Pierce County Human Resources Planning Supervisor (P4) in Tacoma, Washington

(This recruitment may be used to fill regular and/or limited duration vacancies in the future) ABOUT PLANNING AND PUBLIC WORKS Are you a dedicated professional that puts customers first, thrives in a demanding environment, and displays solid teamwork? Are you interested in being part of an energetic organization that strives to deliver timely, reliable and consistent service using the latest technology--and have fun while you're doing it? Come work for a department that develops, trains, and promotes their employees. Join the team at Planning and Public Works, and help us build a livable Pierce County. Our staff is committed to building better, safer communities and enhancing the quality of life in Pierce County. Use your knowledge and experience with planning to make a difference for our residents. Learn more about our dynamic department at www.piercecountywa.org/ppw. Position Summary NATURE OF WORK The Planning Supervisor (P4) provides program management, supervision and advanced professional planning work. An employee in this classification is responsible for supervising professional planning and program management work in a wide variety of planning functions. Work affects a wide range of activities relating to the administration of County plans and ordinances, and often relates to activities of major public concern. OUR NEXT SUCCESSFUL TEAM MEMBER CAN LOOK FORWARD TO..... Supervising and coordinating work assignments for an assigned work unit to assure adherence to prescribed time lines, applicable regulations and policies and compliance with departmental procedures. Supervising and evaluating the performance of assigned staff. Overseeing the professional development of employees and provide guidance and technical expertise, and training to staff. Coordinating work with others across divisions, departments and other organizations as it relates to the review of land use and development applications. Participating in, and supervising the preparation and presentation of, to the Hearing Examiner, County Officials, County departments, external entities, and the general public regarding a wide range of land use and development proposals. Overseeing development, preparation and presentation of department staff reports, including draft policies and regulations. This is a "summary" of the duties, it is not all-inclusive, and other related activities or tasks may be assigned. A classification description with a more detailed list of essential functions this position may perform can be found here . Qualifications RECRUITING REQUIREMENTS OUR NEXT SUCCESSFUL TEAM MEMBER WILL HAVE... An Associate of Arts degree in Building Technology, Engineering, Architecture, or related field; and Three or more years' experience in building/fire inspection, plans examining; and A current ICC Plans Examiner certification is required. Additional experience or education may substitute equally for the general recruiting requirements. Please see our website at www.piercecountywa.gov/jobs for detailed recruiting requirements.