Codes Department Assistant Wanted at Lewisburg, TN


Codes & Planning Administrative Assistant, Lewisburg TN (FULL-TIME, NON-EXEMPT).  The City of Lewisburg is seeking an employee to provide support to the Director of Municipal Codes, Planning & Zoning with planning activities and the development review process.  Conducts municipal code and zoning inspections and performs related work as required. He or she will also be responsible for administrative functions within the department.   
The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, repeated or a logical assignment to this class. 
Perform municipal code and zoning inspections.
Receive and investigate complaints relative to municipal codes and zoning ordinance such as may relate to noise, odor, setbacks, weeds, trash, junk cars, placement, and size of signs, etc.
Order correction of violations and re-inspect for compliance.
Accept applications for development, enter data into a computer, and check commercial and residential development plans to determine compliance with land use and zoning requirements.
May prepare and present detailed reports on development proposals to government bodies and boards.
Evaluates or assists in the evaluation of rezonings, annexation, ordinance amendments, site plans, special use permits, variances, and other proposals.
Composes, types and edits a variety of correspondence, reports, memoranda, notes, meeting minutes, agenda, and other material requiring judgment as to content, accuracy, and completeness.
May establish and maintain filing and record-keeping systems, including day-to-day filing of office paperwork.
Performs other duties as assigned.   
Knowledge of computer hardware and software programs, which may include Microsoft Office, Internet applications, Adobe Professional and GIS. 

High School Diploma or GED required. 
One to two years of experience in land use/municipal planning, a local government environment, public administration, or similar field preferred. 
Background in site plan preparation or review preferred. 

A position profile is available at Careers.  Applicants should send a cover letter and resume no later than April 26th by electronic mail to the City of Lewisburg, attention Pam Davis, City Recorder, at or mail to 131 E. Church Street, Lewisburg, TN 37091.  Please direct questions via email to Pam Davis, City Recorder at the same email address as indicated above.  NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Applications will be considered on basis of qualifications, experience, and suitability for position without regards to race, color, religion, sex or national origin. The City of   Lewisburg is an EEO/AA/Title VI Employer. Minorities and Women are encouraged to apply.