Executive Director

Belmont County Planning Commission

Pay Range: $25 - $35 per hour

The Planning Commission Executive Director is employed by the Belmont County Planning Commission and as such shall comply with all rules, regulations, and directives of the Commission. The Director is responsible for facilitating development in Belmont County, providing growth management plans, and overseeing the development process from a compliance and regulatory perspective.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

• Enforce the Belmont County Subdivision Rules and Regulations.

• Attend all meetings of the Belmont County Planning Commission.

• Plan, facilitate and act as secretary during Planning Commission meetings.

• Facilitate the submittal of all subdivision plans from developers.

• Conduct plan reviews of new developments and expansions of existing developments: including commercial, residential, and industrial, including field review of proposed sites.

• Conduct field inspections facilitate the development process, provide information and answer questions from developers, government officials, and the public.

• Floodplain administration and review of floodplain development permit applications.

• Schedule and plan public meetings related to development in Belmont County.

• Coordinate with public agencies and officials such as Belmont County Commissioners, County Engineer, local Township Trustees, Mayors, utility regulators, etc. to allow for parallel reviews of development plans as needed.

• Recommend variances as appropriate to the Planning Commission.

• Site inspections of developed sites, constructed roadways and stormwater features to verify compliance with approved plans.

• Directs overall operation of the Planning Commission, prepares budgets, schedules meetings, prepares meeting agendas and minutes, prepares annual reports, informs Planning Commission of projects and program status, performs public relations and communications with all concerned parties.

• Attend conferences, seminars, workshops etc. as approved to enhance knowledge and stay informed of any new developments for the planning profession.

Skills and Knowledge:

• Knowledge of land development, infrastructure development, and general construction.

• Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.

• Competent with computers and Microsoft Office software.

• Strong knowledge of Belmont County subdivision rules and regulations.

• Valid driver’s license and transportation.

Education and Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree and/or experience in a related field.

This is a part-time position.

To apply, submit cover letter and resume to: .

Position open until filled.

Belmont County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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