Director of Planning & Codes Employment Opportunity

The Town of Denton is seeking applications for the Director of Planning and Codes. The Director plans for and implements planning and zoning related ordinances, assists in coordinating grant projects. The Director is responsible for a full range of supervisory, managerial, and professional activities associated with the daily operations of the Department to include, in part, all matters related to planning, land use, zoning, and building code enforcement in the Town as well as supervising all staff and resources of the Department. The successful candidate must possess a Bachelor’s degree in public or business administration, planning, building construction or related fields with at least three years of professional management experience in planning, and at a management level supervisory capacity. HS Diploma/GED maybe substituted as further defined in the class specification. The incumbent should possess knowledge of the principles of local, state and federal planning, and building trade programs; the principles of zoning and subdivision; public relations; municipal budgeting; experience with GIS; and business principles as well as possess a strong working knowledge of applicable local, state and federal laws, ordinances, policies, and regulations relating to the activities and responsibilities of the Department.
Click here for a detailed Job Specification and Application Form, also available at the Town Hall.
Salary range $55,138 – $81,090.
Interested persons should send a resume and application to the Town of Denton, Attention Town Administrator, 4 North Second Street, Denton, Maryland 21629. The position is open until filled but applicants are encouraged to apply by November 30, 2016.