Job Title: Supervisor of Planning

Reports to:Director or Senior Supervisor of Planning
Job Group:Administrative


Job Code:1414
Salary Schedule:APT04


Responsible for providing supports for the Planning Department to deliver the District with viable strategies for housing students, effective land acquisition, growth management, and meeting needs for new schools, centers, and programs, while ensuring that all policies and procedures are implemented to meet federal, state, and local regulations.


The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of those in this position.
  1. Assist with coordinating all activities related to the acquisition of school sites or disposal of land.
  2. Assist in the negotiating and administering of contracts and agreements with landowners, developers, land-use attorneys, government agencies, and other entities for site acquisition, easements, and other land matters.
  3. Assist in the development of educational specifications for new buildings and annual and long-range plans for school construction needs.
  4. Collaborate with county and municipal governments to facilitate school planning, land acquisitions, impact fees, offsite improvements to schools, and school concurrency.
  5. Assist in communicating with developers, land-use attorneys, government agencies, and other entities regarding the impact of new residential development.
  6. Supervise assigned personnel, conduct annual performance appraisals, and make recommendations for appropriate employment actions.
  7. Assist in calculating Full-Time Equivalent (F.T.E.) and Average Daily Membership (A.D.M.) projections.
  8. Collect, analyze, and interpret data for dissemination and prepare reports as needed including, but not limited to, the Florida Inventory of School Houses (FISH) reports and the student population database files.
  9. Facilitate the completion of Educational Plant Surveys, spot surveys, Project Priority List, and local, state, and federal reports related to existing facilities and new construction.
  10. Assist in activities related to the development of school attendance boundaries.
  11. Assist with the development of budgets for the department and applicable programs and with cost impact analyses as requested.
  12. Communicate effectively with parents/guardians, other administrators, District staff, and other external stakeholders regarding school planning.
  13. Attend relevant county and municipal government meetings.
  14. Support all activities related to the utilization and deployment of relocatable buildings.
  15. Assist in the development and implementation of the department’s Continuous Improvement Plan.
  16. Assist in calculating, analyzing, and reporting population growth trends.
  17. Assist staff in keeping up-to-date and well-informed about issues and changes in the area of responsibility.
  18. Serve on committees and councils, represent the District before the county commission, and develop community partnerships to support the District’s vision, mission, goals and strategic priorities.
  19. Ensure compliance with applicable rules, regulations, and policies, including federal laws, state statutes, District policies, and collective bargaining agreements.
  20. Ensure appropriate documentation is maintained, updated, and kept confidential.
  21. Attend training sessions, conferences, and workshops to keep up to date on best practices to ensure the department meets standards and requirements.
  22. Serve as a district representative at emergency shelters as determined by the Superintendent and provide leadership to ensure a secure work environment during an emergency or crisis situation.
  23. Perform other duties as assigned.


Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Knowledge of and ability to understand and interpret applicable policies, state statutes, and federal laws and guidelines, including Florida Statutes, School Board policy, and union agreements
  • General geographic knowledge of the county
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences, orally and in writing, including electronic media
  • Operating knowledge of computer programs, including email, word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and web-based technologies and platforms
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to organize, prioritize, and manage work assignments in an efficient manner and within established timeframes
  • Ability to establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with all stakeholders
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others and facilitate groups to consensus
  • Ability to effectively engage in the problem-solving process
  • All hires must submit to and pass an initial drug test and subsequent random drug tests in accordance with District requirements 


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in the field of Planning, Engineering, or related field
  • Two years’ experience working in administration and/or management of planning and projects
  • OR
  • Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the position


  • None


  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution in the field of Planning Engineering, or related field
  • Four years’ experience working in administration and/or management of planning and projects
  • Extensive knowledge of Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping


Direct supervision of assigned personnel. Responsibilities include planning, assigning, and directing work; addressing complaints and resolving problems; training employees; evaluating performance; and interviewing, testing, hiring, and assignment of personnel.


Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently. If the use of arm and / or leg controls require exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated as Light Work.


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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit, talk, and hear; stand and walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms. The employee occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 25 pounds. Specific vision ability required by this job includes close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.


Indoors and Outdoors: The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.


  • General office equipment, including personal computers, fax machines, copiers, telephones, etc.


Salary and benefits shall be paid consistent with the District’s approved compensation plan. Length of the work year and hours of employment shall be established by the District.

Performance of the job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the School Board’s policy on evaluation of personnel.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Pasco County Schools will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to allow them to perform the essential functions of the job when such individuals request an accommodation.

Supervisor of Planning;   EST: October 5, 2004;   REV: August 22, 2023;   Board Approved: August 22, 2023

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