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Director of Unicorporated Area Services

County of Dallas, TX

Jan 26 2017
Open until filled
$68,812 - $85,884
Reference #
Job Function
Other Department Head/Director

Full Time

Related Topics

Economic Development
Job Location

411 Elm Street, Dallas Texas 75202






501 Main St Ste 103
Dallas , TX 75202-5705

Form of Govt

Commission (County)

Manages the process and staff for the review and consideration of permit requests associated with County’s various unincorporated area regulations (e.g.,—subdivision, floodplain, residential, outdoor businesses, etc.) Liaises with other County departments as needed on common issues/projects. Monitors conditions within the unincorporated areas. Monitors compliance with approved permits and current County regulations. Tracks and assesses the location and frequency of code violations and permit requests. Monitors and assesses the implementation of the County’s unincorporated area strategy. Regularly interacts with cities that border unincorporated areas, develops (consistent with State law and County priorities) agreements with cities which determine how development within the extra-territorial area is to be regulated, and identifies how annexation might be encouraged. Establishes goals, priorities, and workload measures for department; evaluates the performance of department’s various functions and activities. Prepares and manages departmental budget, and oversees its purchases and expenditures. Develops new/revised policies, procedures, strategies, and/or programs. Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements: Education and experience equivalent to a Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university in Public Administration, Urban Planning, or in a job-related field of study. Four (4) years of work-related experience in planning, public administration/management, or community development. Strong communication and interpersonal skills, background in developing processes, program management, project evaluation, and project coordination. Must possess a valid Texas Drivers License and good driving record. Will be required to provide a copy of 10-year driving history. Must maintain a good driving record and remain in compliance with Article II, Subdivision II of Chapter 90 of the Dallas County Code. Standard office environment.

Dallas County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

An extensive pre-employment background investigation will be conducted on all applicants who have been offered positions with Dallas County. A criminal history will not automatically disqualify an applicant unless applicable law requires such action.

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