This position within the Planning Division of the Department of Community Development is responsible for:
· preparing Comprehensive Plan amendments and small area plans;
· providing case management and analysis of special exceptions and rezonings;
· managing the Countys historic preservation program;
· providing staff support to the County Architectural Review Board which focuses on historic preservation outreach and education;
· preparing grant applications and administering grants; and
· providing technical assistance to citizens, community groups, developers and design firms.
Minimum requirements include
· a Bachelors degree in urban planning, historic or preservation planning, architectural history or a closely related field, with a Masters degree preferred;
· at least three (3) years of experience that includes both land use analysis and community planning, and historic resources planning;
· knowledge of Comprehensive Plans, Zoning Ordinances and Subdivision Ordinances;
· knowledge of National Register Historic Districts and Section 106 Review;
· experience with building research, knowledge of architectural styles and forms and periods of development;
· strong research, communication and writing skills; and
· proficiency in GIS and Microsoft Office.