at City of Peoria in Peoria, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Applications are required for each vacancy. Resumes may be attached but will not be accepted in lieu of applications. The application must be signed, dated, completely filled in and returned to the Human Resources Department by the filing date indicated on the Vacancy Announcement. All information submitted is subject to verification.
The City only accepts applications for posted positions.
If selected, City residency must be established within one year of hire (or within the timeframe outlined in bargaining unit contract, if applicable). Residency must be maintained for the duration of employment. Applicants need not be current residents of the City of Peoria to be considered.
After an offer of employment but prior to hire, all applicants must complete a medical examination including a drug screen.
All new hires will be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
A summary of employment benefits may be obtained by contacting the City's Human Resources Department.
The City's Administrative Action Plan for Fair Practices is available for inspection by contacting the City's Equal Opportunity Office, City Hall, Room 303 or by calling (309) 494-8594.
Applicants requiring accommodation to participate in the selection process may notify the Human Resources Department of such request.
The City of Peoria is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer


LOCATION: City Hall, 419 Fulton Street
HOURS: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
(Some evenings and weekends)

The Community Development Department is looking for a civic minded and hardworking candidate to join their team. An ideal candidate would have strong customer service skills, a passion for innovation and a strong desire to serve the community. The position will perform a variety of planning-related activities including; serving as liaison to various commissions, reviewing site plans, administering and enforcing the zoning, subdivision, and historic preservation regulations, meeting with citizens, working with GIS system and other duties as assigned.

Examples of Duties

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: (All responsibilities may not be performed by all incumbents.)
Receives and reviews preliminary plats and plans utilizing subdivision ordinance and zoning ordinance to assure compliance; informs developers of subdivision and zoning requirements; makes presentations to the public; answers questions; drafts ordinances and assures that all interested parties are informed of all information.
Serves as Zoning Board of Appeals staff person including, answers questions, receives applications and explains process, reviews cases and prepares agenda, inspects the site of property, writes case background with comments and recommendations; provides technical assistance and assures that minutes of hearing are prepared and results of hearing are mailed to petitioners.
Serves as chair person for the SPRB for multi family and change of use applications.
Issues permits; reviews applications for compliance with zoning ordinances; inspects property for compliance to codes.
Attends neighborhood meetings as a department representative.
Interacts with citizens, public and private organizations by providing information concerning zoning codes and regulations; receives zoning inquiries and complaints from citizens, and private organizations; conducts field visits and inspections on property to determine the nature and validity of complaint; prepares written reports of inspection results, informs responsible parties of specific violations of zoning ordinance; prepares cases for legal action by gathering data supporting the facts of the case, attends court hearings and meets with property owners attorney to assure compliance with zoning codes.
Provides staff assistance and support to the Historic Preservation Commission, Planning Commission, Zoning Commission, and Zoning Board of Appeals.
Provides staff assistance and support for one-stop-shop.
Reviews site plans, processes applications and issues zoning certificates for new single family and multi family residential developments, additions, and change of use.
Enters information into computer system to issue zoning certificates for building permit and addition requirements.
Manages and operates the department's Geographic Information System; digitizes new streets, subdivisions, and infrastructure to base map to reflect current street system; updates census bureau maps manually and electronically; creates and maintains various databases and files.
Creates maps utilizing the GIS and data maintained in spread... For full info follow application link.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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Job Posting: 11912271

Posted On: May 18, 2024

Updated On: Jun 17, 2024

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