Van Buren Charter Township, Wayne County, Michigan is seeking a Director of Planning and Economic Development with significant experience in local planning and economic development.
Under the direction of the Township Supervisor, the Director will be responsible for the overall direction and management of the department and performs responsible professional and administrative work in planning, reviewing, organizing and coordinating development activities. The Director is also responsible for the Building Department, ordinance enforcement operations and direction of environmental matters.
This position requires the ability to manage multiple responsibilities in support of projects and experience in planning, project management and facilitation of multiple projects.
The position requires attention to detail and the ability to troubleshoot problems that arise during the course of a project. Candidates must demonstrate superior analytical, organizational, and interpersonal and communication skills. Candidates exhibiting significant levels of experience in planning, project management, and support to advisory and policy committees are preferred.
This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Planning, Public Administration, Public Policy, Environmental Science or related field and a minimum five years of related work experience. The salary range will be negotiated depending on qualifications and experience.
The Township offers a comprehensive benefits package. A detailed job description with minimum requirements can be found online at:
Van Buren Charter Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Submit cover letter, resume and salary history to: Township Supervisor – Charter Township of Van Buren – 46425 Tyler Road, Belleville, Michigan 48111, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications accepted until April 21, 2013.