Posting Number: 15--38
Job Title: Community Development Director
 Open until filled; first review of applications received by 4PM 7/8/2015 
Job Class: Exempt
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: $ 5,710.00 - $ 7,753.00/Mo
Description: The Director of Community Development is responsible for managing, directing and integrating planning programs and services.  Plans, organizes, and directs Community development and Planning activities that include the strategic planning process, development and implementation of the comprehensive plan, economic and environmental planning and zoning administration for all current planning, code compliance, housing, and land use issues. Administers and maintains land use plans, inventories and implements regulations in coordination with other county, state and federal entities.  Responsible for managing County involvement in special projects related to local and regional economic development.

The position requires advanced professional knowledge in the theory, principles, practices, and techniques of current and long range urban and rural planning and design, land use, zoning administration, and urban renewal.  Requires knowledge of planning department organization design, public administration, public financing, and financial management.  Requires in-depth knowledge of the laws, regulations, codes, and ordinances applicable in the County’s planning functions.  Requires knowledge of, and sensitivity to the social, political and environmental issues influencing planning program and project development.  Requires in-depth knowledge of research and analysis methods.  Requires knowledge of the methods and techniques used in citizen involvement.

Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university in planning or related field; and four years progressively responsible planning experience, including planning concepts, principles, techniques, and practices; and two to four years of supervisory or management experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

For more info/application go to or Josephine County Human Resources, 500 NW 6th Street Dept 11, Grants Pass, OR 97526.  An original application (ALL pages) is required; we don’t accept  resumes only.  EOE

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