City of Cleveland TN (population approximately 50,000) is a fast-growing city near Chattanooga, seeking an experienced Planning Director to coordinate its overall land use and development programs for both current and long-range planning activities. Home to a mid-sized university, strong industrial footprint, substantial residential and commercial development pressure, and redevelopment opportunities. Duties include reviews and coordination of small area plans, site plans, subdivisions, rezoning requests, preparing and presenting reports to the City Council, Planning Commission, Board of Zoning Appeals and other community groups; assisting in ordinance and policy creation and amendments; and issuing commercial and residential permits. Graduation from an accredited university with 6 years community planning, or comparable work, and possession of AICP certification is required. Master's degree preferred. Strong writing and presentation skills required with working knowledge of technology, Excel and GIS software required. Salary DOE plus strong benefits and retirement packages. Submit resume and cover letter to Kim Miller (Human Resources) at Kimmiller@clevelandtn.gov. Position will be open until filled. First review of applications will begin on November 6th, 2020. The City of Cleveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.