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Human Resources Division
115 South Andrews Avenue, Room 508
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301


Class Code:Y3308

PLANNING ADMINISTRATOR

NATURE OF WORK

This is supervisory and administrative work managing comprehensive planning, land use, special projects and zoning in Broward County.

Work involves planning, directing and supervising the activities of the comprehensive planning, land use and zoning programs. Employee in this class supervises professional planners and technical personnel in the development of comprehensive plan elements and amendments, land use and zoning changes and completion of special projects. Assignments are received from the division director in the form of broad instructions or general program objectives. Work is performed with considerable independent judgment within established guidelines. Performance is reviewed periodically through conferences and written reports.

ILLUSTRATIVE TASKS

Plans, directs and supervises the activities of professional and administrative staff the County's comprehensive planning program.

Directs the evaluation, update and revisions to the comprehensive plan elements.

Oversees the preparation of the Broward County Comprehensive Plan.

Supervises the preparation and implementation of the Comprehensive Plan Evaluation and Appraisal Report.

Manages special projects related to comprehensive planning, urban planning and redevelopment.

Confers with county officials, contractors, vendors, civic leaders and the general public regarding divisional operations; addresses public groups, attends professional meetings.

Performs related work as required.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS

Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of comprehensive planning, land use and zoning.

Thorough knowledge of all federal, state and local regulatory requirements applicable to comprehensive planning and land use law.

Considerable knowledge of the principles, practices and procedures of supervision, organization and administration.

Ability to plan, implement, and coordinate technical and administrative programs.

Ability to express ideas effectively, both orally and in writing.

Ability to maintain effective working relationships with other employees, public officials, community groups, and the general public.

Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County's Ethics and Conflict of Interest policies.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

Masters Degree in planning, urban studies or related field; six (6) years progressively responsible experience in planning, including experience in the supervisory aspects of the work; or any equivalent combination of relevant training and experience.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Bargaining Unit:  Unrepresented
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Financial Disclosure Required:  No
Class Spec. Estab./Revised:  E  10/2011

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