Deputy Director of Planning | Mobile, AL

City of Mobile
Mobile, Alabama

The City of Mobile is seeking an experienced professional to serve as the Deputy Director of Planning. This position performs complex professional and administrative work overseeing land use planning activities for the Mobile area.

The Deputy Director position is the lead for the Planning & Zoning Division and work is performed under the general direction of the Executive Director of Build Mobile. Supervision is exercised over all staff within the division. The Deputy Director represents the division at Planning Commission, Board of Adjustment and City Council public hearings.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualification Requirements:
Attainment of a minimum of a bachelor’s degree from a recognized college or university in urban/regional planning, urban design, architecture or a closely related field, preferably supplemented by a master’s degree in urban/regional planning, and a minimum of three years administrative experience in municipal planning, long-range planning, land use development or comprehensive plan implementation; or a combination of education and experience equivalent to these requirements.

Special Requirement:
Must possess a valid driver’s license from state of residence.

Physical Requirements:
Ability to exert physical effort in sedentary to light work, which may involve some walking, standing, lifting, carrying, pushing, or pulling of objects and materials.

Ability to travel to different office and outdoor locations to plan, oversee, research, and participate in zoning, urban design, land use planning, historic preservation, and current and long-range planning activities.

Salary & Benefits

$71,516 – $114,329 DOQ.

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