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Director of Planning

Company: American Planning Association
Location: Cedar Hill
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

An exciting opportunity is available to join the City of Cedar Hill family as the next Director of Planning! The incoming director will help chart a course for the City of Cedar Hill as it grows and community leaders set new goals and priorities. Opportunities awaiting the new Director include:

  • Development of a 400-acre master planned community, around the southern edge of the Escarpment
  • Planning for development around the future Texas Health Resources Hospital
  • Implementation of a recently approved Comprehensive Plan
  • Implementation of Downtown Complete Streets PlanThe purpose of this position is to oversee the long range planning process for the City and coordinate its development on private property. To be successful, candidates must possess a collaborative spirit and appreciate diversity in all aspects, with the ability to weave their tools within City operations.The starting salary for this position is up to $170,000/year, depending on qualifications.How You Add ValueCity leaders are looking for someone with a strong track record of successfully managing municipal planning. Candidates should be experienced in strategic planning, implementing a comprehensive plan, small area plans and neighborhood plans.The ideal candidate is a visionary leader with a track record of innovation, resourcefulness, and influential leadership within their past organizations. They will work effectively with other departments and have an exceptional aptitude to anticipate problems, identify alternative courses of action, prepare proactive recommendations, and present, defend, and support those recommendations before the City Manager, City Council, advisory groups and citizens.What You Bring to the RoleThis position requires a bachelor's degree in planning, architecture, engineering or public administration, with a master's degree preferred. Candidates must also have at least seven years of related experience and be a member in good standing with the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP).For more information on this position, contact:The City of Cedar Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of genetic information in compliance with the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA), race, sex, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, age, or disability in hiring, conditions, or termination of employment. Final applicants for employment with the City of Cedar Hill are subject to drug testing and background screening.American Planning Association
    205 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1200
    Chicago, IL 60601-5927

Keywords: American Planning Association, Cedar Hill , Director of Planning, Executive , Cedar Hill, Texas

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