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Capacity Fee Coordinator & Assessments - Sarasota County Government, FL (ID: 320578)

Title Capacity Fee Coordinator & Assessments
Type Water and Wastewater
Date Posted 2019-01-11
City / Organization Sarasota County Government, FL
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This is a professional advanced technical/analytical position.  Technical work within the Public Utilities.  Determine, the amount of water and/or wastewater capacity fees and other service availability charges to be collected on construction permits associated with commercial and residential multi-family projects.  Assist in Non-Ad Valorem Assessments and notifications.



  • Researches, compiles and analyzes data in reviewing all commercial and multi-family development building plans.  Determine water and wastewater capacity fees and other service availability charges applicable to commercial or multi-family building permits.  Review history in Amanda, utility files, Superion system, other permit records, correspondence with State Agencies, etc to determine prior water demands placed on utilities system at the site of construction utility permit. Provide written review comments in Amanda.  Coordinate with Utilities Planning and Regulatory staff, other County departments and the public.  Research utility record drawings regarding connection to the utility system. Determine Equivalent Dwelling Units (EDU's) of demand for the improvements to be constructed per the plans and the construction permit. Negotiate applicable credits related to EDU's with construction permit owner where required. Calculate capacity fees and service available fees charges per resolutions and add applicable fees and charges to construction permit in Amanda. Serve as liaison between the County, engineers and contractors in the design and construction phase of various projects.
  • Assist in Special Assessment process for Public Utilities, including Non-Ad Valorem Assessments.  Assist with work process refinement within Naviline; creates, prepares and helps maintain all database files for the Utility Non-Ad Valorem assessment and TRIM notices. 
  • Prepares comprehensive reports, creates and signs written correspondence.  Interprets and applies complex principles, policies and practices.  Trains and educates staff and customers of processes. Interface with Manager to provide detailed and technical project/unit information.  Responds to complex customer issues. Prepares and participates in presentations to the Board of County Commissioners (BCC) and external customers.  Prepares responses to the Board of County Commissioners and/or administrative assignments.
  • Assists with utility code and other utility related ordinance updates and changes; work on County teams as assigned; responds to citizen inquires by phone or in person, interprets and explains utility code provisions for members of the public; assists Customer Service as required.  Occasionally serves on teams, committees, and/or focus groups.


Minimum Qualifications:   An Associate's Degree from an accredited college or university with three (3) years job-related experience OR a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in job-related field; one year job related experience preferred OR five (5) years professional related experience can be substituted for the degree at managements discretion.


Preferred Qualifications:  Windows 2007 or higher, Microsoft Office, Access, Word, Excel, Advanced Query Report Writing, and Customer Service, and Billing System Knowledge is needed. 


Job Competencies: Knowledge of research techniques and methods of data collection.  Ability to interpret and apply moderately complex principles, policies and practices.  Ability to create and generate comprehensive reports.  Ability to work with simple legal documents.  Ability to prioritize and organize workload.  Knowledge of compliance regulations.  Knowledge of County, State and Federal regulations.  Knowledge of public administrative principles and practices. GIS knowledge, utilize problem-solving techniques; work independently; plan, organize and coordinate work assignments; communicate effectively orally and in writing; and establish/maintain effective work relationships with others.  Knowledge of standard office procedures and composition of correspondence. Knowledge of Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, Windows 2007 or higher, Utilities Billing System, Cognos Report Writer, Vantage Points GIS Admin, GeoManager Admin, Amanda/Lims, GIS, Internet Explorer and Outlook.



Sarasota County Government is committed to wellness and successful applicants must be tobacco free for twelve months preceding date of application.



Drug Free Work Environment             EOE/AA/ADA



We believe in work life balance and have excellent benefits including a state pension, medical and dental insurance, generous leave plan, training programs, wellness programs including a fitness center. 



Mission/Value:  Our mission is to be the most livable and best managed community in the country, providing quality services, programs and facilities that reflect the goals of the community.  Our employees are committed to demonstrating our values: Respect, Accountability, Integrity, Quality, Teamwork and Trust.



About Sarasota: Sarasota has world-famous beaches, over 80 parks and 100 golf courses, and is known as the cultural capital of Florida with museums of art, theaters, an aquarium, botanical gardens and the annual international film festival.  Unsurpassed beauty, rich cultural offering, diverse educational opportunities, wide-ranging recreational possibilities make Sarasota a great place to live and work!




Sarasota County - One Team!

Tobacco/Drug Free Work Environment



Job Post Expiration Date   February 1, 2019

    All jobs posted are considered open until filled and may close at anytime except as stated in the Job Description. .