Planning Manager

City of Cedar Park

Cedar Park, TX

Experience Level: Senior

AICP Certification: AICP Preferred

Salary: $77,748.63- $111, 882.17/annually

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The City of Cedar Park has an exciting opportunity for people seeking to further their careers in city planning and development by leading, mentoring and supporting the Planning team.

With over 83,000 residents, imminent major employers, destination retail and entertainment centers, and interesting redevelopment sites, Cedar Park is in search of interested candidates that want to apply their experience and lead one of the teams responsible for facilitating how the city continues to shape its future.

The City offers flexible schedules, telework opportunities, and a competitive benefits package, which you can learn more about at

In this role, the Planning Manager will lead the Planning Team responsible for facilitating the entitlement and development review process within the City’s planning area, as well as supervise and participate in advanced, highly-complex professional planning activities.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Overall management of division-related planning issues and personnel.
  • Serving as the staff liaison to the Planning and Zoning Commission.  
  • Advises the Council, boards, and commissions on planning-related matters.
  • Administers the City’s Comprehensive Plan.

Acceptable Experience, Training, Certifications and Licenses

  • A Bachelor's Degree in planning or a closely related field, plus five (5) to seven (7) years of increasingly responsible experience in the planning profession, including two (2) years in a supervisory position; or
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

You have a highly specialized skill set, technical tools and training that allow you to be the best at what you do.  You take pride in helping others, no matter the situation.  But you yearn for more.  You need a new challenge.  So bring your skills and expertise to the City of Cedar Park! 

The work isn't easy.  It's often challenging.  And at the end of the day, you'll know you are a part of something bigger than yourself.  Join us today!

Posted February 22, 2023, 1:45 PM PST

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