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Zoning Codes Compliance Officer

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Lancaster County is seeking a Zoning Codes Compliance Officer to perform technical, professional and administrative work for the County Planning and Land Use Office in the oversight, inspection and enforcement of site development projects for compliance with the County’s Zoning Regulations and Site Plan Requirements, Subdivision Ordinance and Land Use Regulations, and the Code of Ordinances’ Solid Waste Disposal and Inoperable Vehicle Regulations.  Work involves reviewing submitted applications, issuing permits, attending meetings, responding to complaints and performing on-site inspections to ensure compliance with local regulations and other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: 1) Must have a high school diploma or GED.  A higher level of education in related studies is preferred; 2) Must be in generally good health and be physically capable of negotiating all types of terrain in all types of weather; 3) Must have a Virginia driver’s license and a clear criminal history; 4) Must hold Certified Zoning Officer (CZO) and/or Certified Zoning Administrator credentials, or obtain either or both certifications within two years of date of hire.

This is a full-time position with benefits. Salary commensurate with experience. Lancaster County is an equal opportunity employer. Contact the county administration office at 8311 Mary Ball Road, Lancaster, VA 22503, 804-462-5129, FAX 804-462-0031 for a detailed job description and application or download from the links elsewhere in this listing (PDF format). Resumes are welcome, but must be accompanied by a county employment application. Completed applications should be sent to the aforementioned address, Attention: Don G. Gill, County Administrator and must be received by 5 PM on Tuesday, April 20, 2021. Interviews are expected to begin late April 2021, but the position remains open until filled.

Unless otherwise noted, the following form(s) must be submitted:

Lancaster County Employment Application Form