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Zoning Group Lead

Location: Anywhere in the US

Job Description

We have outgrown our current model of outsourcing our zoning work so we are looking for the ideal candidate to lead our new internal Zoning Group.

  • The Zoning Lead at Nova Group, GBC will be responsible for end to end production of quality zoning reports, letters, and summaries for Nova Clients  

  • Review site plans, surveys, zoning maps, building and zoning codes, etc. to verify compliance and create reports

  • Create a zoning database and Nova branded report model utilizing Nova proprietary and third-party software

  • Efficient and professional communications with US municipalities

  • Drive growth of zoning business opportunities within Nova by mentoring Nova field, sales, and marketing staff

  • Internal and external client management and communications

  • Flexible remote home office with some travel to corporate office as needed

Essential Experience and Attributes
  • 5+ years of experience with end to end creation and review of commercial real estate zoning reports

  • Complete understanding of zoning maps, variances, fire and building code violations, restrictions, certificates of occupancy, and all other related matters

  • Experience contacting officials at US municipalities to secure all information required to create zoning requirements and reports

  • Ability to efficiently and quickly produce high volume of accurate zoning reports for multi-location projects

  • Capacity to set and meet deadlines with multiple simultaneous projects

  • Advanced knowledge of computer software (Microsoft Office Suite) and hardware

  • Excellent time management, organizational, written, and verbal communications skills

  • Analytical and quantitative skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree (BA/BS) preferred

Working for Nova Group, GBC

Nova Group, GBC (Nova) is a privately held multidisciplinary advisory firm incorporated in 1987. We have a global footprint headquartered in Chaska, Minnesota, but our team services clients throughout the United States and abroad. Nova provides services in the areas of environmental management, compliance investigation, corrective action activities, strategic energy services, and construction services. Our diverse portfolio of services creates a multitude of career possibilities, and we strive to bring on talent who want to learn and build their skills across multiple sectors of our business.​

A General Benefit Corporation (GBC), often referred to as a B-Corp, means Nova is aligning our values with our business practices. We recognize our role goes beyond profitability, and we value our environment, our communities, and our people. Beyond our articles of incorporation, we are making a commitment to measure our impact in four key segments: our environment, our communities, our customers, and our employees.

In efforts to remain competitive and to differentiate ourselves from others in the industry, we continuously review our benefit programs. One way we accomplish this is with flexible and remote work arrangements, because we realize that personal demands don’t just happen after 5 p.m. The great majority of our staff work from remote offices that allow the ultimate balance of work and personal life. Different work environment options are available to you, from offices in larger cities to offices available on an as-needed basis. Whatever your work-environment needs, we will make an effort to accommodate them. At Nova this culture is successful because we trust our teams to be accountable to each other and to our clients.

In addition, Nova is committed to supporting your professional development through career ladders, training programs, and continuing education to support your certifications and licenses. We look for opportunities to build skills on the job in particular, shadowing mentors and senior staff, leveraging all they have to offer. We always want our employees to feel challenged and to strive to grow their skills and careers.

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