Director of Planning – Charlotte, NC

Name of Employer: City of Charlotte

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Job title: Director of Planning

Job Location: Charlotte, NC

Job Details / Description

The award-winning City of Charlotte, North Carolina (population approximately 800,000) is recruiting nationally for a Director of Planning with a verifiable and highly successful track record of success in fast-paced, high growth, and progressive urban environments. Reporting directly to an Assistant City Manager, the Director of Planning leads a group of approximately 59 full-time employees and oversees a budget of approximately $5 million. The Planning Department provides integrated planning services to the City of Charlotte and unincorporated areas of Mecklenburg County.

The successful candidate will receive a highly competitive salary with an excellent benefits package.

Job Candidate Qualifications

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree and 10 years or more of progressively responsible experience in a municipal or equivalent environment, with at least 6 years of successful leadership experience. An advanced degree and AICP certification is desired.

How to Apply

Apply prior to March 10, 2017 by submitting a cover letter, resume, and 6 professional references to For confidential inquiries contact Robert Burg at (916) 630-4900. Detailed brochure available at


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January 30, 2017

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