Responsible for the leadership, direction, and management of the Development Services Department; including Planning and Building Safety.
Plans, organizes and manages the work of staff in the Planning and Building Safety divisions of the development Services Department.
Directs the research, planning, and implementation efforts designed to achieve the development services objectives as set forth by the City Council and City Manager.
Develops short and long term goals, objectives and strategic plans. Provides departmental direction in the implementation of plans and objectives.
Directs the activities of the department to include overseeing the development and administration of policies, procedures, programs, goals and objectives. Ensures department compliance with applicable laws, codes, regulations and standards.
Participates in and oversees staff responsible for preparation, implementation, monitoring, enforcement and administration of long range development/ redevelopment plans, dispositions and development agreements and city ordinances pertaining to development services.
Represents the organization and the department with various agencies and organizations. Serves as city representative in regional/state boards, committees and associations.
Briefs the City Council, City Manager, and members of the management team to review or recommend courses of action pertaining to Planning and Building Safety.
Makes presentations to City Council, management team and the public regarding planning and building safety programs, issues, policies, initiatives, and development agreements.
Responds to media, citizen, and business inquiries and complaints.
Assigns and reviews the work of subordinates and evaluates their performance.
Prepares, presents and administers the departmental budget in accordance with program goals and objectives.
Provides quality customer service; ensures that departmental staff and programs provide quality customer service.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in business, public administration, planning or a related field and five years of increasingly responsible management/administrative experience in planning, building safety, or a related field. Master's degree is preferred.
About City of Glendale
The City of Glendale, Arizona is located about nine miles northwest of Phoenix, with an average annual temperature of 72 degrees and an average of 294 days of sunshine each year. Glendale is the home of State Farm Stadium which hosts major events including the NFL's Arizona Cardinals games, the annual Fiesta Bowl, the 2015 Super Bowl, the 2016 College Football Playoff Championship, and the 2017 NCAA Final Four.