Jobs Information

  • Description:

    Under general administrative direction of the Assistant Director of Development Services, administer specific assigned projects. Provide professional counsel and technical advice to the City Manager’s Office, the Director of Development Services and staff on matters relating to the assigned specific projects.  Perform other related work as required.



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  • Position Reports To: Assistant Director of Development Services
  • Location: Richardson, Texas
  • Salary: DOQ to DOQ

Jobs Requirements

  • Experience:

    Eight years of progressively responsible experience required, more than eight years preferred, in city or regional planning (public or private) or municipal or public agency administration, with a demonstrated ability to effectively coordinate and negotiate with elected and appointed officials, staff, consultants, developers, and the general public. Skill required in public speaking, presentations and report writing. Proficiency required in computer applications. Must have ability to mentally focus during assigned work activities and have ability to work effectively in a team environment.

  • Skills:

    Administer and provide guidance for specific projects, including but not limited to: Comprehensive Plan Enhancement/Redevelopment Area studies; Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance and Development Regulations revisions; Transit Oriented Development station area planning; Sustainability initiatives; Economic Development assistance to the Chamber of Commerce; website enhancements for Development Services; Neighborhood Development Ordinance case management; and Cultural Relations. Research, prepare and present technical and operational studies and recommendations as needed. Attend City Plan Commission meetings and City Council meetings as needed. Effectively represent positions of the City to the public and media as required. Effectively represent the City in professional organizations, governmental agencies, and outside activities as needed. Communicate courteously and effectively with other employees, city officials, the business community, contractors, developers, and the public, in person, in writing, and by telephone ‐ sometimes in stressful situations. Coordinate effectively with other department heads, developers, and the public. Read and analyze complex source documents and plans. Sit and use computer for word processing and other applications for extended periods of time.

  • Education Required:

    Bachelor’s degree required in city or regional planning, public administration, or closely related field; Master’s degree preferred. Certification by American Institute of Certified Planners is preferred.

Company Information

  • City of Richardson
    411 W. Arapaho Road
    Richardson Texas 75080

Contact Information

  • Human Resources
    Phone: (972) 744-4004
  • Contact Method:

    Applications must be submitted via City's website under link on the Human Resources web page.