Development Services Director - Newton, GA

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Date Posted     April 12, 2017
City / Organization     Newton County, GA


The Newton County Board of Commissioners in Covington, Georgia is seeking candidates for the Development Services Director position. The Development Services Director performs work of extensive complexity in directing the multi-division Development Services Department. This position is responsible for directing the work of managerial, professional, technical and administrative staff in work associated with land use planning, zoning, land development, development permitting and inspection, building permitting and inspection, codes enforcement, and business licenses.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Qualified applicants must possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Planning, Public Administration, Business Administration, Engineering or other related field. Qualified applicants must also possess a minimum of seven years of progressively responsible related experience. AICP certification is preferred.

Final candidates must successfully pass the pre-employment process that includes a thorough background investigation, verification of prior employment and educational history and driving history.

Please do not send résumés in lieu of a completed application. A Newton County Employment Application MUST BE RECEIVED at 1113 Usher Street Covington, GA 30014 for consideration. Applications are available in our office, via our website @ or by applying online. We will contact by phone or mail only those applicants whose qualifications meet our minimum requirements and are selected to move forward in the process. We comply with the Drug Free Workplace Guidelines. Equal Opportunity Employer