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Planning & Zoning Director (Full Time) - Planning & Zoning

Douglas County Government
Job Description
If you already have an active application on file DO NOT submit another paper application.  Email and make a request to have your application submitted for the position you are interested in.
How to Submit Applications:
  • Faxes are not accepted
  • E-mail the application and any required documents to
  • or mail to:Douglas County Human Resources
8700 Hospital Drive Douglasville, GA 30134
Applications can be downloaded at our website:  Under “Hot Spots”, click on Personnel/HR.  The Application for Employment link is on the right hand side of the Human Resources webpage under “Downloadable Documents”. 

Planning and Zoning
Planning and Zoning Director                    
Full Time
This is administrative, professional, and managerial work responsible for directing the operations of the Planning and Zoning Department. Work includes reviewing and presenting comprehensive analytical reports to the Planning & Zoning Board and County Commission. The major functions of this position include: administration of the department, maintenance of the county’s comprehensive land use plan, subdivision and site plan review, code enforcement, short and long range planning, and demographic and statistical compilation. Work also includes making recommendations regarding the county’s planning and development policies and ordinances; and providing staff support to the Planning & Zoning Board and other boards, commissions, committees, or task forces as needed.
  • Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college or university with major in city planning, urban affairs, or other related discipline   
    • Preferred – Master’s Degree
    • Preferred – American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certified
  • Minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in urban or regional planning and/or zoning
    • Minimum of two years of which were performed in a supervisory capacity
  • Minimum 21 years of age
  • Must have and maintain a valid United States Driver's License (Class C),a satisfactory motor vehicle record (MVR) and the ability and willingness to drive a county vehicle; if assigned job duties require the use of a vehicle
Employment is contingent on passing a mandatory Physical/Drug Screen/MVR and Background Investigation.
Salary range:  $62,500.00 - $73,500.00 This is a contract position and the salary is based on experience and qualifications, plus full benefits package   
Resumes may be attached, but a resume without a completed application will not be considered.
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