City of Zachary

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Planning & Zoning Assistant

Job Summary:

Performs independent administrative tasks of substantial difficulty and assists with day to day operations of department.  Works closely with the public on a regular basis to provide customer service on planning and zoning related issues.  Requires extensive knowledge of planning and zoning principles and practices.  Must be able to read, understand and relay to the public by application of rules and regulations of the City of Zachary Unified Development Code (UDC).

Essential duties and responsibilities:

Answers incoming phone calls. Assists public with any department-related issues. Types letters, statements, as well as narrative and statistical reports. Prepares correspondence and recurring reports for supervisor’s signature. Arranges for meetings and conferences and may take notes. Maintains departmental files and records. Coordinates some office functions with other departments.  Assists Department Director with coordination of daily operation of department.  Assists Department Director with preparation of agenda and materials for all Planning and Zoning Commission meetings and any requests for information from Planning and Zoning Commission Members as requested.  Performs other such duties as may be assigned by Department Director.

Qualifications/Education Required:

Associates degree or better in urban planning or related field or 2+ years of experience in planning and zoning regulations and applications.

Other Skills and Abilities Required:

Must be able to type 60 wpm.  Good organizational and oral and written communication skills required.  Must possess tact and diplomacy when interacting with the public.  Must have extensive computer knowledge and be able to operate general office equipment such as multiple phone lines, fax machine, copier, etc.  Must also possess basic knowledge of business English, spelling, and punctuation, office practices and procedures. 

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to sit for long periods of time. Frequent walking, occasional lifting and occasional crouching or stooping. 

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 October 17, 2019.

 


Civil Deputy Clerk Job Opening (Part-time)

Job Summary:

Deputy Civil clerk performs civil data entry, account reconciliation, customer service in support of the operations of Zachary City Court.

Essential administrative duties and responsibilities:

  • Perform task, such as answering telephone calls, and filing court documents.
  • Examine legal documents submitted to courts for adherence to laws or court procedures.
  • Maintaining case files.
  • Collect deposits, payments or fees.
  • Process incoming and outgoing mail
  • Contribute to team effort by performing other duties as assigned.

Qualifications / Education required:

  • High School Diploma from an accredited institution or equivalent, plus two years experience directly relating to the job duties and responsibilities.
  • Must be able to type 50 wpm.

Other Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Good organizational skills and oral and written communication skills required. Must have thorough computer knowledge, and be able to operate general office equipment such as fax machine, copier, adding machine, etc.
  •  Detail-oriented, organized individuals who can multitask and thrive in a fast-paced environment.

Submit resume and application (download at www.cityofzachary.org) to sharon.hopkins@zacharycitycourt.org. Questions 225 654-0044.

 


Criminal/Traffic Deputy Clerk Job Opening (Part-time)

Job Summary:

Deputy Criminal/traffic clerk performs administrative tasks, such as data entry, answering telephone calls, customer service in support of the operations of Zachary City Court.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Inputs appropriate information for traffic, parking, criminal citations, and other criminal/traffic matters into the computer in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Facilitate customers at the traffic bureau.
  • Collects and processes fees, fines and other payments.
  • Prepare and issue orders of the court.
  • Maintaining case files.
  • Contribute to team effort by performing other duties as assigned.

Qualifications / Education required:

  • High School Diploma from an accredited institution or equivalent, plus two years experience directly relating to the job duties and responsibilities.
  • Must be able to type 50 wpm.

Other Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Good organizational skills and oral and written communication skills required. Must have thorough computer knowledge, and be able to operate general office equipment such as fax machine, copier, adding machine, etc.
  •  Detail-oriented, organized individuals who can multitask and thrive in a fast-paced environment.

Send resume to sharon.hopkins@zacharycitycourt.org