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Planning Director

Category: Management
Description:
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES WILL BE TO PROVIDE OVERSIGHT FOR FUNCTIONS SUCH AS LAND USE PLANNING, SUBDIVISION REGULATION, ZONING ENFORCEMENT, SUBDIVISION AND DEVELOPMENT REVIEW AND OVERSIGHT, ANNEXATION PROCESS, AND VARIOUS PUBLIC INPUT PROCESSES. OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE SHORT- AND LONG-RANGE PLANNING AND ON-GOING AND SPECIAL PROJECTS TO ENSURE APPROPRIATE GUIDANCE AND REGULATION OF THE GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE TOWN, CONDUCTING STUDIES, PERFORMING PLANNING DUTIES, PROVIDING MANAGERIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE GUIDANCE TO THE DEPARTMENT AND SUPERVISING THE STAFF OF PROFESSIONAL PLANNERS AND ZONING COMPLIANCE OFFICIALS. POSITION REQUIRES EXTENSIVE PUBLIC CONTACT AND INVOLVEMENT IN PUBLIC INPUT AND OUTREACH EFFORTS, AND REQUIRES COORDINATION WITH OTHER DEPARTMENTS, BOARDS, AND COMMISSIONS. THE ROLE ALSO INCLUDES DEVELOPING AN EFFECTIVE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE TOWN AND THE BUSINESS/COMMERCIAL COMMUNITY, AND BETWEEN TOWN AND CITIZENS. TOP CANDIDATES WILL HAVE A TRACK RECORD WORKING EFFECTIVELY WITH TOP MANAGEMENT, DEPARTMENT HEADS AND EMPLOYEES. QUALIFICATIONS: COLLEGE GRADUATE, PREFERABLY WITH A MASTER’S DEGREE IN URBAN PLANNING, PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION OR RELATED FIELD AND CONSIDERABLE PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE IN PUBLIC SECTOR PLANNING INCLUDING SUPERVISORY AND ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE. PREFER AICP CERTIFICATION; OR EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION. THE SALARY RANGE IS $86,123 - $137,797, WITH AN EXPECTED HIRING RANGE OF $86,123 - $111,960, DOQ. TO APPLY, GO TO HTTP://FUQUAY-VARINA.ORG AND CLICK ON THE TAB “EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES”. ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE. THE POSITION IS OPENED UNTIL DECEMBER 6TH AND APPLICATIONS WILL BE REVIEWED THE WEEK OF DECEMBER 9TH.
Employer: Town of Fuquay-Varina
Expires: 12/6/2019
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