Director of Economic and Community Development - City of Montgomery, AL

The City of Montgomery, Alabama is seeking a Director of Economic and Community Development. The Director manages the City’s Development Department which includes land use control or zoning, grant management, and development. Starting salary is $89,701. Deadline to apply is January 2, 2019.

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Senior Planner - City of Oxford, MS

The City of Oxford is currently accepting applications for a Senior Planner position. The primary role of this position is current planning functions.  Meeting with those requesting approvals of site plans, subdivisions, variances, and special exceptions; preparing reports, and handling administrative functions related to these responsibilities. Minimum requirements for the position are a master’s degree in urban planning from an accredited university program; and five or more years’ experience in local government planning.  Knowledge of current and long range planning, and planning administration strongly preferred. AICP Certification or progress toward AICP expected. General knowledge of city planning principles and structures. Familiarity with city codes and ordinances, functions and operations of municipal government, and state land use laws.

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Community Development Director - City of Starkville, MS

The City of Starkville is currently accepting applications for a Community Development Director.

The purpose of this position is to provide leadership and guidance to the Community Development Department, which includes Planning Professionals, Building Inspectors, Codes Enforcement Officers and Support Staff all working towards a shared mission of providing professional services to enhance, maintain, and develop the City's orderly growth.

This is accomplished by providing direction and leadership to each division; developing and implementing policies and procedures; responding to inquiries and requests; developing goals and objectives for each area of responsibility; reviewing the status of major projects; and evaluating staff performance.

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This position has a annual salary range of $78,000-$98,429 and is open until filled. First published October 3, 2018.

Planner I - City Of Hattiesburg, MS

A professional position is available within the City of Hattiesburg’s Department of Urban Development, Planning Division, Hattiesburg, MS.  The City serves a population of approximately 46,000 and comprises over 53 square miles within the corporate limits.  The City is also the economic engine for the Greater Hattiesburg Area serving a population of 150,000 (MSA).

This is a technical position dealing with a wide variety of land use issues and official records under general supervision of the Planning Division Manager. 

Responsibilities include: assist the Planning Division Manager with reports related to zoning, variances, and conditional use permits for review by the Planning Commission and Board of Adjustment; provide GIS services for the department; provide information to the public regarding the public hearing process, zoning and parcel map inquiries, and guidelines for new development review; advise the public on materials and documents necessary for application to the Site & Design Review Committee, Planning Commission, Board of Adjustment, and City Council as needed.

A full job description can be found here. Please provide a résumé with the online application.

For more information, contact Ginger Maddox Lowrey, Planning Division Manager, or phone 601-545-4599. For questions regarding the application process call Hattiesburg Human Resources at 601-545-4571.