The City of Dania Beach is seeking a dynamic, motivated, and accomplished leader to be our next Community Development Director! We are Broward's oldest City and in the midst of a true renaissance. If you are an experienced, passionate leader in the realm of Community Development, then click the links below to learn more about this exciting opportunity and to apply. Join our team and Sea it. Live it. Love it. Work it!
Performs highly responsible administrative work directing the City's community growth and development activities. The employee in this classification is responsible for managing and directing the Community Development Department, including but not limited to; comprehensive planning, zoning & development plan review, citywide economic development, building permitting, inspections, and Code Compliance.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's degree in Regional, Urban Planning or related field; Seven (7) years of progressively responsible supervisory/management experience in public administration, to include planning and development services experience; or an equivalent combination of training, education, and experience.
CERTIFICATION, LICENSE AND SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Master's degree and AICP certification highly preferred. Possession a valid driver's license with an overall good driving record required. If driver's license is out of state, must be able to obtain Florida driver's license within six (6) months of hire date.
About City of Dania beach
The City of Dania Beach was incorporated in 1904 as Broward’s first city. The City is located immediately south of the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Port Everglades, and the Broward County Convention Center. Dania Beach operates under a Commission-City Manager form of government and provides services to an estimated 30,000 residents.
The City provides a full range of municipal services. The public safety program includes contracting of fire and rescue services and police services from the Broward County Sheriff’s Office. The City’s extensive recreation program includes a beach and fishing pier, pools, tennis courts, neighborhood parks, community centers and also provides a wide variety of programs for youth, adult and senior citizens. The Public Services Department provides essential street maintenance, roadway beautification, and general service operations oversees Community Development Block grants improvement projects. Public Services oversees operation of the City’s water, sewer and stormwater services and also provides internal support for grounds maintenance, fleet management and citywide building maintenance. The Community Development Department provid...es planning, zoning, building inspection, and code compliance to the public.
Internal support services include the Department of Human Resources which is responsible for recruitment, compensation and benefits, employee relations, workers compensation, property, casualty and liability insurance. The Finance Department handles all of the City’s debt management, billing and collections as well as annual budget planning and preparation, computer network and support, management financial reporting, property lien research, cash management, capital assets recording, payroll and water and sewer utility billings and collections, annual budget and annual audit reporting, the City’s business tax licensing, and water meter reading and basic residential water meter services.