Development Agreement/Impact Fee Manager

  • City of Buckeye, AZ
  • Buckeye, Arizona
  • Jun 10, 2022
Full Time Administration and Management
  • Salary: $60,756.80 - $91,145.60 Annually USD

Job Description

Position Scope


Under general supervision, performs various professional, technical, and administrative activities, including research, analysis, and reporting to support the functions of the Engineering Department. Responsible for the management of the Development Agreements and Impact Fee Program for the City.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Job Duties:

The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification, only a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional duties.
  • Plans, organize, and directs the City's development agreements, Inter-Governmental Agreements (IGA), and impact fee program, including maintenance and monitoring requirements for public improvements.
  • Manages and supports the creation, maintenance, and monitoring, of Development Agreements and IGA, the development impact fee program and the compliance components for public improvements, reimbursements and incentives.
  • Develops and manages a system to identify all development stipulations in plats, zoning cases, and site plans with financial and/or operational requirements.
  • Notifies and works with appropriate stakeholders to ensure implementation and timely execution of agreement requirements.
  • Ensures pertinent data is incorporated into the City permitting and GIS systems.
  • Performs project management specializing in the development agreement and impact fees; review compliance documents pertaining to Development Agreements, project and policy studies, and analysis, including conducting research, interpreting data, determining and raising pertinent issues, summarizing findings, making recommendations, and presenting results.
  • Composes correspondence and other documents on a wide variety of subjects requiring knowledge of the department's programs, services, and policies; creates, develops, and processes technical documents and other communications.
  • Prepares various reports summarizing the project, study, and program data; analyzes related data and makes recommendations based on findings.
  • Ensures and communicates all policy guidelines and administrative procedures for development agreements and impact fees.
  • Assists in negotiating development agreements, determination of Infrastructure exactions, and developer requirements.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications & Position Requirements

Education and Experience:

Bachelor's Degree in Public or Business Administration [GT1] four (4) years' experience in project management and administrative support, including one (1) year of public sector experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Ideal candidates will have professional experience working in a government, business or non-profit setting, in which duties included: project management, customer service, construction, legal, and administration.

Necessary Knowledge, Skill and Ability:

Knowledge of:
  • Principles and practices of project management.
  • Research methods, data collection and technical report writing.
  • Public Administration and governmental organizations.
  • City organization, operations, policies and procedures.
  • Applicable statutes, rules, ordinances, codes and regulations.
  • Principles of record keeping and records management.

Skill in:
  • Analyzing issues, identifying solutions, and recommending and implementing methods, procedures and techniques for resolution.
  • Assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects and demands.
  • Reading and interpreting Community Master Plans, project stipulations, contracts, development agreements, plans, maps, staff reports, meeting minutes, financial records/reports, Development Codes and General Plans.
  • Working with development agreement preparation and interpretation.
  • Principles and practices of supervision and program management.
  • Writing policy guidelines and administrative procedures.
  • Operating various office equipment, including a personal computer utilizing a variety of business software.

Ability to:
  • Make decisions and exercise resourcefulness in addressing new problems.
  • Work independently and as a team member, maintaining composure and working effectively in a high-pressure environment with changing priorities.
  • Cultivate partnerships with the development community to facilitate the work of the department and foster positive customer relations.
  • Read and correct grammar and spelling on scientific and non-scientific written documents.
  • Establish and maintain positive, effective working relationships with those contacted in the performance of work.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Learn City policies and procedures.
  • Make independent judgment decisions.

Additional Information

Possession of a valid Arizona driver's license.

Employee Benefits & Wellness

The City offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time classified and management employees. Part-time classified employees may be eligible for select benefits where defined.

For complete Benefit Plan & Wellness Information, please visit the City website at:
Benefits & Wellness

City benefit plans are subject to change at any time.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Remote-eligible (Remote work is a type of flexible working arrangement that allows an employee to work from remote location)


Job Address

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