City of Johnson City
  • 24-Sep-2020 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Development Services
  • Johnson City, TN, USA
  • 52,291.31
  • Salary
  • Full Time


The City of Johnson City, Tennessee is accepting applications for a Development Coordinator in the Development Services department. The employee performs difficult professional and intermediate administrative work as the primary contact between the City and developers; processes site plans and subdivision plats; provides zoning and subdivision code interpretation and advice to developers, builders, and general public; advises City officials on the effectiveness of current regulations and development procedures and makes recommendations for change as necessary; performs related tasks as required. The work in this class involves responsibility for assuring that all new and existing developments conform to the regulations of the Johnson City Zoning and Subdivision Codes. Employees in this class typically perform duties requiring extensive knowledge of planning principles and working knowledge of engineering principles. Work assignments require substantial independent judgment and ability to make technical decisions. General supervision is provided by the Director of Development Services. The Development Coordinator

-serves as the primary contact between city and developers, providing interpretation information, advice, and assistance to developers where needed;

-administers the subdivision process;

-administers the planned unit development, mobile home park, and multi-building development processes, according to appropriate procedures;

-visits project sites to observe progress and compliance with code requirements;

-advises the Planning Director and other city officials on the effectiveness of current regulations and development procedures and makes recommendations for change as necessary;

-reviews building plans for compliance with the Zoning Code and with subdivision plats, where appropriate;

-maintains professional knowledge and skills; -takes part in continuing education, training, seminars, etc., as necessary to stay current with law, zoning practices, etc.;

-performs related tasks as required.

Required Qualifications: graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Planning, Civil Engineering, Geography, or related field. Master's degree preferred and extensive experience in subdivision and development procedures; or an equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Thorough knowledge of urban planning principles, including the relationship between land use and transportation design; general knowledge of civil engineering, surveying, and subdivision practice; some knowledge of construction principles; general knowledge of municipal public works construction and maintenance requirements associated with streets, sanitary and storm sewers, and right-of-way maintenance; ability to establish positive working relationship with developers and builders, municipal officials, and the general public; ability to speak fluently before public authorities, e.g. City Commission, Planning Commission, Board of Zoning Appeals, etc. AICP certification preferred. Post offer physical and drug screening required.


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