City of Franklin 
300 Iberia Street 
Franklin, LA  70538 
Voice:  (337)828-3631  

City of Franklin

The City of Franklin is looking for a qualified Planning/Zoning Director.

Essential Functions:

Inspections, licensing management, permit issuance, and collection of all related fees according to city ordinance.

Interprets and enforces building code, nuisance abatement, subdivision, and zoning ordinances

Administers federal flood plain regulations.

Trains and supervises department staff in day-to-day administration and enforcement of city regulations.

Interprets regulatory requirements and advises City Boards regarding changes.

Coordinates activities with Planning, Zoning, and Historic Commissions.

Attend meetings in and out of town as required.

Must be organized, have good communication skills and be able to multi-task.

Proficient in Microsoft Word and general computer operations.

Minimum Requirements:

Requires high school diploma or equivalent.

Associates Degree or equivalent in building construction, architecture or closely related field plus a minimum of five (5) years experience, or equivalent combination of experience and education.

Requires Building Official Certification through the International Code Council.

Experience in zoning enforcement or building construction field preferred.

Must pass a background check and drug test.

Must have proof of legal authorization of employment in the United States.

Cannot have any felony arrest or convictions.

Must be able to be bonded.

Must have a current valid Louisiana driver's license.

If you are interested and meet the requirements of this position, please mail a resume or submit an application in person at the address below:

City of Franklin

Human Resources Department

300 Iberia Street

Franklin, Louisiana  70538

The City of Franklin is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) Employer. The City is committed to maintaining a non-discriminatory, diverse work environment. The City does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law in any of it activities.

Employment with the City of Franklin is voluntary entered into, and the employee is free at will at any time, with or without cause.  Similarly, the City of Franklin may terminate the employment relationship at will at any time, with or without notice or cause, so long as there is no violation of applicable federal or state law.