Director of Community Development
City of Tamarac
|Job at a Glance|
|Job Category||Community Development and Redevelopment|
|Job Level||Mid II (4-8 years)|
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Located in the heart of beautiful Broward County Florida, Tamarac is ideally located near major highways, airports, tourist attractions, shopping, and recreational activities. Originally founded as an active retirement community by developer Kenneth E. Behring in 1963, Tamarac has grown into one of the most culturally diverse cities in South Florida and boasts amazing amenities, award winning programs and services, and some of the most affordable housing in the area.
Community Development Department:
The Community Development Department is made up of five different but cohesive divisions, consisting of Code Compliance, Planning and Zoning, Housing and Neighborhoods, Economic Development and Business Revenue. Each of these divisions come together to make every effort in maintaining a higher quality of life for those living, working and visiting Tamarac.
Under the direction of the City Manager, the Director of Community Development leads, directs and supervises the activities of the Community Development Department and its five divisions in order to ensure the orderly growth and neighborhood sustainability.
Education and Experience:
• Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree in urban planning, public administration or related field and at least six (6) years progressively responsible experience in municipal urban planning and economic development, to include at least four (4) years of senior level managerial experience. A Master’s degree is preferred. Knowledge of and experience with Florida’s Comprehensive Plan are desirable. A combination of education and experience will be taken into consideration when reviewing applicants.
Licenses and Certificates:
• An American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification is preferred.
• This position requires a valid state driver's license at employment.
Interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume to:
|Postal Address||Affion Public
20 North 2nd Street, Suite 200
Harrisburg, PA 17101