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Manager, Current Planning

City of Overland Park

Overland Park, KS United States

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URL: http://recruit.opkansas.org
Email: jeffrey.lockett@opkansas.org
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The City of Overland Park, a growing suburb of Kansas City with a population of over 200,000 residents, seeks an experienced Current Planning Manager for its Planning and Development Services Department.

As both a first ring and new growth suburb, development activity in the City consists of greenfield, infill and redevelopment. The Current Planning Manager leads a diverse team of professionals in the development review process, presents recommendations of the Planning Commission to the City Council and oversees the implementation of the development goals of the pending Comprehensive Plan update, Framework OP. A critical implementation step is an update to the Unified Development Ordinance and Design Standards.


Oversees Current Planning Division work activities and supervises Current Planning staff. Coordinates the following activities: agendas for Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals, the review process of land use and development plan applications, preparation of staff comments for Planning Commission, Board of Zoning Appeals and City Council meetings, Planner of the Day program and divisional web presence. Consults with developers, architects and general public regarding zoning, land use and specific site plans for proposed development.


  • Bachelor's Degree in planning, landscape architecture, urban design or a related field.
  • Master's Degree preferred.
  • AICP certification and a bachelor's degree or license in a related field may be substituted for a Master's degree.
  • Eight years urban planning experience with 2 years supervisory experience.

No City residency requirement.

Must successfully pass a background check, drug screen, physical exam and essential functions test.

Normal Work Hours: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Mon.-Fri.

Salary Range: $97,289.93 - $116,747.50

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Benefits: Full-time

To view the full job description, please go to the City of Overland Park's Job Description page and search by title: Manager, Current Planning.


Experience Level
Mid I (1-4 years)
AICP Level
Comprehensive or Long-Range Planning
Salary Range
$97,289.93 - $116,747.50

Contact Information

Andrew Crouse
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