Community and Cultural Resources Director – Washington, NC | 11.14.18

Name of Employer: City of Washington

Employer Website:

Washington, NC

Job title: Community and Cultural Resources Director

Job Details / Description

  • Responsible for providing leadership and policy development, program planning, budget management, administration, and operational direction of the Planning, Inspections, Parks & Recreation, Waterfront Docks and Library Services functions.
  • Plans and organizes project activities; establishes goals and objectives; recommends and administers policies and procedures; develops and recommends budget for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies and monitors expenditures.
  • Provides management direction to code administration and planning units; interacts with the public on controversial issues and problem solves with staff
  • Staff and consult with boards and committees on development issues in the City including, building inspections economic development, community appearance, and related issues.
  • Serves as technical support to the Planning Board, Board of Adjustment, City Council, other City Departments and civic groups on planning, zoning, code enforcement and related matters
  • Confers with engineers, developers, architects, a variety of agencies and the general public in obtaining information and coordinating planning and inspection matters
  • Selects, trains, motivates and evaluates personnel in coordination with unit supervisors; establishes, reviews and evaluates performance expectations; provides or coordinates training; counsels employees and plans actions to correct performance deficiencies; takes appropriate disciplinary action as required
  • Directs, coordinates and reviews amendments to the general comprehensive plan; provides plan and code enforcement interpretation
  • Makes presentations to the City Council, Planning Board, Historic Preservation Commission, Downtown Washington Development Commission and other boards and commissions
  • Conducts special studies; researches complex planning problems; prepares a variety of comprehensive reports
  • Responds to and resolves difficult citizens’ inquiries and complaints
  • Performs other related work as required

$70,146/$33.72/hr. – $105,219/$50.59

Job Candidate Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university with a degree in Planning, Geography, or related field; or five (5) or more years of experience in city, county or regional planning with some responsibility for supervising staff; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Valid North Carolina driver’s license
  • American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP)
  • Certified Municipal Administration
  • Certified Zoning Official (CZO)
  • Certified Floodplain Management

How to Apply

Visit our website at fill out an application and submit via email (, direct mail (102 East Second Street Washington, NC 27889), or fax (252-558-0515).


Posted on

November 14, 2018

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