$34.81-$61.72 Hourly / $72,404.80-$128,377.60 Yearly
Salary Grade: 819
Assists the Director in planning, organizing, and coordinating all programs, functions and activities of the Planning & Development Services Department to fulfill zoning, rezoning, and sign code administration, plans review, and field inspection service requirements of the City.
Assists the Director by providing leadership on an organization-wide and community basis to ensure that public services are provided in alignment with the City's strategic objectives.
This includes evaluating personnel and program performance, preparing and administering the department budget.
Assists the director in planning, implementing, directing and managing of all functions and resources of the department to achieve the strategic objectives of the department and the City in an efficient and effective manner.
Acts in the director's absence by attending meetings, making decisions, and providing department leadership.
Assists the director with implementing the department vision and assists in leading the department for maximum employee productivity and morale through hiring, disciplining, evaluating employee performance, investigating and resolving grievances and coordinating other human resources actions.
Develops and administers the department budget with staff assistance. Implements department policies, projects and programs.
Analyzes organization and community needs, analyzes trends, reviews statistics and opportunities and communicates information to the director.
Develops strategic partnerships and contacts with community representatives, external agencies, and other organizations to develop a sense of relevant issues facing our community and to respond as a representative of the City.
Champions the values of the organization through example and accountabilities.
Ensures that department operations conform with local, state and federal governmental regulations, and other applicable rules and requirements. Facilitates solutions to complex problems facing the department.
Maintains professional knowledge through such means as attending seminars, reviewing professional publications and participating in professional organizations.
Assists in planning, organizing, directing and coordinating Development Services Center programs and services including plans reviews, field inspections, permit processing, central records, plans coordination, building and structure safety code enforcement, systems management, customer service and public information.
Monitors the development and maintenance of a centralized records center and records management system for all development and construction related plans, maps, reports, permits, and other project documentation.
Coordinates the development and implementation of staff training and orientation in matrix management; coordinates the establishment and maintenance of a development services manual.
Assists in establishing and maintaining coordination with other City departments and agencies that have responsibilities related to the review and approval of development and construction plans; assists in coordinating Center public relations efforts and in developing public information materials.
Provides staff assistance to the Development Services Advisory Board.
Minimum Education Level & Type: Bachelor's Degree
Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 5 years in a public regulatory agency serving the development and construction community
FLSA Status: Exempt
Occupational Group Code: 04
Occupational Group Description: City Manager and Council
EEO Job Category Code: A
EEO Job Category Description: Officials and Administrators
Organizational Level: Deputy/Assistant Director
Bargaining Unit: No Representation
The following information pertains to driving requirements for this classification with the City of Tucson. Under "Driving Level" None, Secondary or Primary, refers to the driving responsibility as it relates to the essential functions of the classification. License Type, is just that, the type of Arizona Driving License required for the classification. If the position requires a Commercial Drivers License (CDL), the endorsements will be listed under "Endorsements." Under Safety Sensitive a "Yes" means employees with this classification are subject to pre-employment and random drug testing. License Type A,B,C,D,or M may require the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage. Exceptions to classification driving requirement's may exist based on position.
Driving Level: Incidental
License Type: Valid and Unrestricted Class D - Driver
CDL Endorsements: None
Safety Sensitive: No