Current Planning Manager

City of Baytown

Baytown, TX

Experience Level: Mid-Level

AICP Certification: AICP Preferred

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Does land development, annexation studies, zoning amendments, complex projects, GIS maps, managing a great staff, and growing community catch your attention?  Read on!

Home to approximately 82,000 residents, The City of Baytown, Texas, is a full-service municipal government situated on the north side of Galveston Bay.  We are seeking an individual who experienced in and passionate about planning to join our Planning and Community Development team as Current Planning Manager.

The Current Planning Manager coordinates and conducts review and processing of land development applications, such as zoning map amendments, planned unit developments, annexations, subdivision plats and new commercial developments. Directs and supervises work performed by planners and support staff.  Researches, prepares and carries out comprehensive, professional activities related to special studies, neighborhood plans, and zoning text amendments.  Leads land use, demographic and economic data gathering, research and analysis, and other special projects as assigned.   Participates in the more challenging and complex projects in the development review process by acting as case manager and/or by coordinating with applicants and city departments, especially the Building Services Division and Engineering Department. Prepares written and oral reports and recommendations to City Council, Planning and Zoning Commission, and Board of Adjustment.

Minimum requirements:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in City Planning or a related field from an accredited college or university.
  2. Five years of professional planning experience.  
  3. Experience with ArcMap.
  4. Ability to obtain AICP within a year of employment.
  5. Prior supervisory experience.
  6. Valid State of Texas Driver’s License with acceptable driving record.


Posted August 11, 2021, 9:29 AM PDT

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