Assistant Director – Planning & Development Services

Assistant Director – Planning & Development Services

  • January 3, 2022

Assistant Director – Planning & Development Services

City of Deerfield Beach

Deerfield Beach, FL 

This is highly responsible administrative work assisting the Director in planning, assigning, directing and reviewing the activities of professional, technical and clerical staff engaged in the compilation, analysis and interpretation of data and policies in the Planning & Development Services Department. Acts as the Department Director in the absence of the Director. Serves in a key manager capacity, with considerable independent judgment, representing the City Manager as needed.  Work tasks include:

  • Assists in planning, evaluating and directing departmental policies, programs and operations through division supervisors.
  • Assist in overseeing the functions of the Planning & Zoning Division, Landscape Division and Building Division.
  • Assists with the preparation and implementation of division budgets and makes procedural and operational recommendations to City management through work plans.
  • Assists in the formulation and administration of the City’s Comprehensive Plan and Land Development Code.
  • Represent staff at Community Appearance Board, Planning and Zoning Board, City Commission and other public hearings and meetings.
  • Assist in directing all in-house planning projects, planning studies, research, data collection and analysis.
  • Assist in creating procedures and techniques for gathering City’s necessary planning data for implementing the growth management policy objectives.
  • Coordinate City’s planning activities with county, regional, and State planning agencies.
  • Serve as a liaison, meeting with development professionals, developers, community groups, and the public regarding development proposals, zoning information, and City’s planning policies and activities.

Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Planning or related field and at least five (5) years of progressively responsible supervisory experience in the urban planning field; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

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Salary Range: $81,294.68 – $130,071.97, depending on qualifications/experience.

Closes: January 7, 2021