Development Services Director

City of Johnson City, Tennessee
City of Johnson City, TN
United States
Professional Areas: 
Community Development
Transportation Planning
Zoning Administration
Experience Level: 
AICP Certification: 
Not required
72,000 - 116,000 + Benefits Package

City of Johnson City, Tennessee, with a population of 65,000, is the fourth largest city in Tennessee, invites résumés and applications for the position of Development Services Director. The Director will be responsible for the overall department direction, efficient management and coordination of the City’s municipal planning, community development, zoning administration and building code functions. The Department is comprised of 21 employees who are organized into four (4) divisions: Planning, Codes, Community Development, and the Metropolitan Transportation Planning Organization.  The annual operating budget of Development Services in FY 2018 is $1.6 million.

Successful candidates will hold a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university. A master’s degree and AICP professional certification designation are preferred. Applicants should have a minimum of eight years related experience and/or training in planning; or an equivalent combination of education and experience including considerable management experience. 


The starting salary range for this position is from $72,000 - $116,000 and is based on the candidate’s qualifications and experience. The City also offers a competitive benefits package.

Qualified candidates should submit their cover letter and resume online by visiting our website at This position is open until filled; however, the first review of applications will take place on July 17, 2018.   Following this date, applications will be screened against criteria outlined in this brochure. The City will then review recommended candidates who most closely meet the established criteria. For more information, please contact Patty Heminover at or by calling (651) 968-7841 or Chuck Rohre at or by calling (214) 466-2436.

The City of Johnson City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Published on:
June 20, 2018 - 2:57pm
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