Director of Community and Neighborhood Services

City of Holland, MI

The City of Holland, Michigan is a vibrant community in a beautiful lakefront setting. It is a world-class city with a small-town feel, making it one of the best places to live, work and vacation. Holland has been recognized by Forbes Magazine and Money Magazine as one of the safest and most beautiful places in the U.S. and was voted as the “Second Happiest and Healthiest Places to Live in America” by Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index. In 2015, Holland landed the number three spot on the list as one of the “10 Best Cities for Families”.

We are seeking an effective and visionary leader for our diverse Community and Neighborhood Services team who will continue the economic development success for our community’s future. This is a key position on the City’s Leadership Team working closely with the City Manager. We desire an influential candidate who can continue fostering a positive organizational culture. The successful candidate will lead the implementation of several key development projects in the coming years. Please see below for the general position description. Visit our website at for the full job description, list of qualifications, and to apply.

The City of Holland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Director of Community and Neighborhood Services

PAY RANGE: $108,472/yr. - $130,208/yr.

REPORTS TO: City Manager

JOB SUMMARY: Under the general direction of the City Manager, this position is responsible for creating a dynamic and innovative environment for protecting and promoting the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of Holland and its visitors according to City’s plans, policies, and strategies. This is accomplished by overseeing the day-to-day management of the Department of Community and Neighborhood Services which is comprised of eighteen full time employees and two part time employees covering approximately the following city functions: Comprehensive and Current Planning, Development Reviews, Construction Inspection Services, Zoning, Rental Housing Inspection Services, General Code Enforcement, Neighborhood and Home Improvement Programs, Economic Development, Sustainability and Solid Waste/Recycling Programs. This work includes directing the orderly planning for the economic and residential growth and redevelopment of the City; directing the drafting and enforcement of City ordinances; and planning the orderly maintenance of the City’s environmental services and inspections, all while removing barriers to success.

How to Apply

Application Deadline
Please visit our website for the full job description, list of qualifications, and to apply.

Job Details

Job Function
Other, Department Head/Director
Position Type
Full Time

City of Holland


270 S River Ave
Holland, MI 49423-3230
United States

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