Community Development Director

City of Altus, OK

Job Details

  • Job Function: Planning Director
  • Salary: DOE
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 19,813
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  • Where: 509 S MAIN STREET, ALTUS, OK 73521
  • Form of Government: Council-Manager

Post Date: Jan 31 2018


Community Development Director
City of Altus, Oklahoma

The City of Altus seeks to hire a creative and visionary leader to serve as its next Community Development Director. As Director, you will deliver planning, inspection, assessing and development services in a manner that balances the need for speed, accuracy, safety, public input/reflection, customer service, and innovation. You will bring new programs and ideas to improve community interactions and neighborhood services in order to advance the City’s vision.

In addition, you will be supervising 3 to 5 employees. You will be actively involved in various civic meetings such as Planning Commission, Board of Adjustment, and City Council meetings. You will be working under the guidance and direction of the City Manager.

City of Altus (population 19,214) is a full-service local government organization with approximately 215 full-time employees. City of Altus provides the following utilities to most its residents: water, sewer, sanitation, and electricity.

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in community development, urban or land-use planning, public or business administration preferred; however years of experience may be substituted for education preferences; 3 to 5 years’ experience in community or planning development, urban or land-use planning preferred; Previous supervisory experience preferred.

Typical working hours: Monday to Friday 8 am to 5 pm; including some evening meetings
Salary: DOE (Depends on Experience)
FLSA Status: Exempt