Employer: Montgomery County, VA Economic Development
Job Location: CHRISTIANSBURG, Virginia
Category: Other
Employment Type: Full Time
Last Updated: 1/11/2021
Closing Date: 1/27/2021
Montgomery County, Va Economic DevelopmentMontgomery County, VA Economic Development
The Montgomery County Department of Economic Development is dedicated to improving the quality of life in Montgomery County, VA through economic growth. Montgomery County is a growing technology oriented community nestled in the beautiful mountains of Virginia and is home to Virginia Tech and the Towns of Blacksburg and Christiansburg. We ensure this growth through business retention, expansion, and attraction programs, developing sites/buildings, and supporting local workforce development.
Job Description                 
The Planning & GIS Services team has an opening for Zoning Administrator.  This position serves as the County’s agent for enforcement and administration of the zoning ordinance and related codes. Essential job functions include oversight and review of site plans, special use permits, zoning permits, and flood plain. The Zoning Administrator works closely with citizens, other staff members and development community to provide information and assistance.  This position coordinates with Building Inspections, Assessment/Commissioner’s Office, Sheriff’s Office and other departments as needed to ensure compliance with the County’s health, safety, and welfare code. Position also serves as staff to the Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals.
Bachelor’s degree in Planning or related field (or equivalent experience) required as well as a minimum of four years related zoning experience.  Valid Virginia driver’s license with insurable driving history and certification as a Zoning Administrator (CZA) in Virginia required, plus Certification as a Floodplain Administrator (CFM) or ability to obtain certification within one year.  Successful candidate will be highly organized, possess strong ability to prioritize tasks, manage schedules and timelines effectively, and function independently with significant responsibility while also working well within a team.   
Salary $58,493+ DOE/DOQ plus excellent benefits (paid health, plus dental, vision, flex spending, life, disability, VRS state retirement, PTO leave, holiday pay, and much more).
Interested candidates should apply online and include a cover letter with professional resume at:  http://www.montgomerycountyva.gov/HR.  Review of applications will begin immediately, and application submissions must be received by Wednesday, January 27, 2021 to be considered.  To request an application accommodation for disabilities, contact Human Resources at 540.394.2007
Montgomery County, VA is committed to the principles of diversity and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans.  As an Equal Opportunity Employer and certified Virginia Values Veterans (V3) organization, we are dedicated to nondiscrimination in recruitment, selection, hiring, pay, promotion, retention or other personnel action affecting employees or candidates for employment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex/gender, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
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