Director of Development Services – Fayetteville, NC

Name of Employer: City of Fayetteville, NC

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Fayetteville, NC

Job title: Director of Development Services

Job Details / Description

Fayetteville, NC (pop. 208,000) The City of Fayetteville is seeking energetic, professional and accomplished candidates for a Director of Development Services position.  Ideal candidates will have well rounded management experience in both the public and private sectors preferably with a focus in planning/zoning or code enforcement.  The new Director will have the opportunity to guide the organization through the process of re-establishing the Development Services Department. The City of Fayetteville is an award-winning city that is home to Fort Bragg, the Army’s headquarters for Airborne and Special Operations forces, and Pope Army Air Field.  Located in Cumberland County, the City is more than 250 years old and steeped in history.  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.  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 Director of Development Services will have responsibilities that include leading the City’s current and long-range planning efforts in coordination with the City’s strategic plan as well as directing and managing planning, zoning, development review, permitting, building inspections (including mechanicals) and code compliance activities within the City.

The starting salary range is $100,000 – $125,000 DOQ.

Job Candidate Qualifications

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experiences:

  • A commitment to creative, problem-solving through teamwork and professionalism, outstanding supervisory and administrative skills and highly developed interpersonal and oral/written communication skills.
  • A demonstrated record of team-oriented style leadership with a comprehensive knowledge of urban planning and development concepts, principles, strategies, practices and techniques and the ability to facilitate the development of a strong solutions based, customer service focused department.
  • A bachelor’s degree in urban planning, architecture, public administration, or a related field with a AICP designation and seven to ten years of progressively responsible senior level management experience. A master’s degree is strongly preferred.

How to Apply

Apply online with resume, cover letter and contact information for five professional references by July 14, 2017 to the attention of Sarah McKee, Vice-President, GovHRUSA, 630 Dundee Road #130, Northbrook, IL 60062. Tel: (847) 380-3240.

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Posted on

June 29, 2017

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