Planning Division Manager
The Loudoun County, Virginia Department of Planning & Zoning is seeking an experienced professional to manage the Community Planning Division in a large and expanding multifaceted jurisdiction that is leading growth in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. This position oversees long-range planners in the implementation of the County’s Comprehensive Plan, which includes drafting new small area plans and redevelopment strategies, reviewing land use applications for consistency with plan policy, managing plan amendments, and conducting community outreach. The Planning Division Manager also oversees historic preservation planning specialists who administer the County’s historic and cultural conservation districts, support the Heritage Commission and Historic District Review Committee, and implement the Heritage Preservation Plan and Historic Guidelines. The ideal candidate will provide leadership in policy development and interpretation, and is part of the planning team that will guide the evolution of walkable urban places near the County’s metro stations. This position serves as the main staff contact on the Comprehensive Plan, which involves providing analysis and recommendations to the Director, County Administration, County Attorney, Planning Commission, and Board of Supervisors.