Deputy Director - Long Range & Strategic Planning
City of Alexandria Department of Planning & Zoning
|Job at a Glance|
|Job Level||Executive (10+ years)|
|Salary Range||$81,261.04 - $130,570.00|
On the Potomac River a short distance from Washington, DC, Alexandria has a rich and diverse architectural and cultural heritage. The city is experiencing steady long-term growth as well as new and diverse populations. We have a track record for cutting edge planning practices, creating new communities proximate to transit and other amenities, maximizing developer contributions and benefits, communicating with the community and creating a sense of place.
This position requires independent professional judgment to assist the Planning Director in leading and coordinating the strategic and long-range planning efforts within the Department, focused on the community planning and geographic information systems programs. This position will manage and coordinate projects, consultants and inter-departmental teams.. Experience in integrating GIS with land use; urban design; affordable housing; multi-modal transportation systems; and green building/green sites is desirable.
Minimum & Additional Requirements:
Master's Degree; at least eight years experience at the division chief or comparable managerial level; either in a supervisory or project management role or both and at least five years in a supervisory role; has been the lead on complex projects involving multiple staff; agencies, and interests; considerable experience writing about, analyzing, presenting on planning issues.
Master's Degree in planning; at least 10 years experience, including five years supervisory. Minimum of two years experience working in neighborhood or comprehensive planning processes in a local government; strong analytical, written and oral communications skills. Superior public presentation skills and economic development experience.
This position requires a successful completion of pre-employment Criminal History Record Check.
To apply for this position, please go to www.alexandriava.gov/jobs to submit an application.
Deadline: October 7, 2013
|Postal Address||301 King Street, Room 2100
Alexandria, VA 22314