Location: Cleburne, TX

Community Development Director

Salary: $135,000-DOQ

Responsible for complex professional planning work that involves directing development and implementation of comprehensive plans for the physical development of the City. Also, plans, organizes, and directs activities associated with implementing current development and design standards such as zoning and subdivision regulations, building codes, building inspections, and coordinates related requirements. Gathers and analyzes research data and prepares written and oral reports for the City Manager and for boards/commissions. Other duties as may be assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of state statues, particularly the Texas Local Government Code, as it pertains to planning, zoning, subdivision, annexation, and other development related matters
  • Must be able to analyze and diagnose problems as well as research and interpret codes, regulations, standards, plans and specs
  • Negotiation, arbitration and conflict resolution skills are essential to balance needs of both internal and external customers
  • Knowledge and understanding of data and analysis requirements pertaining to subdivision plats, site plans, rezoning proposals, code amendments, demographics, mapping, land use plans and studies. Knowledge of GIS functions
  • Ability to manage and direct long range and current planning functions
  • Provide oral and written communication, public speaking and presentation skills
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with superiors, elected and appointed officials, employees and the public
  • Ability to work with various types of material and equipment such as paper records, approved plans and specs, print media, engineering and architectural standard references, survey site, building and area maps

Education and Experience
Master’s Degree preferred; OR Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a degree in Urban Planning, Geography, Architecture or another similar degree with a minimum of three (3) years of progressively responsible professional experience in municipal government in applying and interpreting local, state and federal regulations.

Certificates and Licenses
A Valid Class C Texas motor vehicle driver’s license and the ability to maintain a satisfactory driving record
American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification highly preferred

How to Apply
Apply on website and please submit a resume along with the application: