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Planning & Zoning Director, Essex County

Essex County is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Planning & Zoning Director
Salary: $40,000 to $60,000 DOQ/DOE (+) benefits.


Essex County seeks candidates to perform land use code administration, including issuance of zoning permits and staff support of the Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals. Must have experience and education related to Zoning Administration, land use planning and coordinating permitting with County Building Inspections, Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals.  Position works closely with property owners, contractors; architects, surveyors, engineers and other professionals, along with public officials and staff. The County is largely rural, with development not on scale of major metropolis.


Essential functions include supervising the Planning/Zoning/Building Inspections Department, comprehensive land use plan updates,  special community projects, grant coordination, enforcement of County land use and development ordinances including regulations specific to coastal and waterfront communities (Chesapeake Bay Preservation Act and Virginia Wetlands Act); serving as staff support to County Boards involved in land use, and assisting the County Administrator. Position does perform Code Enforcement duties.


The successful candidate will have any combination of a Bachelors’ degree in Planning, Public Administration, or related field with three years of public or private sector planning experience; demonstrated knowledge of zoning and subdivision ordinance administration and enforcement. VAZO or other certified zoning administrator certification, AICP certification; experience with the Chesapeake Bay Preservation Act or other coastal/wetland regulations desirable. Master’s degree desirable.


For complete details call (804) 443-3258 or email sturille@esssex-virginia.org. Submit cover letter and resume' outlining why you would be the successful candidate in this rural county to Juanita Sydnor, Payroll & Human Resources Manager, P. O. Box 1079, Tappahannock, VA 22560. Applications reviewed as received. Open until filled.



 

Job Title:  Basic Life Support EMT/Firefighter

Status:  Full time with benefits, Salary – $32,682.85 - $52,292
Essex County EMS is seeking a highly motivated professional individual to fill a full time Basic Life Support (BLS) EMT/Firefighter position. Candidates will perform emergency medical basic life support services and firefighter duties as required. Applicants must possess a valid Virginia Driver’s license, high school diploma or equivalent, a good driving record, and must be computer literate and have the ability to maintain effective working relationships with associates and the public. Minimum Qualifications: EMT-B, Firefighter I, Hazardous Materials Awareness Certification, EVOC, CPR and within one year obtain Firefighter II and Hazardous Materials Operations certifications.  This position is subject to a criminal background investigation, drug test and health exam.  

For more information please contact the Chief of Emergency Services, James W. Brann, at 804-443-4059.  To be considered, a completed Essex County employment application with the following attachments must be submitted:  copies of training certifications, current DMV Driver History Report, and resume.  An application may be obtained below.  Completed applications should be submitted to Payroll & Human Resources Manager, P. O. Box 1079, Tappahannock, VA  22560.  Hiring salary based upon qualifications and experience.  Open recruitment – applications considered as received and as positions are available.  

Essex County is an equal opportunity employer.



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Payroll & Human Resources Manager
Essex County, Virginia
P.O. Box 1079
Tappahannock, VA 22560-1079

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