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Planning Department Manger - City of Decatur
Closes 1/20/21
Manager, Planning Department DEPARTMENT
055/Planning STATUS Full-time Classified Service Exempt Service* Part-time/Temporary/Seasonal SALARY RANGE*
Biweekly Minimum
Biweekly Maximum
Annual Minimum*
Annual Maximum*
*Salary may be commensurate with experience within this assigned range* ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
 This position is responsible for the management, supervision, and administration of the day-to-day operations of the Cityís planning, zoning, and urban development department.
 Trains, assigns, directs, supervises, develops, evaluates and coaches planning personnel
 Oversee the development and annual review of comprehensive plans; coordinating the selection of consultants and steering committee members and providing status reports.
 Plans, organizes and directs the activities of the Cityís planning and zoning initiatives.
 Participates in the preparation of comprehensive reports based upon careful research and study of planning challenges.
*Job description available upon request or at our website Ė MINIMUM QUALIFCATIONS
 BS degree in Urban/Regional Planning and Development, Public Administration, or other course of study related to this occupational. Masterís degree highly desirable.
 Requires ten (10) or more yearsí experience or service in a similar position.
 Requires proficiency in Microsoft office products such as Outlook, Word, Excel and Adobe; GIS highly desirable.
 Must possess a current AICP (American Institute of Certified Planners) certification, and be willing to complete seven (7) hours of Continuing Education Courses (CECís) per year and one CEC on planning every three years. Possession of a valid Driverís License.
 Residency within the Decatur city limits is highly desirable and preferred, but not required. HOW TO APPLY**
The City of Decatur is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability or any other protected status.
Employment Applications are available on our website at, or from the Human Resources Department at City Hall-2nd Floor Tower, 402 Lee St NE, Decatur, AL 35602.
Completed employment application, with current resume (if available), must be returned to the City of Decatur Human Resources Department by the posting closing date. May be delivered in person or:
Mailed to: P. O. Box 1984, Decatur, AL 35602
Emailed to:
Faxed to: (256) 341-4895
The Human Resources Department may be contacted at (256) 341-4890