Planning Manager/Planning Director

City of Hutto, TX
Hutto, TX
United States
Experience Level: 
AICP Certification: 

Description: PLANNING MANAGER/PLANNING DIRECTOR develops plans and implements programs that affect the achievement of strategic annual objectives.

  • Prepares analysis, documents and processes for current, short- and long-range planning projects related to land use and development ordinances, annexations, transportation, and other plans as directed.
  • Clearly communicate technical and policy information, both orally and in writing, to a variety of audiences, including staff, City Council, boards and commission, and the general public.
  • Solve problems and negotiate with multiple groups and individuals.
  • Works closely with Executive Director Business & Development Services on long range and strategic planning for the department as well as directs and coordinates the work plan for the Planning Department. 
  • Ability to identify opportunities for increased efficiency, and implement these improvements in a timely manner.
  • Manages the City’s historic preservation program and projects; serves as the primary staff liaison to the Historic Preservation Commission.
  • Promotes effective customer relationship development and management to include citizen relationships, as well as internal staff relationships. Works directly with developers, engineers, property owners, etc. on proposed projects.
  • Reviews reports and make recommendations on zoning change requests and provide analysis and recommendations to the Planning Director and/or Executive Director Business & Development Services.
  • Prepare responses regarding state statutes, city codes, state law, and other regulations providing supporting materials as required.
  • Assists with preparation and revisions of any and all annexation plan in accordance with state law, the city charter, and city council resolution.
  • Collaborates with and acts as a liaison with other departments on planning and development issues.
  • Acts as Department representative at the Capital Area Regional Transportation Planning Organization (CARTPO), Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO) and other meetings as directed.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of eight (8) years of progressively responsible planning experience is required. 
  • A minimum of three (3) years of supervisory experience is desirable, preferably in municipal government. 
  • Certification: American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) Certification


  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 5 years of experience in city planning. 
  • A minimum of one (1) year of supervisory experience is desirable, preferably in municipal government. 
  • Certification: American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) Certification

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Published on:
April 19, 2018 - 9:32am
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