City of Des Moines

Des Moines is the capital city and is the commercial, financial, transportation, and governmental hub of Iowa.  Extending over 80 square miles, Des Moines is home to over 212,000 people and the central city of a metropolitan area of approximately 634,000. Des Moines is a vibrant city, intersected by the Des Moines and Raccoon Rivers.

Des Moines is a city with many cultural amenities, ease of commuting, Iowa State government, three higher education institutions, good schools, ample shopping, affordable housing, fine dining, great health care, and a stable high-performing local government. It also is the home of the Iowa State Fair and is the host to countless conventions, trade shows, and sporting and entertainment events each year.

 

 

9 job(s) at City of Des Moines

City of Des Moines, Iowa Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Nov 20, 2020
Full Time
Distinguishing Features of the Class The Police Cadet is a non-sworn position that serves as a support role to the basic operations of the police department. The job duties will familiarize the Police Cadet with the general field of law enforcement and may include directing traffic, parking enforcement, report writing and administrative duties, as well as support for the department's community policing efforts. Under immediate supervision, assist with a variety of line and staff functions in a para-professional capacity while in an on-the-job training situation. SPECIAL NOTE: This recruitment requires the review and completion of the 2021 POLICE CADET RECRUITMENT PACKET . YOUR APPLICATION MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE BY 5:00 P.M. MONDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2020. ALL ITEMS LISTED BELOW MUST BE ATTACHED TO YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION OR SUBMITTED SEPARATELY TO AND RECEIVED BY HUMAN RESOURCES NO LATER THAN 5:00 P.M. MONDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2020. 1. Photocopy of driver's license 2. Authority for Release of Information (Must be notarized) 3. High school diploma (or other proof of high school graduation) or G.E.D. 4. College transcripts, if any 5. DD214 Form for military service, if applicable **All of the above documents must be legible.** REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION MAY BE HAND DELIVERED, MAILED, EMAILED, OR FAXED TO HUMAN RESOURCES. City of Des Moines Attn: Human Resources Dept. 1551 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway Des Moines, IA 50317 EMAIL TO: humanresources@dmgov.org FAX TO: (515) 237-1680 Acceptable Experience and Training Graduation from high school or GED by the application deadline. Required Special Qualifications • Age 18 by the application deadline. • Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator's license issued by the State of Iowa or another state with the ability to obtain an Iowa operator's license. • Because the Police Cadet position within the Des Moines Police Department is intended to be a career development opportunity for qualified applicants seeking a law enforcement career, certain restrictions apply to those persons hired as Police Cadets. • The incumbent must, at the first opportunity, take the examination process for Police Officer. If the incumbent fails to do so or fails any phase of the examination process for Police Officer, that person may be separated from employment. POLICE CADET APPLICANT TESTING RESOURCE FOR POST WRITTEN EXAM: POST Study Guide (written exam) The City of Des Moines' Residency Requirement is in effect for this position. Applicant must be a resident of the City of Des Moines within seven months of appointment date and maintain residency within the City of Des Moines while employed in this position. Examples of Essential Work (Illustrative Only) • Assists in office functions such as typing and maintaining files. • Assists in receiving, storing and cataloging lost and stolen property. • Takes police reports from the public both by telephone and in person in accordance with departmental policies. • Provides relief in the communication center by answering the telephones and taking complaints from the public. • Performs duties related to the promotion of the department's community relations, conducting station tours, representing the department at meetings, and speaking to organizations on the subject of community relations. • Assists in the field with traffic control and answering calls for service which do not require the presence of a sworn police officer. Does related work as required.Closing Date/Time: 12/14/2020 5:00 PM Central
City of Des Moines, Iowa Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Nov 20, 2020
Full Time
Distinguishing Features of the Class Directs, manages, plans and supervises park/recreation maintenance, customer service and aquatic facility operations. Schedules and supervises the maintenance and repair of park/recreation areas and related facilities. Hires, trains and supervises full-time and seasonal employees in assigned areas. Serves as the point-of-contact between the Neighborhood Associations and the public in assigned area; performs directly related work as required. Manages park customer use programs and performs directly related work as required. Please Note: Recruitment for and the projected timeline for filling this vacancy is not impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This position is part of an operation that must be performed regardless of circumstances. Acceptable Experience and Training Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Leisure Studies, Parks and Recreation Administration or a related field; and Considerable experience in facility maintenance and aquatic operations, including knowledge in aquatic facility operations and playground safety; or Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work. NOTE: Transcripts verifying degree conferred need to be submitted to the City of Des Moines Human Resources Department; electronically to humanresources@dmgov.org , by fax to 515-237-1680, or by mail to 1551 E MLK Jr Pkwy, Des Moines, IA 50317 by the application deadline . Required Special Qualifications Candidates for positions in this class must pass a post-employment offer physical examination and drug screen; Possession of a valid Iowa driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility; Ability to obtain Certified Pool Operator's License within 1 year; Ability to obtain Certified Playground Inspector Certificate within 1 year. Examples of Essential Work (Illustrative Only) Directs, supervises, trains and evaluates park/recreation facility maintenance operations and the work of park/recreation personnel involved in park/recreation maintenance, repair activities, shelter rentals, special event support, facility management, and customer service delivery; Inspects park/recreation areas and related facilities to identify maintenance, cleanliness and repair needs and assigns subsequent duties to the appropriate personnel, inspecting all projects upon completion; Directs, supervises, trains and evaluates aquatic facility operations and the work of aquatic personnel involved in swimming pool maintenance, program activities and operations of facilities. Supervises the bi-annual process of winterizing and spring start-up activities for pool, sport complexes and other related facilities; Inspects and supervises repairs as necessary on plumbing systems, playground equipment, picnic equipment, pools equipment, water fountains, restrooms, pool decks, sports complexes, fences, rental shelters and related buildings and equipment; Maintains thorough and accurate records on inventories needed for maintenance and repair activities and orders all parts as necessary; Directs, plans, organizes, markets and implements the delivery of aquatic programs; Inspects public use facilities for safety features and assigns immediate repairs to remedy any unsafe area; Prepares and submits budgets, controls expenditures, and performs other financial monitoring/accounting as required; Supervises, plans, organizes, coordinates, implements, and evaluates recreation programs within assigned areas; Supervise and manage the collection of fees for activities as necessary, maintains thorough and accurate records of participants and related materials; Develops, plans, manages and implements contractual agreements with organizations and citizens, and ensures compliance of same; Promotes and ensures an environment of employee safety by explaining all safety precautions and monitoring for their use; Oversees the care and maintenance of all divisional vehicles, tools and related equipment; Prepares reports and/or completes special projects for the Parks and Recreation Services Manager as requested; Makes recommendations as to policy and procedure changes to enhance efficient and effective operations; Provides needed information and demonstrations concerning how to perform certain work tasks to new employees in the same or similar class of positions; Keeps immediate supervisor and designated others fully and accurately informed concerning work progress, including present and potential work problems and suggestions for new or improved ways of addressing such problems; Attends meetings, conferences, workshops and training sessions and reviews publications and audio-visual materials to become and remain current on the principles, practices and new developments in assigned work areas; Responds to citizens' questions and comments in a courteous and timely manner; Communicates and coordinates regularly with appropriate others to maximize the effectiveness and efficiency of interdepartmental operations and activities; Performs other directly related duties consistent with the role and function of the classification. Closing Date/Time: 12/21/2020 5:00 PM Central
City of Des Moines, Iowa Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Nov 19, 2020
Full Time
Distinguishing Features of the Class Plans, organizes and directs the operations and activities of the Planning and Urban Design Division of the Development Services Department as assigned; performs directly related work as required. The principal function of an employee in this class is to assist the Planning and Urban Design Administrator in operations and activities of the Planning Division and to perform the duties of the Planning and Urban Design Administrator in an absence. The work is performed under the direct supervision of the Planning and Urban Design Administrator, but extensive leeway is granted for the exercise of independent judgement and initiative. Supervision is exercised over the work of employees within the Planning Division as assigned. The nature of the work performed requires that an employee in this class establish and maintain effective working relationships with other City employees, business and community groups, State and Federal officials, representatives of the media and the public. The principal duties of this class are performed in a general office environment. Please note: Position expected to be filled per usual process timeline: Recruitment for and the projected timeline for filling this vacancy is not impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This position is part of an operation that must be performed regardless of circumstances. Acceptable Experience and Training Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Urban Planning, Architecture or Landscape Architecture; and Considerable experience in planning functions with a municipality; or Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work. AICP, ASLA, or AIA certification/registration preferred. NOTE: Transcripts verifying degree conferred or copies of certifications need to be submitted to the City of Des Moines Human Resources Department to receive credit. Please send electronically to humanresources@dmgov.org , by fax to 515-237-1680, or by mail to 1551 E MLK Jr Pkwy, Des Moines, IA 50317 by the application deadline . Required Special Qualifications Candidates for positions in this class must pass a post-employment offer physical examination and drug screen. Ability to pass a background check. Possession of a valid Iowa driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility. Examples of Essential Work (Illustrative Only) Supervises and evaluates the work of assigned employees; recommends personnel actions related to selection, disciplinary procedures, performance, leaves, grievances, work schedules, and assignments; administers personnel policies and procedures; Addresses urban and development needs within the City of Des Moines; Monitors planning projects to ensure timely and accurate completion in accordance with program objectives; Assists with the preparation and maintenance of a general plan; Assists with development planning activities, including plan reviews, responding to requests for information from the public, writing zoning ordinance text amendments and providing administrative support to assigned boards and commissions; Conducts input processes for community and neighborhood groups relating to planning functions; Represents the Development Services Department on issues relating to planning, including serving as a liaison for the City Manager and City Council and serving on various boards and commissions in times of the Planning and Urban Design Administrator's absence; Provides status reports to the Planning and Urban Design Administrator on planning operations, projects, any major shift in policies or procedures and recommendations for future development; Performs special projects for the Planning and Urban Design Administrator as requested; Provides needed information and demonstrations concerning how to perform certain work tasks to other employees when needed; Attends meetings, conferences, workshops and training sessions and reviews publications and other pertinent materials to become and remain current on the principles, practices and new developments in assigned work areas; Responds to citizens' questions and comments in a courteous and timely manner; Communicates and coordinates regularly with appropriate others to maximize the effectiveness and efficiency of interdepartmental operations and activities; Performs other directly related duties consistent with the role and function of the classification. Closing Date/Time: 12/18/2020 5:00 PM Central
City of Des Moines, Iowa Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Nov 19, 2020
Full Time
Distinguishing Features of the Class The principal function of an employee in this class is to plan, manage, coordinate and facilitate the successful implementation of economic development projects for the City. Under direction, to manage, negotiate and facilitate the public actions necessary for designated economic development projects that retain and/or create new jobs and increase the City's tax base; to perform directly related work as required. Please Note: Recruitment for and the projected timeline for filling this vacancy is not impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This position is part of an operation that must be performed regardless of circumstances. Acceptable Experience and Training Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Business, Public Administration, Finance, Urban Planning or a related field; and Considerable experience in Economic Development, Real Estate or a related field; or Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work. NOTE: Transcripts verifying degree conferred need to be submitted to the City of Des Moines Human Resources Department; electronically to humanresources@dmgov.org , by fax to 515-237-1680, or by mail to 1551 E MLK Jr Pkwy, Des Moines, IA 50317 by the application deadline . Required Special Qualifications Candidates for positions in this class must pass a post-employment offer physical examination and drug screen; Possession of a valid Iowa driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility. Examples of Essential Work (Illustrative Only) Participates in and/or conducts negotiations with developers, businesses, and others regarding the public participation necessary for desired economic development; Analyzes financial and market feasibility data on projects under negotiation including project proformas, sources and uses of funds, cash flow analysis, security provisions, business profitability, underwriting, and related data; Works with others to assemble cost estimates for various public actions such as land acquisition, relocation, demolition, and public improvements; Researches and performs cost comparison analyses between proposed City development sites and alternative or competing development sites; Conducts tax and public benefit analyses for economic development projects; Prepares detailed written reports and recommendations for presentation to Mayor and Council, City Manager, developers, businesses, advisory boards, and community groups; Makes oral presentations to public and private groups; Serves as staff to Council-appointed advisory Boards; Participates in meetings with developers, businesses, citizens, community leaders, and City personnel on economic development projects and programs; Assists City Legal Staff in preparation of Development Agreements; Assists consultants on issues involving economic and market feasibility, and project implementation; Establishes project schedules, project budgets, and compliance requirements; Serves as a central point of contact for businesses, developers and contractors who use City economic development services including financial assistance, site selection assistance, urban renewal, and other municipal actions and services related to a specific project; Utilizes and develops financing sources including tax increment, Federal CDBG funds, State of Iowa funds, Small Business Administration, private sector contributions, and other economic development assistance; Prepares grant applications for economic development projects; Markets programs to bankers, real estate professionals, neighborhood groups, developers and others; Performs other directly related duties consistent with the role and function of the classification. Closing Date/Time: 12/18/2020 5:00 PM Central
City of Des Moines, Iowa Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Nov 01, 2020
Part Time
Distinguishing Features of the Class Under general supervision, assists patrons, assists staff with the facilitation of scheduled programs and events including set-ups, tear downs, monitoring patron activity and general maintenance duties; and performs related work as required. Salary Range: $9.00 - $10.71, or minimum wage, if more. PLEASE NOTE: Location of work assignment and scheduled work hours will vary by position and season. Accepting applications until the application deadline or until all vacancies are filled, whichever occurs first. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the work performed by these positionsare currently limited or not being performed. The positionsare posted now in preparation for post COVID-19 operations. Acceptable Experience and Training Must be at least 18 years of age.Previous experience working with the general public is preferred. Required Special Qualifications Possession of an applicable valid driver's license is required where assigned duties require driving responsibilities. The City of Des Moines' Residency Requirement is in effect for this position.Applicant must be a resident of the City of Des Moines within thirteen (13) months of appointment date and maintain residency within the City of Des Moines while employed in this position. Requires satisfactory criminal, sex offender and if applicable, driving record background checks.Passing of a pre-employment physical and drug screen is required prior to hire. Examples of Essential Work (Illustrative Only) Collects various fees from patrons and makes change; Provides assistance to patrons; Directs parking and pedestrian traffic; May need to place signage providing directional information; Assists in monitoring events, scheduled programming and overseeing patron activity; and alerts supervisor of any problems that arise; Picks-up loose trash and/or debris and disposes in waste receptacles; Prepares and maintains various park and recreational facilities and venues hosting scheduled programming, events and patron participation. Event related preparedness may include but not limited to opening and closing facilities; set-ups; tear downs; shoveling and blowing snow; supplying restrooms; decorating; pulling weeds and mopping and/or sweeping floors; Assists with concessions including operating cash register and serving food as needed; May need to guard vendor property as needed in preparation of a scheduled event or program; May oversee the activities of a group of participants within a scheduled program to ensure completeness of assigned tasks. Closing Date/Time: 12/7/2020 5:00 PM Central
City of Des Moines, Iowa Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Oct 31, 2020
Temporary
Distinguishing Features of the Class The City of Des Moines' Parks and Recreation Department is looking for Parks and Recreation Associates to help with Volleyball and Basketball season! Specific work may include setup and tear-down associated with league games and practices. Such duties may include adjusting hoops, setting up bleachers, answering patron questions, as well as gameday assistance. PLEASE NOTE: Location of work assignment, scheduled work hours, and duration of employmentwill vary by duties, season, and availability. Under general supervision, assists patrons, assists staff with the facilitation of scheduled programs and events including set-ups, tear downs, monitoring patron activity and general maintenance duties; and performs related work as required. Salary Range: $9.00 - $10.71, or minimum wage, if more. Accepting applications until the application deadline or until all vacancies are filled, whichever occurs first. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the work performed by these positionsare currently limited or not being performed. The positionsare posted now in preparation for post COVID-19 operations. Acceptable Experience and Training Must be at least 18 years of age.Previous experience working with the general public is preferred. Required Special Qualifications Possession of an applicable valid driver's license is required where assigned duties require driving responsibilities. The City of Des Moines' Residency Requirement is in effect for this position.Applicant must be a resident of the City of Des Moines within thirteen (13) months of appointment date and maintain residency within the City of Des Moines while employed in this position. Requires satisfactory criminal, sex offender and if applicable, driving record background checks.Passing of a pre-employment physical and drug screen is required prior to hire. Examples of Essential Work (Illustrative Only) Winter season work may include setup and tear-down associated with volleyball and basketball league games and practices as well as other assigned duties. Specific duties may include adjusting hoops, setting up bleachers, answering patron questions, as well as gameday assistance. Collects various fees from patrons and makes change; Provides assistance to patrons; Directs parking and pedestrian traffic; May need to place signage providing directional information; Assists in monitoring events, scheduled programming and overseeing patron activity; and alerts supervisor of any problems that arise; Picks-up loose trash and/or debris and disposes in waste receptacles; Prepares and maintains various park and recreational facilities and venues hosting scheduled programming, events and patron participation. Event related preparedness may include but not limited to opening and closing facilities; set-ups; tear downs; shoveling and blowing snow; supplying restrooms; decorating; pulling weeds and mopping and/or sweeping floors; Assists with concessions including operating cash register and serving food as needed; May need to guard vendor property as needed in preparation of a scheduled event or program; May oversee the activities of a group of participants within a scheduled program to ensure completeness of assigned tasks. Closing Date/Time: 12/28/2020 5:00 PM Central
City of Des Moines, Iowa Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Oct 27, 2020
Full Time
Distinguishing Features of the Class Coordinates, plans, and implements the administration of federal, state and locally funded programs within the community development programs; performs directly related work as required. The principal function of an employee in this class is to provide administration of federal, state and locally funded community development programs within the neighborhood services department. The work is performed under the direct supervision of the Neighborhood Services Director and Deputy Director, but extensive leeway is granted for the exercise of independent judgement and initiative. Supervision is exercised over the work of employees involved in the administration of federal grants and related programs. The nature of the work performed requires that an employee in this class establish and maintain effective working relationships with other City employees, business and community groups, State and Federal officials, representatives of the media and the public. The principal duties of this class are performed in a general office environment. Please Note: Recruitment for and the projected timeline for filling this vacancy is not impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This position is part of an operation that must be performed regardless of circumstances. Acceptable Experience and Training Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration or a related field; and Considerable experience in community development and neighborhood service operations within a municipality or related field; and Some of the required experience must be in a related supervisory or administrative capacity; or Possession of a master's degree in one of the above fields may be substituted for one year of experience, but may not be substituted for the supervisory experience. Required Special Qualifications Possession of a valid Iowa Driver's License or evidence of equivalent mobility. The City of Des Moines' Residency Requirement is in effect for this position.Applicant must be a resident of the City of Des Moines within seven (7) months of appointment date and maintain residency within the City of Des Moines while employed in this position. Examples of Essential Work (Illustrative Only) Supervises and evaluates the work of employees; recommends personnel actions related to selection, disciplinary procedures, performance, leaves, grievances, work schedules, and assignments; administers personnel policies and procedures; Assigns ongoing work to subordinates; explains methods and procedures giving special instructions on unusual problems and situations; spot checks work in process or upon completion; participates in ongoing work; Coordinates work activities with others in matters that directly impact assigned program operations; Makes recommendations concerning budget, personnel, and related resource requirements for the area supervised based upon experience, anticipated workload, and production capability of the department; Provides financial and program/operational data for higher-level management decisions; gathers, analyzes, and compiles data to prepare narrative and statistical reports on department activities; Drafts recommendations for policy and procedural changes for approval by a higher authority; Plans work activities and sequential operations on a daily, weekly, monthly, or longer-term basis; Works with department director and deputy director and explains and interprets regulations and procedures; coordinates and improvises work schedules and systems; Provides detailed responses about technical support programs and organization activities; explains criterion for evaluations, status of projects or program activities, coverage and limitations of services or programs, reasons for regulations or procedures, and how systems function and processes interrelate; Compiles statistical or narrative information for agency personnel, other state, federal, county, or municipal officials, legislators, the news media, and the general public; Explains the work of the department, program policies, and procedures to interested parties and staff; drafts detailed responses about programs, regulations, procedures, activities, and status of projects; compiles statistical or narrative information about the program; Represents the department at various and related business meetings; Exercises a substantial measure of responsibility and accountability for the technical soundness of the work which is supervised. Closing Date/Time: 11/30/2020 5:00 PM Central
City of Des Moines, Iowa Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Oct 27, 2020
Full Time
Distinguishing Features of the Class The principal function of an employee in this class is to direct the Neighborhood Inspection Division and its personnel to obtain compliance with the City's housing, vector control, noise, odor, graffiti, zoning, public nuisance, other related ordinances and regulations. Supervises and assists staff involved in the enforcement of the City's housing, environmental health, vector control, noise, odor, graffiti, zoning and public nuisance ordinances and other assigned regulations. Provides leadership for the division in promoting a high level of customer service, being proactive in obtaining community compliance with code requirements and works closely with neighborhood groups and other organizations. Please Note: Recruitment for and the projected timeline for filling this vacancy is not impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This position is part of an operation that must be performed regardless of circumstances. Acceptable Experience and Training Graduation from an accredited college with a bachelor's degree in business or public administration, urban planning, construction management, construction technology, architecture or related field; and Considerable experience in building construction inspection, housing or code enforcement, or a related field with increasing responsibility; and Some of the required experience must be in a related supervisory or administrative capacity; or Possession of a master's degree in one of the above fields may be substituted for one year of experience, but may not be substituted for the supervisory experience. Required Special Qualifications Possession of a valid Iowa Driver's License or evidence of equivalent mobility. The City of Des Moines' Residency Requirement is in effect for this position.Applicant must be a resident of the City of Des Moines within seven (7) months of appointment date and maintain residency within the City of Des Moines while employed in this position. Examples of Essential Work (Illustrative Only) Supervises and evaluates the work of employees; recommends personnel actions related to selection, disciplinary procedures, performance, leaves, grievances, work schedules, and assignments; administers personnel policies and procedures; Assigns ongoing work to subordinates; explains methods and procedures giving special instructions on unusual problems and situations; spot checks work in process or upon completion; participates in ongoing work; Coordinates work activities with others in matters that directly impact assigned program operations; Makes recommendations concerning budget, personnel, and related resource requirements for the area supervised based upon experience, anticipated workload, and production capability of the department; Provides financial and program/operational data for higher-level management decisions; gathers, analyzes, and compiles data to prepare narrative and statistical reports on department activities; Drafts recommendations for policy and procedural changes for approval by a higher authority. Plans work activities and sequential operations on a daily, weekly, monthly, or longer-term basis; Works with department director and deputy director and explains and interprets regulations and procedures; coordinates and improvises work schedules and systems; Provides detailed responses about technical support programs and organization activities; explains criterion for evaluations, status of projects or program activities, coverage and limitations of services or programs, reasons for regulations or procedures, and how systems function and processes interrelate; Compiles statistical or narrative information for agency personnel, other state, federal, county, or municipal officials, legislators, the news media, and the general public; Explains the work of the department, program policies, and procedures to interested parties and staff; drafts detailed responses about programs, regulations, procedures, activities, and status of projects; compiles statistical or narrative information about the program; Represents the department at various and related business meetings; Exercises a substantial measure of responsibility and accountability for the technical soundness of the work which is supervised. Closing Date/Time: 11/30/2020 5:00 PM Central
City of Des Moines, Iowa Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Oct 27, 2020
Full Time
Distinguishing Features of the Class The principal function of an employee in this class is to lead and direct the development zoning section and its personnel to obtain compliance with the City's zoning ordinances, design ordinances, and other related regulations. Supervises and assists zoning staff in the Neighborhood Services Department by providing direction and interpretation in the enforcement of the City Zoning Ordinance, City Design Ordinance and other ordinances related to development and land use matters, sign regulations and other zoning enforcement issues. Renders judgement on compliance issues generally related to land use, development zoning and existing zoning conditions on property. Provides leadership for the division in promoting a high level of customer service, while being proactive in the pursuit of compliance with zoning requirements. Please Note: Recruitment for and the projected timeline for filling this vacancy is not impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This position is part of an operation that must be performed regardless of circumstances. Acceptable Experience and Training Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in community and regional planning, education, public relations, building construction, public administration, business administration, or related field; and Three years of experience in zoning enforcement or related field or in the administration or supervision of zoning or related code enforcement. or Experience may be substituted for education at the rate of each two years of experience in excess of the minimum (three years) for one year of education, provided the applicant can demonstrate proficiency in the subject enumerated above, and no more than two years of the required education may be substituted; Education may be substituted for the required experience at the rate of one year of post graduate education for one year of experience, provided the applicant can demonstrate the additional education is in the community and regional planning area, and no more than two years of the required three years of experience is substituted. Required Special Qualifications Ability to pass a background check. Ability to read maps and identify colors. (zoning maps) Possession of a valid Iowa Driver's License, or proof of equivalent mobility. Certification as a zoning inspector by the International Conference of Building Officials within 24 months of employment. Examples of Essential Work (Illustrative Only) Supervises and evaluates the work of employees; recommends personnel actions related to selection, disciplinary procedures, performance, leaves, grievances, work schedules, and assignments; administers personnel policies and procedures; Promotes and demonstrates a high level of customer service; Provides procedural direction and technical assistance to section personnel and the general public in matters related to zoning, sign and other development regulations; Reviews plans for compliance with zoning regulations; Attends Zoning Board of Adjustment meetings and provides technical assistance and acts as staff advisor upon request; Acts as a liaison on issues related to development zoning between the Development Services Department, other City departments, and local developers, builders, contractors, and attorneys; Prepares correspondence and written reports; Issues certificates of occupancy as allowed by City ordinance; Assists in the development and maintenance of development zoning regulations and participates in the development of departmental policy; Provides staff and divisional supervision as deemed necessary; Assures records regarding development zoning related issues are properly maintained and information is accurately filed; Assures staff are fulfilling duties consistent with departmental policy and mission and takes corrective action as necessary; Performs related duties as required. Closing Date/Time: 11/30/2020 5:00 PM Central