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Planning/Preservation Director
Agency: Capitol Zoning District Commission
Date Posted: 11/30/2018
Posting Expires: 12/14/2018
The Capitol Zoning District (CZD) Planning and Preservation Director is responsible for managing the agency’s preservation activities and operations, disseminating technical information, and monitoring the properties in both areas of the Capitol Zoning District. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.
Typical Functions
Maintains regular contact with district residents and property owners through surveys, meetings, and publications. Answers questions and disseminates technical information to citizens, developers, engineers, architects, and other individuals regarding CZD ordinances and procedures for obtaining permits. Conducts pre-application conferences with applicants, reviews and analyzes applications, issues permits, seeks to resolve potential problems or conflicts, compiles materials required for review by the CZDC, writes comprehensive reports on each application, develops agendas for and attends all CZDC and advisory committee meetings, ensures public notices are sent out, prepares monthly activity reports for the Commission, and testifies in court cases, as required. Works in coordination with the City of Little Rock planning, zoning, and permit offices. Maintains all property inventory records and property database and insures that the historical records of the work of the CZDC are maintained. Handles complaints or violations of the CZD ordinance and master plan. Conducts periodic drive-through inspections of the CZD to ensure that compliance with the ordinance is being maintained. Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Job Dimensions
Occasional overtime and after hours work may be required. Frequent in-state travel is required.
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Knowledge of urban planning, architecture, and historic preservation. Ability to analyze and interpret technical data, maps, surveys, site plans and architectural drawings. Ability to network with diverse groups and individuals. Ability to communicate both orally and in writing. Ability to manage the CZD property database.
Minimum Education and/or Experience
The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in urban planning, historic preservation, architecture or a related field; plus two years of experience in urban planning, zoning, or a related field, including one year in a supervisory capacity.
Preferred Qualifications
Masters or doctorate degree in related field. AICP Certification preferred.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Must possess a valid Arkansas driver’s license. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
Agency Specific Information
Please complete the Work History section of the application even if you are including a resume. Incomplete applications will not be processed.

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Capitol Zoning District Commission.
Job Details
Position No.: 22095197
Class Code: X106C
Grade: GS06
Salary Range: $36,155.00 - $52,425.00 per year
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Job Type: Full Time
Location Information
Job City: Little Rock
Job County/Region: Pulaski
Contact Information
Contact name: Melissa Goff
Phone: 501-324-9644
Email: Melissa.Goff@Arkansas.Gov
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