Jobs Information

  • Description:

    Under general supervision, directs the Planning & Development Department which also includes Engineering, Code Enforcement, and Permitting divisions, through effective planning, staff management, and resource allocation; develops and implements plans, policies, and programs to guide the residential and commercial development in the City of Corinth; assures compliance to state and Federal regulations, and City policies and procedures.



    • Directs the Planning & Development Department staff and activities to achieve the City’s land use and development strategies, and regulatory compliance objectives; provides leadership to assure that services are provided in alignment with the City's strategic goals, and community growth is consistent with City guidelines.
    • Plans, manages and evaluates operations and public programs, including planning, zoning, permitting, code enforcement and Geographic Information Systems (GIS); develops long-range plans and resource requirements; assures the level of services keeps pace with customer needs.
    • Plans, coordinates, and directs the City Engineer and the Engineering Division including streets, storm water systems, drainage, inspection, and engineering.
    • Evaluates City needs and Capital Improvement Program plans, and determines the City operational plans, strategic plans, priorities, and resource requirements; assures the integrity of the Engineering Division work products and procedures; reviews technical documents for accuracy and compliance with standards and practices; reviews status reports, and recommends appropriate actions.
    • Monitors Department operations to identify and resolve problems; evaluates programs and services to assure they are meeting goals; assures the overall integrity of the Departments programs and services, and compliance with state and Federal policy and regulations.
    • Serves as the principal advisor to the City on Department issues; develops and directs plans and policies to meet City goals and objectives; interprets concerns, defines desired results, develops solutions, determines scope and priorities of programs and special projects.
    • Reviews and approves applications, agreements, plans and reports of the Departments activities; reviews planning project work papers; coordinates City plans with state, Federal and regional agencies; assures effective communication of issues and strategies.
    • Represents the Department to elected officials, boards and commissions, and outside agencies; interprets and explains policies, procedures, rules and regulations; coordinates strategies to integrate services with other programs, departments and agencies.
    • Coordinates with citizens' groups, advisory boards and commissions; develops cooperative professional relationships with local developers, realtors and contractors.
    • Manages staff and assigns tasks and projects; trains and evaluates staff; counsels, coaches and instructs employees as required; monitors work, develops staff skills and conducts performance evaluations; meets regularly with staff to discuss and resolve priorities and workload issues.
    • Analyzes Department financial and resource information; develops and manages budgets and expenditures; manages the collection, analysis and reporting of administrative, operational and financial data; reviews, approves and submits administrative, technical and analytical reports.
    • Maintains the integrity, professionalism, values and goals of the City by assuring that all rules and regulations are followed, and that accountability and public trust are preserved.
    • Cooperates with co-workers professionally to accomplish work effectively.
    • Has regular, predictable attendance; attendance is a factor in continued employment with the City.
    • Performs other duties as assigned or required.
  • URL:
  • Position Reports To: City Manager
  • Location: City of Corinth
  • Starts On: Jan. 19, 2018, 1:04 p.m.
  • Salary: $4,118.40 Bi-Weekly to $4,941.60 Bi-Weekly

Jobs Requirements

  • Experience:

    Education and Experience:
    • Bachelor's degree in Earth Sciences, Urban Planning, Business or Public Administration;
    • AND five years’ experience in community development program management, including supervisory experience;
    • OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Master’s degree in Planning, AICP status, or CNUA is preferred.

    Required Licenses or Certifications:
    • Must possess a valid Driver’s License. (Must obtain Texas driver license within 30 days of hire per State law.)

    Required Knowledge of:
    • City organization, operations, policies and procedures.
    • Principles, practices and procedures of urban planning, community development, land use, zoning regulation, building safety, code enforcement, permitting and flood plain management and engineering.
    • Federal and State laws, rules and regulations affecting planning, land use, code enforcement, zoning, and building safety.
    • City land use and development regulations, zoning codes, planning concepts and principles.
    • Techniques and practices for effective and efficient management of allocated resources, including personnel administration, accounting and budgeting.
    • Community development program planning and evaluation principles.
    • Principles of Information Technology, including Geographic Information Systems.
    • Customer service standards and protocols.

    Required Skill in:
    • Analyzing issues, evaluating alternatives, and making logical recommendations based on findings.
    • Analyzing City needs and prioritizing and promoting Department programs to meet development strategies.
    • Presenting and defending Department reports and information in public meetings.
    • Reading and interpreting building plans and technical specifications, and checking details, estimates, plans, and specifications of projects.
    • Interpreting and applying building and safety standards, state and Federal regulations, department standards and City codes and policies.
    • Using initiative and independent judgment within established procedural guidelines.
    • Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with City employees, officials, other community development agencies and the general public.
    • Planning, organizing, and coordinating the work of staff.
    • Assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects and demands.
    • Operating a personal computer utilizing a variety of business software.
    • Effective communication, both verbal and written.

    Physical Demands / Work Environment:
    • Work is performed in a standard office environment, with occasional visits to construction sites.

Company Information

  • City of Corinth Texas 76208
    United States of America

Contact Information

  • Phone: (940) 498-3231
  • Contact Method:

    To Apply: Apply on-line from City of Corinth website ( Resume may accompany application.