Community Development Manager

Under the direction of the Community Development Director this position will organize, oversee, coordinate, direct and review the professional, technical, and administrative work of the day to day planning and economic development operations. This position manages, researches and analyzes complex planning projects; ensures compliance with local, state and federal laws; oversees new development proposals and environmental studies; reviews and processes comprehensive plan amendments, re-zonings, annexations, site plans and plats;  research and report on land use, physical, social and economic issues; provide planning assistance on varied land use projects; provide overall management of division-related planning issues; manage the planning of the City’s parks and special events; and develop long range plans for the community.  

Full Time/ Exempt
$7,800 – $9,550 month DOQ
Comprehensive Benefits
Equal Opportunity Employer 

Graduation from a four year college or university with specialization in community and urban planning, community and economic development, public administration, architecture, engineering, or closely related field. Master’s degree preferred. Ten (10) or more years of increasingly responsible municipal experience involving planning, economic and community development. Three (3) years supervisory experience.  

Job Description
Comprehensive Benefits
Employment Application

First Review of Applications November 1st.
Position Open Until Filled 

Submit cover letter, resume and City application for consideration. 

Email: ssmathers@westrichland.org
Fax: (509) 967-5706
Mail: City of West Richland
Attn: Human Resources
3100 Belmont Blvd.  Suite 100
West Richland, WA 99353


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