Community Development Director
City of Mora
Mora, MN United States
The Community Development Director is responsible for the City’s land use, planning and development programs and services in addition to providing appropriate protection of the City of Mora’s natural resources and the preservation of the community’s unique character. As department head, you will develop policy, program planning, budget management, coordinate CIP projects, evaluate complex community development issues, planning problems, and provide resolutions through alternative solutions. This is a supervisory position and oversees the Building Official.
The Community Development Director develops, implements, and monitors long-term plans, goals and objectives to achieve the City’s mission and City Council priorities. The Community Development Director interprets, explains and applies local, state, and federal regulations governing land use activities and prepares new city ordinances and amendments to existing ordinances, municipal code and the Comprehensive Plan.
The Community Development Director represents the City and department at Planning Commission, EDA, Airport Advisory Board and City Council meetings. Monitors national and state-wide developments in planning, economic and community development matters; evaluates their impact on City programs and operations; implements departmental process improvement where warranted; represents the City in regional conferences and other forums.
Bachelor’s degree in City or Regional Planning, Public Administration, or a related field, plus three (3) or more years progressively responsible management and administrative related experience in municipal planning and development; or
an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the essentail functions of the position.
Supervisory experience required.
Must have extensive knowledge of theory, principles, practices and techniques of community development planning, building inspection, code enforcement, economic development, and related community development services.
This is an exciting opportunity for an individual to assist a growing community in planning its future and making a long-term commitment to the community!