Development Director

$126,734 - $161,928 yearly
  • City of Wauwatosa
  • Hybrid (Wauwatosa, WI, USA)
  • May 03, 2024
Full time Building & Zoning Community Development Economic Development Housing Planning

Job Description

The Development Director plays a key role in advancing the City of Wauwatosa’s mission and vision by overseeing the strategic and day-to-day operations of the Development Department. The Development Director is responsible for leading community and economic development initiatives and negotiating complex public and private real estate and economic development deals. The Development Director is a highly visible management position providing leadership, direction and general oversight of the Development Department, comprehensive planning, zoning, development and redevelopment, economic development, building and safety, code enforcement and housing activities. The work involves significant community engagement and public involvement with elected officials, residents, businesses, neighborhood groups, developers and other city departments.

Please see our recruitment brochure for more details on the position and the City of Wauwatosa.

The starting pay for this position ranges from ($126,734 to $161,928 annually), depending on experience and qualifications. This is complemented by an excellent benefits package, a robust wellness program, an on-site fitness center, a free workplace clinic, paid parental leave, generous paid holidays and vacation, a pension plan, volunteer time off, a flexible workplace environment and the opportunity to work with dedicated professionals who have a passion for public service. (Click the Benefits tab to find out more!)