Employer: Montgomery County, VA Economic Development
Job Location: Christiansburg, Virginia
Category: Other
Employment Type: Full Time
Last Updated: 5/16/2024
Closing Date: 8/1/2024
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 Montgomery County Planning & GIS Department has a full-time opening for a Zoning Compliance Officer in their department. The essential function of the position within the organization is to provide basic zoning services for the County. This position provides responsible technical work to assist the Zoning Administrator in the preparation of zoning text amendments, reviewing of zoning permits, enforcement of the County’s zoning ordinance, and to assist with all zoning administration duties as requested by the Zoning Administrator. Serves as a staff liaison to the Board of Zoning Appeals by processing applications and preparing analysis. Performs annual inspections of approved Special Use Permits and assists in the determination of their compliance and validity.
The position prefers a Bachelor’s degree in a related field or two years related experience. Must be organized, detail-oriented and able to multi-task with high level of accuracy; have general knowledge of federal, state and local laws, regulations and codes governing zoning; have knowledge in reading and interpreting zoning maps and ordinances, physical surveys, local policy and procedure manuals. Demonstrated ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions, work seamlessly with team members and independently on tasks, enjoy assisting people, and have strong communications skills and excellent customer service skills.
Minimum starting pay is $45,426+/annually DOE/DOQ, with an excellent benefits package including health, dental, retirement, holidays/leave time, optional benefit plans, onsite employee wellness clinic, and much more!  Interested candidates should apply online at:  http://www.montgomerycountyva.gov/hr.  This position is open until filled, with the first review of applications on Friday, May 31, 2024.  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/orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
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