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Community Development Director

Category: Management
Description:
THE CITY OF LAURINBURG IS SEEKING AN EXPERIENCED AND QUALIFIED COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR. THEY WILL PERFORM COMPLEX PROFESSIONAL WORK PLANNING, DIRECTING AND PARTICIPATING IN SHORT-AND LONG-RANGE PLANNING ACTIVITIES, SERVICES AND PROGRAMS, COORDINATING AND SUPERVISING BUILDING, ZONING AND ENVIRONMENTAL CODES ENFORCEMENT ACTIVITIES, SUPERVISING BEAUTIFICATION, CEMETERY AND DOWNTOWN MAIN STREET PROGRAM AND DEPARTMENT ACTIVITIES, SERVING AS STAFF SUPPORT FOR VARIOUS BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS, MAINTAINING RECORDS AND FILES, PREPARING REPORTS, AND RELATED WORK AS APPARENT OR ASSIGNED. PERFORMS INTERMEDIATE ADVANCED TECHNICAL WORK MAINTAINING THE GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM (GIS), PROVIDING TECHNICAL SUPPORT TO SYSTEM USERS, AND RELATED WORK AS APPARENT OR ASSIGNED. WORK INVOLVES SETTING POLICIES AND GOALS UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE CITY MANAGER. DEPARTMENTAL SUPERVISION IS EXERCISED OVER ALL PERSONNEL WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT. APPLICANT SHOULD HAVE COMPREHENSIVE KNOWLEDGE OF THE ADVANCED PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES OF CITY PLANNING, CODES ENFORCEMENT AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT; GENERAL KNOWLEDGE OF COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, MUNICIPAL FINANCE AND SOCIOLOGY AS THEY APPLY TO CITY PLANNING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT; THOROUGH KNOWLEDGE OF THE APPLICATION PROCESS AND ADMINISTRATION OF FEDERAL AND STATE GRANTS; THOROUGH KNOWLEDGE OF CURRENT LITERATURE AND RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN THE FIELD OF CITY PLANNING; GENERAL KNOWLEDGE OF HISTORIC PRESERVATION AND DOWNTOWN REVITALIZATION PRACTICES; GENERAL KNOWLEDGE OF THE PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES OF CIVIL ENGINEERING AS THEY RELATE TO PLANNING AND SUBDIVISION DESIGN AND CONTROL; GENERAL KNOWLEDGE OF DEVELOPMENT PROCESSES. DESIREABLE EDUCATION AND EXERIENCE INCLUDE BACHELOR'S DEGREE WITH COURSEWORK IN PLANNING, URBAN DESIGN, GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM OR RELATED FIELD AND EXTENSIVE EXPERIENCE OF AN INCREASINGLY RESPONSIBLE NATURE IN PLANNING AND INSPECTIONS INCLUDING CONSIDERABLE SUPERVISORY EXPERIENCE, OR EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE IN STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS WILL INCLUDE OBTAINING CERTIFICATION AS A CERTIFIED ZONING OFFICER WITHIN ONE YEAR OF EMPLOYMENT. SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF SCHOOL OF GOVERNMENT COURSES IN ZONING, PLANNING, SUBDIVISION AND COMMUNITY DEVELOMENT ACADEMY. MUST HAVE A VALID DRIVER'S LICENSE IN THE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA. MINIMUM STARTING SALARY $75,081 DOE/Q, PLUS MANAGED RETIREMENT PLAN, 5% CONTRIBUTION TO 401K, HEALTH, DENTAL, LIFE INSURANCE-PAID; VISION IS AVAILABLE. SICK, VACATION AND HOLIDAY LEAVE. APPLY AT: HTTPS://WWW.GOVERNMENTJOBS.COM/CAREERS/LAURINBURGNC/JOBS/3729650/COMMUNITY-DEVELOPMENT-DIRECTOR?PAGETYPE=JOBOPPORTUNITIESJOBS THE POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED. EOE (EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER).
Employer: City of Laurinburg
Expires: 10/21/2022
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