Community Development Director - Dumfries, VA

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Date Posted     May 15, 2017
City / Organization     Dumfries, VA


The Town of Dumfries, VA seeks a new Community Development Director

The Town of Dumfries, VA, located 27 miles south of Washington D.C., is committed to promoting a diverse and progressive community and to positioning their community as the “Place of Choice” for businesses.

The Community Development Director oversees the day-to-day operations and administration of the Town’s planning programs and activities. The Director serves as Zoning Administrator and performs technical, administrative, and research tasks associated with planning, zoning, and land-use matters, zoning code and comprehensive plan amendments, and ensures development plans and opportunities are complying with the Town’s Comprehensive Plan zoning code and land development standards.

The successful candidate will hold a bachelor’s degree with course work in urban planning or related fields; supplemented by three (3) years of experience in planning, zoning and land use administration; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Candidates must have knowledge of principles, practices and techniques of modern land use planning and zoning and of municipal planning and land-use issues.

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Dumfries, VA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of its workforce!