Fort Bend County

  • Special Projects Coordinator - Permits & Construction - Engineering

    Job Locations US-TX-Richmond
    Posted Date 1 week ago(11/9/2018 9:53 AM)
    ID
    2018-3189
    Job Code
    18-322
    # of Openings
    1
    Min Start Salary
    USD $2,176.00/Bi.
    Category
    Professional Management
    Max Start Salary
    USD $2,560.00/Bi.
  • Overview

    Responsible for various functions to ensure compliance with applicable rules and regulations. Assist with Floodplain Regulation compliance and Development Permitting.  Participates in planning of programs, policies or objectives for own work group and department.

    Responsibilities

    Maintains a sound working knowledge of the general and technical provisions of the Fort Bend County Regulations for Floodplain Management as well as various federal and state regulations. Must be able to explain the Regulations to citizens, to review permit applications for compliance, and to provide adequate interpretations.  Assist with flood response, damage assessments and coordinates with other County departments and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).  Reviews Letter of Map Revision (LOMR) and Conditional Letter of Map Revision (CLOMR) submissions compliance and recommends approval to the Assistant County Engineer.  Reviews and coordinates projects with other departments.  Reviews construction documents for road, bridges, drainage structures and building facilities projects related to Regulation of Floodplains compliance and Development Permits.  Assists the Assistant County Engineer with day to day operation of Permits & Construction staff.  This includes operation of the online permitting system, providing technical information to other staff members, updating form requirements, and coordination with software vendor.  Conducts permit and project inspections for compliance with approved plans and permits.  Initiates enforcement actions if needed to insure compliance with County regulations.  Communicates with residents and contractors about permit requirements.  Assists with selection of new employees, trains employees, recommends transfers or promotions.  Participates in activities and duties related to emergency management during a local state of disaster as directed by appropriate county managers. 

    Qualifications

    High School Diploma/GED; 2 years of college level courses. 5 years experience in related field working in construction, permitting, or other related activity.  Communication and conflict resolution skills to explain projects; extensive knowledge of computers and software such as spreadsheets and word processors; ability to read construction drawings, interpersonal skills and ability to deal effectively with the public, other employees, and elected officials; ability to complete assignments in a timely manner.  Texas Floodplain Management Association (TFMA) Certification (must be obtained within one year of employment). 

     

    SALARY RANGE: Professional/Management Grade 12, $2,176.00 - $2,560.00 biweekly based on qualifications

    CLOSING DATE:  Upon filling position

     

    All full-time and part-time employees are members of the Texas County District Retirement System (TCDRS). Full-time employees also enjoy a wide-range of great benefits.

                                                                                

                                                                        Fort Bend County is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate

                                                                             on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, disability or national

                                                                                         origin, or any other reason protected by law.

     

     To be considered for employment, all interested candidates should complete the required Fort Bend County online employment application located at www.fortbendcounty.jobs

     

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