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Zoning Compliance Specialist at SBA Communications

Posted in Science 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Boca Raton, Florida

Job Description:

Are you ready to join an inclusive work environment, contribute to our dynamic teams and "Seek and Achieve Excellence" in all you do? We are SBA Communications, (SBA) a leading independent owner and operator of wireless communications infrastructure across North, Central and South America. Our mission is to be our customers' first-choice provider of wireless infrastructure solutions.

As a member of our team, you will be inspired by our Guiding Principles; Integrity, Work Ethic, Ownership Mindset, Quality, Customer Service, Innovation and Collegiality. If you are challenged by the opportunity to stretch and grow yourself and your career, then SBA Communications can help you “Reach New Heights”.

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Assist the Zoning Manager in the planning and coordination of activities necessary to secure zoning approval of communication facilities and due diligence for the acquisition of communication facilities.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Zoning Due Diligence Process for Merger & Acquisition (M&A) Sites

    • Create and prepare zoning information data forms for all acquired communication towers for review and approval by the zoning manager.

    • Provide zoning assistance to M&A for communication towers proposed for purchase.

    • Compile existing zoning documentation and/or obtain outstanding zoning documentation from regulatory jurisdictions to complete due diligence.

    • Coordinate with regulatory jurisdictions to provide solutions to complete zoning due diligence such as final inspections, expired permits and code enforcement issues.

    • Compose applicable zoning due diligence letter for jurisdictional sign off when zoning documentation is not available.

    • Establish and maintain the Property Management Database structure page for newly purchased communication facilities and input zoning data.

    • Maintain “Letter of Appreciation” Program

    • Other projects and duties as assigned.


  • Zoning Applications

    • Project management for sites requiring zoning approval renewals using CRM Zoning software.

    • Conduct research to obtain appropriate Code of Ordinance requirements for the construction, ongoing collocation or modification opportunities for communication facilities. Research to include online inquiries and direct communication with the jurisdictions.

    • Assist with preparation of all necessary zoning applications and supporting documentation including written site description, justification for site plans and sketches, map, photo simulations and public hearing notification.

    • Coordinate with jurisdiction as necessary.

    • Prepare drafts of zoning correspondence to jurisdictions.

    • Requests for zoning information for tower modifications, i.e. Drop/Swap, Lighting Changes, Tower Extensions, Compound Expansions.

    • Conduct research to obtain appropriate jurisdiction requirements for proposed changes to include lighting, fencing and permitting requirements. Research includes both online inquiries and direct communication with the jurisdictional websites.


  • Miscellaneous

    • Create forms to track status of sites.

    • Provide administrative assistance such as check requests, Federal Express preparation, etc.

    • Create electronic copies of non-user friendly jurisdiction zoning applications.

    • Other projects and duties as assigned.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None


To perform this job successfully, an individual must show a proven ability to work efficiently and independently, multi-task, meet stringent deadlines and achieve project goals. An individual must have a “can do” attitude while being a highly adaptable, flexible, willing to perform multiple functions and a team player. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with the disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Education and/or Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED required.

  • 3+ years of customer service/administrative support experience.

  • Basic knowledge of zoning process preferred.

  • Must demonstrate intermediate knowledge and ability to work with MS Word, Excel, Internet navigation and e-mail.

  • Ability to utilize Municode and jurisdictional websites to obtain zoning information.

Language Skills:

  • Ability to read and comprehend relatively complex instructions, correspondence, memos, zoning documents.

  • Possess strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills.

Mathematical Skills:

  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, proportions, percentages, area and volume.

Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to carry out instruction furnished in written, oral or diagram form.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • None

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Visual ability correctable to 20/20.

  • Sitting 75% of the day.

  • Ability to respond verbally in an understandable, professional manner in person and over the telephone.

  • Manual dexterity to input data into the computer.

  • Ability to stoop and bend.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Moderate noise level.