Planning Technician Ii

Location
Fairfax, Virginia
Salary
$45,448.83 - $75,748.19 Annually
Posted
Jan 01, 2022
Closes
Jan 15, 2022
Ref
21-02784
Industry
Specialty Trades
Hours
Full Time
Job Announcement

Reviews appeals applications filed to determine compliance with submission requirements. Coordinates scheduling, creates maps, and provides background research to staff. Drafts notifications and prepares mailings based on legal requirements. Provides administrative and technical support to the Staff Coordinator assigned the appeal including publication and posting of staff reports online, and close-out of completed applications. Maintains and updates Appeals database. Provides staff and customer support for use of the PLUS system for zoning requests. Provides administrative support to the Division Director; provides training and backup administrative support to the OAS Planning Tech 1; issues administrative permits and provides zoning information for the state forms regarding home day care facilities. Performs other duties as assigned.

Employment Standards

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to high school graduation or a GED issued by a state department of education; plus three years of paraprofessional planning or zoning related work, as defined by the area to which assigned.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer.

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs will still be subject to the weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Strong abilities in written and oral communication. Familiarity with Fairfax County land records and permits issuance. Experience using personal computer; including word processing, managing online documents, database applications, Geographic Information Systems, and web page creation and management. Bachelor’s degree in planning or equivalent work experience is preferred.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Position is primarily sedentary; however, employee may be required to do some walking, standing, bending, and carrying of items under 15 pounds in weight. Work requires the ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing and operate a computer. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview and may include exercise.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.

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