Executive Director of Growth Managment

Executive Director of Growth Managment

  • June 22, 2022

The Growth Management Department commitment is to guide growth and change for the City of Ocala while maintaining quality of life for its residents. The Executive Director is a visionary, forward and strategic thinker who easily sees the big picture and long-term vision for the City.

The Executive Director is a highly responsible, professional, technical and leadership position charged with the complete responsibility for the overall operation of the Growth Management Department with an annual budget of $3,000,000. The ideal candidate is a “Servant Leader” and Customer Service Team builder who will exercise a value system based on transparency and integrity that creates a high level of trust and confidence.

The department includes the Planning, Building, Transit, and Code Enforcement Divisions. All divisions support the permit center while providing quality short- and long-term planning and excellent customer care in meeting the needs of the Building community. This position also oversees the administration of the City’s Code as it pertains to building, zoning, plumbing, mechanical, electric, gas, housing and alcoholic beverage permits. The Executive Director will oversee the daily operations of the Growth Management Department, which includes transit, and supervision of the Planning Director and Development Director.

The Executive Director of Growth Management directly supervises five (5) individuals who supervise a total of forty-five (45) employees. The Executive Director of Growth Management reports to the Assistant City Manager.


Full position details: Ocala Executive Director Growth Management

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Send cover letter and comprehensive resume, including salary history to: DHHiggin@att.net

The position will remain open until filled and the process will move forward immediately upon receipt of an adequate pool of well-qualified applicants.

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