The Mayor seeks a Planning Director for the City of Pittsburgh. He/She will direct and implement the city’s planning efforts to benefit all residents across 90 neighborhoods. The Department (“Planning”) establishes and sustains an orderly and consistent approach to land use that incorporates sustainability, city design, resilience, equity, and opportunity into ongoing practice and long-range planning. Planning works with communities, civic organizations, and public entities.
The successful candidate will be able to react and adjust quickly to changing conditions and addressing civic issues. There is a strong demand for high-quality, organized and repeatable results. Responsibilities are broad in scope, encompassing a wide variety of activities requiring rapid shifts in priorities.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. Master's degree in urban planning, public administration or a related field preferred. Eight year minimum of progressively responsible planning experience. Four years supervisory experience is preferred. AICP Certification required, or ability to obtain within one year.