Job Title: Development Automation Specialist

Job Location: Chula Vista

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Job Description:

The Position:
To plan, oversee and maintain the City’s development services automation systems; to investigate and resolve internal and external customer service issues for the purpose of developing automation-based solutions; to maintain the Development Services Department’s website, forms and GIS data; to provide technical assistance to staff in the use of development related software; and to perform related work.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have excellent customer relations skills;
  • Have the ability to work in a fast paced environment;
  • Demonstrate the ability to work in a team;
  • Possess research skills;
  • Have the ability to lead various automated projects simultaneously;
  • Have the ability to learn codes and regulations and provide information to the public;
  • Be a self-starter.

Essential Functions:
Functions may include, but are not limited to, the following: oversee the City’s automated development services processes; develop, test and update various automated processes within these systems; create new or modify existing reports requested by end users; oversee the City’s online permit program(s); monitor and evaluate system data and settings; modify system(s) as necessary to meet development functions’ needs; investigate and resolve system problems or issues; develop and update policies and procedures related to assignment; train end user personnel in the use of development automation software; serve as a resource and provide technical assistance, as necessary; coordinate the planning and implementation of software upgrades and integrations with the Department of Information Technology Services and other departments, as necessary; collaborate with staff to improve processes and resolve problems and issues; serve as liaison between the department and software vendors; lead automation related procurement efforts, including solicitations and contracts; prepare various reports, correspondence, forms and handouts; attend and participate in professional group meetings, conferences and training; stay abreast of new trends and innovations in development automation systems; build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees and the public using principles of good customer service; perform related duties as assigned.

The full posting can be found here.

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Apply by date: 05/09/2022