Floyd County Plan Commission
POSITION: Planning Technician
DEPARTMENT: Building and Development Services Department
JOB CATEGORY: (COMOT)
DATE WRITTEN: February 1993
DATES REVISED: May 30, 2019
FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt
Incumbent serves as Planning Technician of the Floyd County Building and Development Services Department, responsible for providing planning assistance to the public and maintains official records.
DUTIES: Assists Director and Building Commissioner with enforcement of all applicable building codes and zoning ordinances. Assists director with reviews for applications such as variances, conditional uses, development plans, and subdivisions. Writes building permits, receives and receipts fee, stamps and list checks for deposit, posts fee in journal, lists permit in notebook for permanent record, compiles information on white card for office and Health Department reference, lists in proper folder section for permanent record; files house plans. Prepares inspection sheet for Building Commissioners book for issued building permits, attached copy of completed inspection report to building permit. Provides copies of all building permits for the Assessor's Office and attaches pertinent information thereto. Receives and prepares folders for applications for variance or conditional use, including materials such as the application, plot plan, a copy of a map, staff report, and prepared Finding of Fact sheets; list cause in docket book. Attends Plan Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals meetings concerning variances, subdivisions and/or conditional use case, takes minutes, prepares letter and copy of minutes and folder. Prepares a variety of reports, including Dodge, Census and other statistics, KIPDA, and Auditor. Prepares and maintains records of building permits and subject data. Prepares and files required legal notices in local paper. Answers telephone and responds to inquiries, records complaints, schedules inspection request, and/or routes caller to appropriate person or department. Performs related duties as assigned.
JOB REQUIREMENTS AND DIFFICULTY OF WORK: Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in planning, public administration, political science, community development or related area. Knowledge of the theories and methods of planning recommended. Working knowledge of standard office procedures and routine, and ability to apply such knowledge to a variety of interrelated processes, tasks, and operations. Knowledge of Floyd County building codes, zoning ordinances, and related regulations, and procedures for building permits, variances, and nonconforming use. Working knowledge of basic bookkeeping principles and procedures, and ability to perform arithmetic calculations. Knowledge of English grammar, spelling, and punctuation and ability to prepare written reports as required. Ability to type with speed and accuracy and operate standard modern office equipment and programs. Ability to effectively communicate with co-workers and members of the general public in a courteous and tactful manner. Ability to maintain confidentiality of all Department records and information.