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  • Description:

    Summary of Duties:  Under general supervision, the Neighborhood Engagement Manager provides a comprehensive approach in developing policies and programs that work towards the common goal of neighborhood revitalization for all BEST Neighborhoods staff. The incumbent performs tasks as a manager that works with the Community Services and Property Standards Managers within the Neighborhood Services Department to achieve long-term neighborhood health and stability of property values.  


    Management reserves the rights to add, modify, change, or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job.

    • Supervises, hires, trains and evaluates the performance of professional and technical personnel within the division.
    • Develops and maintains work programs including staff assignments, benchmarks, and procedures for completing the division's activities.
    • Provides recommendations to department head regarding annual budgets, the priorities of projects and activities, and the resources required to complete them.
    • Manages the development and maintenance of data and information used for neighborhood level planning, outreach and public assistance.
    • Manages the research, analysis, preparation and publication of special studies and reports.
    • Manages interaction with other departments, agencies, and organizations in data research, analysis and policy formation
    • Assigns staff to projects, and determines the requirements and scheduling of the division's activities and projects.
    • Assumes the responsibilities of the department head in his/her absence.
    • Manages the preparation and presentation of materials and information to boards and commissions.
    • Determines the content to recommendations, reports and presentation materials for public meetings.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Typical Decisions: The incumbent is responsible for determining the most effective methods and programs to ensure the City's quality of life is maintained and property values are stable. Plans, prioritizes, administers and manages division programs and projects to effectively implement neighborhoods programs and processes. Determines funding and allocation of budget for various operations. Establishes performance measures for assigned staff.



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  • Level: Mid II: 4-8 years experience
  • Position Reports To: Director of Neighborhood Services
  • Starts On: May 17, 2018, 9 a.m.
  • Salary: $81,179 to $120,619
  • Code: 2P1183

Jobs Requirements

  • Experience:

    Three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in Urban Planning or related field, including two (2) years of supervisory experience.

  • Skills:

    Principles and practices of urban planning; Federal and State laws related to planning and urban development; municipal government organizations and functions; language and format used in legal property records; neighborhood based planning techniques; policy formulation and analysis methods; grant administration practices and procedures.

    Communicating effectively both verbally and in writing; working effectively with citizen groups; addressing and resolving conflict; providing a high level of customer service skill; interacting with volunteers and non-profit agencies.

  • Education Required:

    Master's degree in Urban Planning or related field. 

    Any work related experience resulting in acceptable proficiency levels in the above Minimum Qualifications is an acceptable substitute for the above specified education and experience requirements.

    Licenses and Certifications: Texas Class C driver’s license.

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  • City of Plano
    1520 K Avenue
    Plano TX 75074
    United States of America

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