Director of Planning and Zoning Administrator
Village of Oregon
Oregon, WI United States
The Village of Oregon (population 10,078) located in the southern half of Dane County, approximately 7 miles south of Madison, is seeking applications for the newly created position of Director of Planning & Zoning Administrator. Under the general direction of the Village Administrator, the person filling the position will perform professional and administrative duties related to managing the Department of Planning & Zoning including planning, zoning, economic development and redevelopment activity.
Principal duties would include monitoring and implementing the Village’s comprehensive plan; overseeing the enforcement of the Village’s Municipal Code related to Zoning; reviewing and making recommendations on rezonings, conditional uses, subdivision plats, certified survey maps and site plans; assisting in the planning for and creation of tax increment financing districts and the establishment of a new Business Park; and preparing grant applications and administering grant programs.
Minimum education and experience for the position is a Bachelor’s Degree in planning or economic development; master’s degree preferred. Five years’ experience in a related field. Member of the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) and Economic Development Finance Professional Certification is highly desired. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. A valid Driver’s License is also required. Starting salary range: $72,000 - $80,000 (DOQ).
The Village offers a full benefit package including participation in the Wisconsin Retirement System and local government health insurance programs.
Applicants interested should submit the following: cover letter, resume, completed Village of Oregon application, personal references and desired compensation to Mike Gracz, Village Administrator 117 Spring St., Oregon, WI 53575 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The deadline for applications is 4:30 p.m. on January 21, 2019. Please see >www.vil.oregon.wi.us for additional information and a full job description. The Village of Oregon is an equal opportunity employer.