Employment Opportunities/Applications

Washington County, TN
Planner/Development Administrator

Washington County, TN is seeking a Planner/Development Administrator.  This is a full time position with benefits reporting to the County Mayor.  This position will develop, promote and administer plans and policies regarding land use, zoning, public utilities, community facilities, housing and transportation.  Insure orderly and beneficial residential, commercial and industrial development that promotes and enhances the desirability of Washington County. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Five years of professional land use and community planning experience.  Master’s degree in planning or related field and AICP certification preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Advanced knowledge of the philosophies, principals, practices & techniques of land use planning
  • Knowledge of methodology, practices of research, data collection
  • Knowledge in computer hardware and software programs
  • Knowledge and experience in construction processes
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills for preparing and presenting planning reports and projects
  • Excellent interpersonal skills for facilitating relationships with elected/appointed officials or other decision makers
  • Creative problem-solving skills
  • Group facilitation skills for use with community workshops
  • Ability to work on several projects or issues simultaneously and effectively meet firm deadlines
  • Ability to provide effective supervision and staff management
  • Knowledge of stormwater management principles and requirements
  • Knowledge and experience with the national Flood Insurance Program

Salary Range:  $46,000 - $60,000
Email resume to sgreene@washingtoncountytn.org prior to January 27, 2017.
See link below for job description.

Washington County, TN is an equal opportunity employer. 

Washington County, TN
Building Inspector Employment Notice

Washington County, TN, is accepting applications for the position of Building Inspector which reports to the Chief Building Official.  The Building Inspector conducts periodic and required inspections of buildings and structures for compliance with applicable building codes, including mechanical and plumbing inspections as required.  This position also reviews construction and specification plans for compliance with Standard Building Codes.  The Building Inspector conducts inspections throughout the community, investigating complaints of code violations and issuing citations as needed.
Minimum Requirements:  Candidates must have a high school diploma or GED and an AS Degree from a two-year college in Building Inspection or Construction Technology.  Relevant work experience in construction and/or as a contractor may be considered in lieu of.  All applicants must possess a valid Driver’s License.
Preferred Requirements:  State of Tennessee Building Inspector Certification, BS Degree from a college in Building Inspections or Construction Technology, State License Contractor with a minimum of five years of construction experience.
This position requires an individual who possesses strong communication skills and knowledge of standard business computer software (Word, Excel, etc) and the ability to obtain certifications in Residential and Commercial building, plumbing and mechanical within 12 (twelve) months from date of hire from the State of Tennessee to comply with state law, TCA 68-120-113.
A competitive salary and benefits package is offered based on level of experience.  Resumes should be submitted by e-mail to schapman@washingtoncountytn.org or by mail to:  Washington County, Attention: Scott Chapman, PO Box 219, Jonesborough, TN 37659.  See link below for job description.
Washington County, TN is an equal opportunity employer.



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