Overview

ZONING OFFICER, PART TIME/FULL TIME – TOWNSHIP OF ROCKAWAY The Township of Rockaway is currently seeking a qualified individual to serve as a Zoning Officer in the Department of Engineering, Planning and Construction. The Zoning Officials responsibilities are to ensure that property owners are in compliance with local, county, and state zoning laws, ordinances, rules, and regulations. Responsibilities include but not limited to the following: Consulting with owners, contractors and professionals on compliance issues, responding to phone calls and emails, conducting field inspections to ensure compliance with zoning regulations and applicable rules, and initiates appropriate enforcement actions against violators. Prepare discover and attend court proceedings. Preparing and processing all Zoning Request Forms, Complaint Forms and Zoning Permit Applications. Maintaining essential records and files using computer software provided. Related work as required.

Experience in a zoning-related field with inspection and enforcement of zoning and/or building construction laws and regulations is a must. Zoning Official Certificate issued by the Center for Government Services is required. Knowledge of reading plans and surveys is necessary. Experience with MLUL and SDL is helpful but not required. For additional information or to apply, please visit www.rockawaytownship.org/jobs.aspx.

ROCKAWAY TOWNSHIP IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER & A CIVIL SERVICE JURISDICTION

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: Up to $65,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
This municipal organization complies with any COVID-19 executive orders issued by the New Jersey Governor’s office, or any executive directives issued by the New Jersey Health Commissioner’s office.

License/Certification:

  • Driver’s License (Preferred)

Work Location: One location