, and purchasing processes. This position requires extensive knowledge of Alachua County’s water resources and the State’s regulatory framework. The position is responsible for technical interpretation and reporting of hydrologic and water quality data and coordination with other agencies including water management districts, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, and local municipalities. This position requires experience obtaining and managing grant funded projects. Excellent written and oral communication skills are required.

This position is in Environmental Protection/ Water Resources Division


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