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Community and Economic Development Director - City of Perry, Perry, IA

Description:

The City of Perry is seeking a creative, forward-thinking individual to fill the role of Community and Economic Development Director. This newly created, full-time position will oversee all aspects of the Community and Economic Development Department.

Primary Responsibility:

This is a senior executive level position that serves as the Department Head for the Community & Economic Development Department. Accordingly, the position is responsible for and coordinates the operations and activities of the department, which includes:
• Oversight of all development within the City
• Oversight and implementation of the City’s Comprehensive Plan
• Oversight of the City’s Community and Economic Development Action Plan
• Oversight and enforcement of the City’s subdivision, zoning, building and other land use and development codes
• Enforcement of the City’s property maintenance codes
• Oversight of permitting for residential, commercial and other types of construction
• Act as the Planning and Zoning Administrator

Base pay range: $62,000-$68,000, depending on qualifications.

Full Job Posting can be found at http://www.perryia.org/employment-opportunities.html.

Cover letter and resume can be sent to the attention of Sven Peterson, City Administrator. E-mail: sven.peterson@perryia.org,
or mail: Sven Peterson, City Administrator, Perry City Hall, 1102 Willis Ave P.O. Box 545, Perry, Iowa, 50220.
Resumes will be accepted through March 1st, 2019.


The City of Perry, Iowa is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in planning, architecture, landscape architecture, engineering, environmental studies, sustainability, urban geography, public administration or similarly related field.
• Five (5) years of related work experience. Supervisory and/or administration experience; may consider other field related experience.
• Ability to express ideas effectively, verbally and in writing and to prepare comprehensive records and reports.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other officials, civic organizations, employees and the general public.
• Comprehensive knowledge of the advanced principals and accepted practices of municipal planning and zoning activities and recent developments in the field of urban planning.
• Valid driver’s license and good driving record.
• Subject to a post-offer drug and alcohol screening and background check. 

Job Type:
Full-time
Location:
Perry, Iowa
Compensation:

Base pay range: $62,000-$68,000, depending on qualifications. 

Education:
Bachelor’s degree
How to Apply:

Cover letter and resume can be sent to the attention of Sven Peterson, City Administrator. E-mail: sven.peterson@perryia.org,
or mail: Sven Peterson, City Administrator, Perry City Hall, 1102 Willis Ave P.O. Box 545, Perry, Iowa, 50220.
Resumes will be accepted through March 1st, 2019. 

Date Posted:
2/8/2019
Email:
sven.peterson@perryia.org
Phone:
515-418-8239
Contact:
Sven Peterson
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