Director of Planning & Building Services


Job Details

  • Job Function: Planning Director
  • Salary: $107,246 - $124,372.
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 21,500
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  • Form of Government: County Council-Administrator/Manager


Teton County is seeking a candidate who will be a responsive and service-oriented professional, providing exceptional leadership and expertise in the management and oversight of the various department operations. Under administrative direction from the Commissioners’ Administrator, this position works closely with the Board of County Commissioners. In addition, the position works collaboratively with the Town of Jackson Planning Director on areas of mutual focus, including Long-Range Planning and Transportation Planning. This position also requires significant interaction with the County Attorney’s Office, the Planning Commission, and the community.

Complex, land use considerations are a significant focus in this position. A successful candidate will demonstrate technical competence, vision, consistent follow through, political astuteness, and the ability to provide impartial, well-founded recommendations. Internal to the department, the expectation is to provide strong leadership and administrative management, while mentoring and developing staff.

The successful applicant is able to strike a fair balance between the public interest (such as the preservation of the unique character of the County) and private property rights.
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