Assistant Director - Planning & Development Services

City of Baytown

Baytown, TX

Experience Level: Mid-Level

AICP Certification: AICP Preferred

Salary: $88,878 - $115,544 Annually (with $5,000 signing bonus)

Apply Now

Join a team where your experience and creativity will be valued, where vision and imagination are brought to life, and where your contributions will make a difference in the lives of others. Our team of planning professionals enjoys a relaxed work environment and flexible scheduling, with the resources to turn visions into realities.

Find your place with the City of Baytown as the next 

Assistant Director of Planning & Development Services.

Relocation reimbursement up to $2,000 in addition to $5,000 Signing Bonus.

Full Benefits Package Including:

  • Paid holiday, vacation & sick leave to support your work/life balance
  • Insurance options
  • Free employee clinic for medical coverage participants
  • TMRS retirement with 14% City contribution
  • Mental health and financial education benefits
  • And much more!

Baytown is a growing community with a population of approximately 82,000 situated on the north side of Galveston Bay. As a full-service municipal government our purpose is simple – Together we enrich lives and build community.  

To learn more about this opportunity and the City of Baytown visit us at

Qualified candidates will possess the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or institution in Planning, Public Administration, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Urban Design or a related field.
  • Five years related experience in a professional level Planning role.  
  • Demonstrated prior supervisory experience. 
  • AICP certification or must obtain within 12 months of date in position.
  • Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record (must obtain TX driver’s license within 90 days). 

AICP Certification, prior municipal government experience, and prior experience as an assistant department head are a plus.

Posted April 25, 2023, 3:29 PM PDT

Find your next career opportunity in planning and urban design.

Planetizen Courses logo

Planetizen Courses: Online Training in Urban Planning

Access more than 250 urban planning courses on your computer, phone, or tablet. Learn today, plan for tomorrow.

View Courses

Edmonton, Canada

Planetizen AICP Exam Prep Class logo

Planetizen AICP* Exam Prep Class

88% of students who took our class passed the exam and became AICP* certified.

View Class