Assistant Director of Development (Interim) – Fayetteville, NC

Name of Employer: City of Fayetteville

Employer Website:

Fayetteville, NC

Job title: Assistant Director of Development Services (Interim)

Job Details / Description

GovTempsUSA is accepting resumes from qualified candidates for the estimated six – twelve month interim position of Assistant Director of Development Services for the City of Fayetteville located in the Sandhills Region of North Carolina. The successful candidate will join a team committed to the continued transformation and modernization of North Carolina’s sixth largest city.

With a population of 210,000, Fayetteville is the retail, service, and medical hub of the Sandhills region of southern North Carolina and home to Ft. Bragg, America’s largest Army installation, and a community steeped in history and enriched with proud tradition and military heroes. The City’s 148 square miles include an historic downtown shopping area, numerous historic sites, seven museums, three colleges and universities, multiple entertainment venues, and award-winning golf courses.  The City provides friendly service and warm hospitality that makes residents and visitors feel at home. What the City is most proud of is reflected in our motto of History, Heroes and a Hometown Feeling. Fayetteville is conveniently located within two hours of Myrtle Beach and other east coast beaches, as well as within close proximity to camping, fishing and hiking.

The interim Assistant Development Services Director will work with the Development Services team to manage the daily responsibilities for permitting, inspections, and code enforcement and compliance activities. The successful candidate will join a team committed to the continued transformation and modernization of North Carolina’s sixth largest city.

Selected candidate will earn a competitive hourly rate and be an employee of GovTempsUSA with services contracted to the City. Benefits include up to 3% employer matched IRA.

Job Candidate Qualifications

Successful candidate will have a commitment to teamwork and professionalism, outstanding supervisory, budgeting, and administrative skills and highly developed communication and listening skills.  A demonstrated record of successfully managing and completing complex projects and assignments is expected along with a commitment to the shared interests of the entire community and high quality customer service and accountability.

Successful candidate will hold a Bachelor’s degree with major coursework in land use planning, public administration, business management or a related field with a Master’s degree preferred; ten years of progressively responsible work in development services, planning/zoning, inspections, permitting, and code compliance with five years of administrative and supervisory responsibility required.  Experience with permit tracking software helpful.

How to Apply

Candidates should apply to – Available Positions/Interim Staffing. Candidates with questions are encouraged to contact Mike Earl, Senior VP, at 224-261-8366 or


Posted on

April 21, 2017

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