Director of Planning and Development Services
City of Tucson, AZ

City of Tucson is seeking a Director of Planning and Development Services. The Director plans, organizes, and coordinates all programs, functions, and activities of the Planning & Development Services Department to fulfill zoning, rezoning, and sign code administration; plans review; field inspection; neighborhood services; and current and long-range planning services of the City. The ideal candidate will be an effective communicator with critical thinking skills and good judgment who will thrive in a fast-paced environment where expectations are high, and creativity is valued. The successful candidate will have proven track record of successful professional leadership and be able to effectively cultivate and maintain cooperative working relationships within the organization and the community. The ideal candidate must have excellent critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills, and outstanding oral and written communication skills. A background of leadership in a public sector organization or applicable leadership experience in the private sector is desired. Strong technical knowledge and planning skills, a willingness to invest in staff development and community relationships, and a passion for the work are helpful.


Location: Tucson, Arizona
Salary: Based on Experience and Qualifications
Final filing date: Open Until Filled

Please make sure to have your Resume, Cover Letter, and List of References ready for upload before you start the application process. One combined document that includes all three items is preferred.