City of Franklin

The City of Franklin is looking for a qualified applicant to perform as the 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 Board regarding changes

Coordinates activities with Planning, Zoning, and Historic Commissions

Attend meetings as required

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

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 driverís license

If you are interested and meet the requirements of this position, please 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 its 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.

City of Franklin

POSITION TITLE:  Police Officer

JOB DESCRIPTION

Honesty, Integrity, Respect, Compassion, Drive, Service.  Do you have these character traits? If so, Franklin PD wants you!  We are seeking individuals for a career in law enforcement!

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Preventive patrol of assigned areas; respond to and handle calls for police service; enforce state and municipal traffic and criminal laws; investigate criminal activity; input computerized police reports; make arrest when appropriate; assist the general public; participate in community problem solving with area residents; mediate disputes between citizens; facilitate community meetings; testify in criminal court proceedings; attend scheduled training; work rotating shift schedules; and perform other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS

Requires high school diploma or equivalent; an Associateís degree or two years of college coursework is desired but not required. Must be 20 years of age upon date of initial appointment. Must be (able to):  (1) pass a civil service examination testing before beginning work in this class; (2) successfully complete a Police Academy and a POST certification test and obtain certification upon graduation from academy; (3) eligible for and obtain POST certification in Louisiana; (4) learn new concepts and methods of law enforcement; (5) qualify with department approved firearms; (6) safely drive a police car; (7) effect the physical arrest of a violent offender; (8) react quickly and calmly in emergency/high stress situations; (9) maintain effective working relationships with employees; (10) interact with the public in a tactful and courteous manner; (11) work in a team environment or independently; (12) use standard  office equipment, computer equipment and software, including word processing, data base management and electronic mail; (13) pass a medical examination prepared and administered by the Appointing Authority, which is designed to demonstrate good health and physical fitness sufficient to perform the essential functions, with or without accommodation, after an offer of employment, but before beginning work in this class; (14) pass a background check and drug test, showing no felony arrests, convictions or drug use; and (15) be insured under the Cityís auto insurance policy. Must provide and maintain:  (1) proof of legal authorization of employment in the United States, and (2) a current valid Louisiana driverís license. 

 *A BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION WILL BE REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION.

*SUBJECT TO PRE-EMPLOYMENT PHYSICAL AND DRUG SCREEN.

To Apply:  Applications may be picked up at the Franklin Police Department, 508 Second St., Franklin, LA.

Applications may also be downloaded by visiting the State Examinerís website at www.ose.louisiana.gov.

All applications should be returned to the Franklin Police Department, 508 Second St., Franklin, LA.

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 its activities.

2/1/2019

 


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