||Reviews and evaluates proposed development applications including plats, permits, site plans, telecommunication towers, and variance requests to the County for presentation to the Planning Board including the Technical Advisory Committee and the Planning Board.
Assist and coordinate with engineers, surveyors, architects, developers, real estate agencies, attorneys, abstract offices, land owners and the general public in understanding and complying with the County regulations and department policies.
Perform supervisory responsibilities which may including interviewing and training potential employees; planning, assigning, directing work to employees; addressing complaints and resolving conflicts in accordance with County policy.
Conduct research to answer public inquiries and analyze development situations.
Writes and presents formal and technical reports, working papers, and correspondence for consideration by the Planning Board.
Interpret and analyze technical and statistical information.
Analyze planning data and make appropriate determinations. Read and comprehend codes, specifications, legal descriptions and boundary maps of real property, development plans, and plats.
Use GIS to analyze and manipulate data, and produce effective map representations and analyses.
Read, understand and interpret surveys, site plans and specifications.
Perform a high degree of analytical and interpretive thinking.
Review plans and apply provisions of the ordinances and codes to determine compliance with such regulations and to apply regulations to field conditions.
Accurately and timely route detailed information to the Director, the Technical Advisory Committee Planning Board, and other officials.
Work effectively with surveyors, engineers, contractors, and the general public.
Complete site visits to ensure projects have no discrepancies from the plans submitted to the actual site conditions.
Prepare technical and analytical reports and PowerPoint presentations.
Establish and maintain systems needed for control of work quality and quantity.
Establish and maintain effective work relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties.
Perform other duties as required
||SEND RESUMES TO: TAYLOR.REAMER@BENTONCOUNTYAR.GOV
Northwest Arkansas / Benton County growth patterns and trends.
Philosophies, principals, practices & techniques of planning and community development.
Well-developed knowledge of one or more planning disciplines, such as site design, economic development, land use, regional planning, strategic planning, or conservation development.
Knowledge and experience in construction, land development, and best management practices.
Knowledge of principles, methodology, practices of research and data collection.
Computer hardware and software programs, including Microsoft Office, Internet applications, and GIS.
Effective technical writing techniques.
Must have comprehensive knowledge of Planning Board rules, regulations and procedures.
Knowledge of NFIP floodplain management and MS4 Stormwater Pollution Prevention, Grading, and Erosion control regulations.
Skills and Abilities:
Excellent oral and written communication skills for preparing and presenting planning reports and projects
Excellent interpersonal skills for facilitating relationships with elected/appointed officials or other decision-makers
Creative problem-solving skills to gather relevant information to solve less well-defined planning problems
Group facilitation skills for use in community meetings or workshops
Ability to work on several projects or issues simultaneously
Ability to provide effective supervision and staff management
Ability to manage projects effectively and meet firm deadlines
Interpret and analyze technical and statistical information.
Must demonstrate office management skills, office machine skills to include computer programs and technical software
Ability to regularly attend evening meetings
Education and Experience:
Education: A Bachelor's degree in urban planning, architecture, public policy, or related area of study.
Experience: Minimum of three (3) years of experience in a planning office or related field. The applicant must have knowledge of principles and practices of Community and Regional Planning.
||Central Communications (CENCOM)
||Individuals must be flexible to work weekends, holidays, and any shifts. Will be required to submit to and pass a drug screen and have no disqualifying criminal history.
||High School Diploma or GED with one or more years of emergency communications or public service related experience preferred. Knowledge of law enforcement, emergency management and response procedures, and the geography of Benton County preferred. Must also have a valid Arkansas Driver's License. Please complete the Emergency Communications Application and email to: OEC@bentoncountyar.gov
||Public Defender's Office
||Job Description: The Legal Secretary is responsible for performing all legal secretarial duties within the department and dealing with clients and others by phone and in person at the office of the Public Defender. This includes the gathering of affidavits for new cases and probation revocation files used in court by the defense attorneys. The Legal Secretary is also accountable for answering phones, screening calls, directing clients and information to the appropriate attorneys and individuals within the department, assisting the case coordinators in preparing and distributing to court dockets and any paperwork needed for upcoming hearings. Work involves considerable interaction with the public and various agencies often under stressful situations. The Legal Secretary is responsible for scanning paperwork in closed cases, providing copies of paperwork to clients, providing phone messages in a timely and act as a courier in the delivery and pickup of important documents and files, and generally assist in any other way needed to provide legal assistance to indigent clients.
||Will need a High School Diploma or GED, need to have great computer skills with three or more years in an office environment and be able to type at least 60 wpm.
SEND RESUMES TO: Rebekah Thomas 1204 SW 14th Street Suit 4, Bentonville, AR 72712 or e-mail to email@example.com