Employment

CITY OF FORT OGLETHORPE

POSITION AVAILABLE

DIRECTOR OF BUILDING, PLANNING, AND ZONING

 

The City of Fort Oglethorpe is accepting applications for the position of Director of Building, Planning, and Zoning.  This position is responsible for the administration and oversight of building codes to ensure health, safety and welfare of the public, including activities involving review of construction plans, issuance of building permits and business licenses, building inspections and housing inspections, and code enforcement.  The Director of Building, Planning and Zoning is responsible for managing and maintaining storm drainage infrastructure located throughout the city and compliance with regulatory requirements of all local, state, and federal regulations. 

A physical and drug test is required.  Application and resume may be mailed to the Attn. of Carol Murray, City Clerk, 500 City Hall Drive, Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

 

Job Summary:

1.      Responsible for ensuring that all new construction and alterations to existing structures complies with the International Building Codes and the City of Fort Oglethorpe adopted codes and standards.

2.      Responsible for ensuring efficient review of plans and specifications and prompt, fare, and accurate inspections of work in progress.

3.      Responsible for enforcement of city codes.

4.      Responsible for plan review and the issuance of building permits and business licenses.

5.      Responsible for coordinating and facilitating the Planning Commission meetings.

6.      Responsible for maintaining the city’s General National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit including administration of the city’s stormwater management program (SWMP).

7.      Responsible for writing grant applications where available.

8.      Responsible for development and adherence to departmental budget and work methods.

9.      Responsible for maintaining departmental staffing needs and interviewing/selection of applicants for departmental vacancies.

10.  Responsible for ensuing departmental safety procedures are observed.

11.  Responsible for exercising good judgement and discretion and adherence to guidelines when processing sensitive and/or confidential information.

12.  Responsible for performing other related duties and tasks as may apply as requested by City Manager.

 

Job Requirements:

  Bachelor degree in related field and at least five years of experience in an equivalent position or a combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities.

  Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

  Must possess or obtain International Code Council (ICC) Residential and Commercial Building Inspector certification no later than one year from date of hire (ICC certification no later than one year from date of hire is a condition of continued employment beyond one year).

  Supervisory experience in related field preferred.

 

Skills/Abilities:

  Possess knowledge and work experience required to perform the job.

  Ability to deal effectively with the general public and other governmental agencies.

  Ability to provide positive guidance and direction for the department.

  Ability to prepare and maintain budget for the department.

  Ability to receive and resolve citizen complaints.

  High attention to detail in daily work.

  Ability to work effectively in a teamwork environment.

  Ability to work in outdoor environment and to traverse uneven terrain during performance of duties.

  Ability to climb, bend, stoop during the performance of inspections.

 

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The City of Fort Oglethorpe is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 Click here for a printable job application.

CITY OF FORT OGLETHORPE

POSITION AVAILABLE/SEASONAL

RECREATION DEPARTMENT

 

The City of Fort Oglethorpe is accepting applications for certified lifeguards.  Certifications must be current.  Applicant must also have current CPR certification. Applicants must pass a physical and drug screen. Applications may be picked up at the Fort Oglethorpe Municipal Building Complex, Mon-Fri., 8AM thru 4:30PM or printed from the link provided below.  Applications should be returned to City Clerk Carol Murray at 500 City Hall Drive, Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742. Positions are open until filled. The City of Fort Oglethorpe is an equal opportunity employer.

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The City of Fort Oglethorpe is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 Click here for a printable job application.

City Hall Address:
500 City Hall Drive
Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742
Phone: 706-866-2544
Fax: 706-861-5086

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City Hall Address:
500 City Hall Drive
Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742
Phone: 706-866-2544
Fax: 706-861-5086