City of Zachary

Job Postings

Employment

JOB OPENING

Planning Director
with Code Compliance and Flood Plain Management responsibilities

Must possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in civil engineering plus 2 years’ experience and flood plain management certification

Job duties include:
City Planner –

Promotes the use of the city's land and resources by assisting with the drafting of ordinances, the approval of plans for the construction of new housing or buildings, and by suggesting changes to planning (Comprehensive Master Plans) and zoning regulations (Unified Development Codes) for all properties.  Interacts with other professionals, holding public meetings with government officials, land developers, lawyers, special interest groups, and the general public to develop or address issues regarding city land use.  Hears proposals and recommends denial, approval or conditional approval, as well as make changes as necessary.

Code Compliance –

Responds to and investigates complaints regarding violations of City ordinances; issues notices of violations; stipulates necessary changes for ordinance compliance; takes appropriate action to insure compliance. Responds to public inquiries regarding permits and/or licenses, and explains municipal code requirements and procedures.  Makes factual determinations of compliance with related applicable ordinances, codes, laws, rules, and regulations to determine and institute proper actions to be taken. Maintains records of applications, inspections, investigations, violations, hearings and related data.

Flood Plain Manager –

Plans and directs programs of engineering design, new development coordination and general flood plain management and flood plan administration of same.  Reviews the design and the construction of improvements in public rights-of-way, and the review and approval of improvement plans on city owned property. Performs engineering work of an administrative, technical and managerial nature in managing the Flood Plain Management Division of the City.  Plans and deploys the projects and initiatives called for by the City.  Performs flood plan review for residential, commercial, and industrial projects including the supervision of engineering reviews for flood plain management administration and implementation.  Assists in preparation of a departmental budget and any departmental capital improvement programs.  Prepares and presents oral and written reports, graphic presentations, technical reports, and maintains system operational, activity, and performance records in accordance therewith. Works cooperatively with Planning and Zoning Commissions, City Council, City Administration, private firms, and the general public. 

Applications may be obtained from Human Resources in City Hall at 4700 Main Street from 7am-5:30pm Monday thru Thursday or online at www.cityofzachary.org.  Completed applications must be received by Ashlee Pratt at the above address by May 31, 2018.


JOB OPENING

Accountant II

Must possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, finance, or business-related field plus two years of experience in accounting, or eight years’ experience directly relating to the job duties and responsibilities.

Job duties include:
Performs accounts payable, accounts receivable, and other accounting functions according to established procedures.  Processes and verifies accurate payment of all legitimate invoices on a timely basis.  Maintains customer accounts daily.  Prepares information and journals necessary to produce financial statements.  Maintains and verifies daily bank balance.  Assists Accountant III and Chief Financial Officer in the preparation of reports and fiscal year-end audit.  Performs other related duties as assigned by Accountant III or Chief Financial Officer.

Applications may be obtained from Human Resources in City Hall at 4700 Main Street from 7am-5:30pm Monday thru Thursday or online at www.cityofzachary.org.  Completed applications must be received by Ashlee Pratt at the above address by June 4, 2018