Director of Planning

Township of East Whiteland, PA

Job Details

  • Job Function: Planning Director; Administrative Services Director
  • Salary: $90,000 - $98,000.
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 10,650
  • Website:
  • Where: 209 Conestoga Rdn , Frazer, PA
  • Form of Government: Council-Manager

Post Date: Feb 1 2018

Send resume with cover letter to HR 209 Conestoga Road Frazer, PA 19355 or via email to EOE/M/F/D/V


Director of Planning & Development - East Whiteland Township (pop 11,517) located in the middle of Great Valley in east-central Chester County, is about 25 miles west of central Philadelphia, well known as a vibrant and affluent residential community. The Township operates under the council/manager form of government; position is a member of the Township’s senior leadership team, a working Department Head, reports to the Township Manager. EWT seeks a qualified individual to supervise and enforce sound land use and effective community planning of the Township's social, economic and natural resources. Duties include planning, directing and coordinating day to day Planning & Development Department activities, reviewing land use applications, assisting with comprehensive planning studies, recommending land use regulations, overseeing GIS implementation and use, and serving as staff liaison to the Planning Commission, Historic Commission and other advisory committees. This position also has the responsibility for making difficult land use decisions. The work requires that the employee have thorough knowledge, skill and ability in municipal planning, land use, open space conservation and subdivision development.
Must possess excellent oral, written, interpersonal and strong public presentation skills along with a valid automotive driver’s license. Requires a bachelor’s degree in regional planning, landscape architecture, public administration or a related field, plus 5 years of progressively responsible experience in municipal planning, including two years of supervisory experience. Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of municipal planning with considerable knowledge of the state and local ordinances, statutes and regulations on planning, and other land use regulations along with the Pennsylvania Municipal Planning Code (MPC). Salary in the mid to high $90,000 range, DOQ, plus excellent benefit package. For more info please visit EWT Website at: Send resume with cover letter to HR 209 Conestoga Road Frazer, PA 19355 or via email to EOE/M/F/D/V

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