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Hillsborough County Government

Senior Planning/Zoning Technician (#SRPZTHPCMM) PCMM
$18.64-$32.24 Hourly / $3,230.93-$5,588.27 Monthly / $38,771.20-$67,059.20 Yearly


Performs lead worker duties reviewing documents and collecting related information to ensure compliance with applicable land development codes, regulations, and comprehensive plans.


Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and
Three or more years of public contact experience involving zoning, planning, engineering, real estate, or legal matters; and


Possession of a valid Driver's License.


An Associate's degree or higher; and
Two years of public contact experience involving planning, engineering, real estate, or legal matters; and
Possession of a valid Driver's License.


  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service.
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.


  • Considerable knowledge of State and County laws, ordinances, and regulations governing planning and zoning matters.
  • Considerable knowledge of general office policies, practices and procedures.
  • Ability to prioritize work.
  • Ability to follow established procedures.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to plan, organize and oversee the work of others.
  • Ability to use a computer and related software.


Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform one or more of the activities described below.

  • Researches issues involving community planning, property ownership, zoning history, land use, real estate documents, and comprehensive plans.
  • Inspects sites and reviews background information relating to rezoning or development petitions and requests.
  • Interprets various land use related codes, rules, regulations, policies, ordinances, and laws.
  • Functions as a lead worker in the research, reviewing, and coordination of land use and planning matters.
  • Prepares materials for and attends public meetings, workshops and hearings.
  • Receives complaints and coordinates actions required to follow up and reconcile such complaints.
  • Assists in developing and modifying office procedures to meet changing conditions.
  • Reviews land use permit applications to ensure compliance with County ordinances and Regulations, and Comprehensive Plans.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

This classification description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as an all inclusive list of the duties associated with a particular position. Management may require incumbents to perform job duties other than those contained in this document at any time.