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Planning & Zoning Division Manager




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The City of Fayetteville is seeking an experienced Planning & Zoning Division Manager outstanding leadership, communication, interpersonal, organizational, and presentation skills. This critical role plans, directs and manages the field operations and administrative functions of the Planning and Zoning Division.  Develops, coordinates, directs and manages routine and special assignments with other City departments, public and regulatory official and City Council. Hiring Range: $62,256 - $80,044/Year D.O.Q. Key qualifications include: Minimum of five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience in overseeing municipal, or similar, services, preferably in a regulatory and/or technical compliance environment with a high level of concentration in customer service, including 3 years of administrative and supervisory responsibility. Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in planning, urban design, public administration, business management, or a related field; a Master's degree is preferred. American Institute of Certified Planners certification or similar. Proven experience in managing multiple projects in a fast-paced environment with strong prioritization and organizational skills. Proven experience in decision making regarding issues that are highly sensitive. Knowledge of operations, services and activities of a comprehensive municipal urban planning and zoning program including the provision of technical support to a variety of boards, committees and/or agencies. Knowledge of management principles, practices and techniques to analyze programs, policies and operational needs. Knowledge of principles and practices of municipal budget preparation and administration. Knowledge of pertinent federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations. Knowledge of modern and complex techniques and practices of building construction. Knowledge of principles and practices of urban and regional planning and zoning including emerging trends and best practices. Knowledge of land use law as well as planning principles and practices. Knowledge of principles of personnel supervision, training and performance evaluation. High level of oral and written communication skills; excellent computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint. Application & Selection Process: This position is open until filled, however, the City of Fayetteville reserves the right to close the position at any time without notice. A number of applicants may be selected to participate in the selection process which may consist of a written questionnaire and on-site assessment center. An official offer will be made after the selected candidate's reference checks, background check, and academic verifications have been successfully completed. Candidates meeting minimum qualifications may view a complete job description and submit an application and resume in confidence online by visiting: The City of Fayetteville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of its workforce.