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August 6, 2020 2:16 PM

City Planner and Code Enforcement Positions Available


City Planner (Code Enforcement follows after Planner)

This position performs diverse tasks involving administration and enforcement of the City’s Comprehensive Plan, Land Development Code, City Charter, and the Code of Ordinances of the City of Bradenton Beach. This is to be a part time position. It is expected that 24 hours per week should be enough to provide adequate services and work product. If necessary due to increased workload, hours may be increased up to 30 hours per week.
Major Duties
Reviews and processes development applications and special projects.
Conducts planning and zoning review for building permits and development applications. Serves as planning liaison for intergovernmental review and coordination.
Provides professional and technical assistance to public inquires related to planning, land uses, and zoning regulations.
Drafts technical and regulatory reports, including but not limited to ordinances, moratoriums, staff reports, and development agreements and approvals.
Researches and analyzes data to help inform the Planning & Zoning Board and the City Commission of matters impacting the City.
Makes presentations to City boards, stakeholder groups and the general public.
Advises officials on project feasibility, cost-effectiveness, regulatory compliance, and possible alternatives.
Prepares and coordinates amendments to the City's Comprehensive Plan and Land Development Code.
Drafts ordinances and resolutions for review and approval.
Provides technical support or serves as a technical expert to task forces, commissions and/or advisory committees.
May represent the City at the local, regional and State level for special projects or assignments.
Performs related work as assigned.
Minimum Requirements
Requires a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in planning (A Master's Degree from a program accredited by the Planning Accreditation Board is highly desirable) plus four (4) years of professional planning experience; or Bachelor's Degree (Master's Preferred) from an accredited college or university plus five (5) years of professional planning experience; or
Possession of any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides
the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Preference will be given for possession of an active certification with the American Institute of
Certified Planners.
Must possess and maintain a valid Florida state Driver's License with an approved driving
history.
General Knowledge and Skills:
Principles, practices and trends of public planning; Working knowledge of laws and regulations
governing planning in the State of Florida; Demonstrated computer skills, including proficiency
in productivity applications.
Purposes and policies, procedures and regulations of municipal planning and zoning
administration; Techniques of public presentation; Demonstrated experience with geographic
information systems applications.
Long range and regulatory planning practices; Legislative processes; Working knowledge of
policy formulation; Principles and techniques of project leadership and training.
Abilities:
Write, interpret, apply and explain laws, rules, regulations and ordinances. Prepare concise
written and oral reports; Participate in planning presentations before
Committees/Boards/Councils; Provide services to the public in a courteous and effective
manner; Participate cooperatively and effectively as a contributing team member; prepare
charts, maps and other graphic illustrations; Apply laws and ordinances and conduct field
investigations as may be required; Produce acceptable work within a reasonable timeframe;
Input, retrieve and analyze data utilizing a computer; Speak effectively in front of groups,
boards, and Commissioners.
Physical Work Environment:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an
employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions. Working conditions includes indoor and outdoor situations. While performing the
duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently
required to stand, sit and use hands and fingers. The employee is required to walk and reach
with hands and arms. Good vision is required. The employee must occasionally lift and/or
move up to 30 pounds.

Please submit your resume and application to City of Bradenton Beach Attn: City Clerk at 107 Gulf Dr. N Bradenton Beach, Fl. 34217. You may also drop off you application at City Hall in our drop box. You may also email your resume to tsanclemente@cityofbradentonbeach.com. Please attach any certifications relevant to the performance of the job requirements to the resume.

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CODE ENFORCEMENT POSITION JOB DESCRIPTION

The City of Bradenton Beach is now accepting applications for the position of CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER. This position performs inspections, enforcement and in-field work to secure compliance with all laws, regulations and ordinances governing land use, transient housing, signs, zoning, landscaping and environmental issues.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Essential functions are the basic job duties that an employee must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation. The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. The omission of a function does not preclude management from assigning essential duties not listed herein if such duties relate to the position.

1. Conducts reactive (complaints) and proactive (self-initiated) field and waterway inspections of residential, commercial and vacant parcels according to all state, municipal, zoning, waterways, business tax, building laws and regulations;
2. Enforces and reviews municipal ordinances on an as needed basis;
3. Prepares, organizes and maintains case files to present cases and testifies at quasi-judicial hearings;
4. Educates residents and business owners in code purposes and compliance procedures;
5. Provides superior customer service and correspondence with citizens who are in violation of city codes; explains actions required to comply with ordinances and provides remedial action alternatives;
6. Demonstrate a polite, helpful and courteous manner when engaged in any activity involving the public while demonstrating an understanding, consideration, and respect;
7. Responds to public inquiries in a courteous manner; provides information within the area of assignment; resolves complaints in an efficient and timely manner;
8. Researches and obtains information regarding policies, laws, regulations, business tax receipts, engineering, landscaping, permits and building and zoning requirements;
9. Researches ownership of various residential and commercial parcels or properties within the City;
10. Attends internal and external meetings and trainings;
11. Posts and mails hearing and violation notices;
12. Identifies structures that may be unsafe and initiates the appropriate follow-up action;
13. Compiles and prepares written reports on investigations, maintains all inspection results, prepares correspondence and notices of violations in a computerized case management environment. Responsible to maintain records of complaints, violations, inspections, re-inspections, and dispositions;
14. Follows up all complaints and violations until resolved;
15. May be required to flex their work schedule, work nights and weekends and holidays as necessary to perform assigned responsibilities; and
16. Performs related work as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

• Applicant must have a High School Diploma or GED;
• Possess at least three (3) years of paid work experience dealing with the public in any of the following types of work: code enforcement, planning, building inspection, construction or other closely related fields; or Possess any two (2) levels of F.A.C.E. (Florida Association of Code Enforcement) Certification, or equivalent certification (i.e. American Association of Code Enforcement, Careers in Code Enforcement, Relevant State Association of Code Enforcement);
• Applicant must have basic computer skills and knowledge of computer programs
• Applicant must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver's License.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES & OTHER

• Considerable knowledge of applicable City codes and zoning ordinances;
• Knowledge of legal descriptions as they relate to the enforcement of regulatory codes;
• Ability to research property history and access data using computer databases;
• Ability to deal with the general public in adverse situations, exercising a high degree of tact, diplomacy, and persuasion and the ability to use good judgment in seeking compliance;
• Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing including the ability to write detailed reports and summaries relaying information clearly and concisely and speaking publicly;
• Ability to maintain files;
• Ability to read and comprehend technical professional journals, memos, maps, plans, legal statutes, ordinances, and correspondence; and
• Ability to identify and develop resolutions for problems and violations.

WORKING CONDITIONS
PHYSICAL STANDARDS REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

The position involves medium physical demands, such as exerting up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. of force constantly to move objects.

Ability to climb, carry, lift, bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, walk, push, pull, grasp, stand and access heights or areas where limited space is available.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Please submit your resume and application to City of Bradenton Beach Attn: City Clerk at 107 Gulf Dr. N Bradenton Beach, Fl. 34217. You may also drop off you application at City Hall in our drop box. You may also email your resume to tsanclemente@cityofbradentonbeach.com. Please attach any certifications relevant to the performance of the job requirements to the resume.

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August 12, 2020 12:35 PM

Please submit your resume and application to City of Bradenton Beach Attn: City Clerk at 107 Gulf Dr. N Bradenton Beach, Fl. 34217. You may also drop off you application at City Hall in our drop box. You may also email your resume to tsanclemente@cityofbradentonbeach.com. Please attach any certifications relevant to the performance of the job requirements to the resume.