Planning Manager I – Community Plans | Nashville, TN


The Planning Manager 1 – Community Plans position will work closely with the Community Plans team, Executive Director, and Deputy Director to provide vision, guidance, and technical expertise on community and small area plans throughout the county. The Community Plans section oversees and coordinates Metro Nashville-Davidson County’s General Plan – NashvilleNext, its 14 Community Plans, and the Major and Collector Street Plan with a focus on sustainable planning and a regional perspective. The position will perform and coordinate professional level work and include supervisory duties. 

A few of the candidate’s responsibilities will include:

• Supervises activities of professional, technical, and clerical staff, including assigning projects to individuals and teams of planners, monitoring progress on projects, evaluating employee performance, and counseling employees as needed.
• Develops recommendations regarding current physical, social, economic, and community development and related areas of the General Plan for Metropolitan Nashville.
• Updates the General Plan, land-use, zoning, transportation, and/or housing studies as assigned.

Job Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Planning, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Civil Engineering, or a related field, from an accredited college or university and ten (10) years of related experience, or a Master’s degree in Planning, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Civil Engineering, or a related field from an accredited college or university, and seven (7) years of related experience

Salary & Benefits

The Planning Manager 1 position will be filled as a contract position (non-civil service) with an annual salary range starting at $94,250 along with excellent health, dental and retirement benefits, and competitive paid vacation time, paid sick leave, and paid holidays. The Planning Department currently works a 3/2 hybrid workweek.

How to Apply

Qualified applicants should send (preferably via email) a letter of interest and resume to:
Randi Semrick at Additional information can be found here.

Deadline to apply is 10/28/2023.