Planning Director

$95,500 - $105,000 yearly
  • City of Bloomington
  • Jul 31, 2020
Full time Government

Job Description

Progressive mayor, in year 1 of a second 4-year term, seeks an innovative and experienced Planning Director. This individual leads all city planning department operations including a staff of 15. Creative approaches to grow community quality of life, sustainability, and equity are desired. The Director will administer the City’s comprehensive plan, coordinate responses to planning and zoning inquiries under local, state, and federal laws, rules and guidelines; oversee the Board of Zoning Appeals and Plan Commission boards, supervise public relations for the department including frequent civic and neighborhood meetings, coordinate with other city departments, and bring vision for a progressive city’s future. The Director should demonstrate excellent communication skills, thorough knowledge of and ability to administer planning efforts, follow legal codes, ordinances, manuals and state and federal guidelines and standardized accounting procedures and compliance regulations. Five years or more experience in the planning field, with at least three years supervisory experience, American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification preferred. Salary: $95,500 - $105,000, negotiable. Apply online at or send cover letter and resume to Posting closes at 5pm on August 21st. EOE