The County of San Luis Obispo, Department of Public Works has an immediate opening for the position of Development Services Division Manager. The position manages a staff operating in the following elements:
Encroachment, transportation, and special events permits
Subdivision and development review
Drainage, flood, and stormwater compliance
The position works closely with the Department's Transportation, Utilities, and Environmental Divisions in identifying and regulating development impacts to County maintained infrastructure, including the administration of transportation mitigation fee programs; and with the County Department of Planning and Building on processing development permit applications and implementing the County General Plan; and works collaboratively with the Regional Planning Agency and numerous state and local agencies in planning, review, and implementing projects. Position responsibilities include:
Defining and developing a customer service-oriented staff
Overseeing the management of activities proposed within the County right-of-way
Processing survey map applications in accordance with the Subdivision Map Act and County Ordinances
Processing private land development projects in accordance with County Ordinances for public improvements, development fees, flood hazard, drainage, and stormwater
Coordination with stakeholders and agencies on policy and standard review and implementation
Representing the Department at County Planning Commission and Subdivision Review Board hearings
Preparing and present various staff reports to the County Board of Supervisors
Managing division budget and finance oversight on various assigned programs
Review private land development projects for conformance with County Ordinances, Public Improvement Standards, and State and Federal regulations
Analyze private land development projects for impacts to County infrastructure and recommend mitigations in the form of project conditions of approval
Plan, develop, implement and coordinate development review programs
Develop and train staff
Engage the public on specific and broad requests. Follow-up timely and completely.
Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, to present, report and provide proposals to address broad and specific transportation issues
Prepare and present information to various Boards and committees
Engage with the overall Department Management Team to enhance operations and outcomes
Work collaboratively with other Agencies
Plan and implement annual budgets and annual fee program
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in a related field. (Job-related experience may substitute for the required education on a year-for-year basis.) In addition, four years of increasingly responsible professional-level experience performing a variety of administrative or fiscal activities -- two years of the required experience must be in a supervisory position.
A master's degree in Business Administration/Management, Public Administration, Finance, or Public Works related field may substitute for one year of the required non-supervisory experience.
About County of San Luis Obispo
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