Director of Community Development
The Town of Farmville is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Director of Community Development.
This position will perform complex professional and administrative work to oversee planning & zoning, surveying, building inspections, GIS, Farmville Area Bus, and Farmville Regional Airport. The Director of Community Development will coordinate, organize, direct, and integrate the Town’s planning and building programs and services, and is responsible for ensuring community compliance with building and zoning regulations. This position will also oversee multiple boards and commissions and provide oversight of the Town’s long-range planning and current planning processes. Extensive leeway is granted for the exercise of independent judgment and initiative. This position will supervise the Town Planner, Building Inspector, and other administrative staff.
Qualified candidates will have a minimum of five (5) years of experience as a planner/zoning administrator and some experience in economic development. A bachelor’s Degree in a related field. Certifications from the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) Certification and Certified Zoning Administrator designation preferred.
The salary for this position is dependent upon qualifications. Please send your salary requirements with your resume and town application for consideration.
In addition to a competitive salary, the Town of Farmville offers an excellent benefits package that includes health, dental, and vision insurance, VRS retirement, employer paid life and short-term disability insurance, state paid holidays, and generous paid time off.
Interested applicants are required to complete the Town of Farmville Application for Employment which may be found at farmvilleva.com under the Departments tab, Employment Opportunities. Completed applications can be emailed using the link on our website, or dropped off/ mailed to the Town Office at 116 N Main Street, Farmville, VA 23901. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
The Town of Farmville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.