Jobs Information

  • Description:

    The City of Denison is accepting applications for the position of Planning Manager.  Under supervision of the Director of Development Services, the Planning Manager oversees the department's devevloment review and long range planning activities, including zoning and subdivision administration and implementation of the Comprehensive Plan, and provides supervision and direction to assigned staff.  The Planning Manager manages the development and maintenance of codes, ordinances and policy documents, including the Comprehensive Plan, and oversees research, analysis and publication of special studies and reports.  The position serves as the staff liaison to the City Council, the Planning and Zoning Commission, and the Zoning Board of Adjustments and Appeals.

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  • Position Reports To: Director of Development Services
  • Starts On: April 5, 2017, 3:18 p.m.

Jobs Requirements

  • Experience:

    Minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in urban planning, which should include supervisory experience.

    AICP Certification

    Texas Class C driver's license

  • Skills:

    Knowledge of the principles and practices of urban planning; federal and state laws and regulations related to planning and urban development; long range planning implementation techniques and programs; and policy formulation and analysis methods. Preparation of a wide range of written presentation materials; communicating effectively both verbally and in writing for formal and informal settings. Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships and managing and supervising subordinate staff.

  • Computer Skills:

    Operating a personal computer and peripheral equipment, including basic knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite of products.

    Knowledge of GIS mapping and analysis preferred.

  • Education Required:

    Bachelor's Degree in Urban Planning, Public Administration, Architecture, Landscape Architecture or related field; Master's Degree preferred.

Company Information

  • City of Denison
    500 W. Chestnut Street
    Denison TX 75021

Contact Information

  • Gabe Reaume
    Phone: (903) 465-2720 ext. 2466