Sylvania Township

Sylvania , OH

Planning and Zoning Manager

Sylvania Township
Sylvania, OH Full-time
Posted on January 5, 2019

Planning and Zoning Manager

Sylvania Township is seeking candidates for the position of Planning & Zoning Manager. Located in Lucas County Ohio, Sylvania Township has a population of approximately 48,000 and covers 21 square miles. The Planning & Zoning Manager oversees the Township's planning and zoning operations and is responsible for the overall functions of the department. The Planning & Zoning Manager reports directly to the Township Administrator and manages two part-time administrative staff members.

Essential Functions:

  • Reviews and approves zoning permits
  • Coordinates site plan reviews
  • Prepares staff reports
  • Provides subject matter expertise to the Township Boards
  • Administers the Township's Zoning Resolution and Land Use Plan
  • Supervises part-time support staff and oversees zoning compliance issues

Other Functions:

  • Represents the Township at Lucas County Plan Commission and other applicable outside meetings
  • Provides assistance to the public, developers and other stakeholders on zoning and land use matters
  • Prepares and oversees bi-weekly department payroll
  • Prepares monthly zoning reports and other related reports
  • Maintains zoning records
  • Conducts site visits to properties and on-going projects in the Township

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Urban Planning, Geography, Public Administration or related field
  • Experience in public service/customer service

The ideal candidate will possess four years of management experience in zoning, urban planning, or related field, knowledge of local governmental operations, and supervisory experience, preferably in a township environment.

Sylvania Township offers a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Sylvania Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and a drug-free, tobacco-free workplace.