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Assistant Development Services Director




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The City of Fayetteville is seeking an experienced Assistant Development Services Director with outstanding leadership, customer service, communication, organizational, and presentation skills. Salary: $68,353 - $87,883/Year D.O.Q.

This critical role plans, directs, manages and oversee the activities and operations of the Inspections division of the Development Services Department to include permitting, inspections (building, plumbing, electrical, mechanical and housing), building plan review and code enforcement. Key qualifications include: Minimum of ten (10) 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 5 years of administrative and supervisory responsibility. Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in construction management, construction technology, civil engineering, public administration or a related field; Master's degree preferred is preferred. 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 municipal government. Knowledge of management principles and practices to analyze programs, policies, and operational needs. Knowledge of principles and practices of program development and administration. Knowledge of principles and practices of municipal budget preparation and administration. Knowledge of principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation. Knowledge of the relationship between federal, state, and local laws, codes and regulations. 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: City of Fayetteville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of its workforce.