Rockville’s next Director of Community Planning and Development Services (CPDS) will join a high-performing organization in a community recently ranked as “the best place to live in Maryland.” This Director is responsible for the overall administration and implementation of all functions of the Department, including long-range community planning, development review, zoning administration and enforcement, historic preservation, redevelopment coordination, housing programs, and building construction codes. The Director reports to the City Manager, is a member of the senior management team, and actively participates in strategic planning efforts for the City.
Requirements: bachelor’s degree in urban planning, public administration or a related field and minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible work in community planning, zoning or development review/permitting services working directly for a local government, plus at least three years in a supervisory or management position overseeing staff
Preferred qualifications: master’s degree; AICP certification; experience working on mixed-use, transit-oriented development/redevelopment projects, overseeing permitting, innovating moderately-priced dwelling initiatives, working with historic preservation groups, extensive community engagement, and demonstrated ability to improve development and permitting processes.
Visit thenovakconsultinggroup.com/jobs for more information. Open until filled with the first review of applications March 12, 2018.