Director of Planning and Development

The City of Jacksonville Beach

Jacksonville Beach, FL United States

The City of Jacksonville Beach is looking for a strong leader who is able to demonstrate expertise and professionalism through prior leadership experience.


A Bachelor's Degree in planning or a related field from an accredited university. A Master's Degree in Urban and Regional Planning or Public Administration is preferred.


Minimum of ten (10) years of experience in increasing responsibility in the management and leadership of a Planning department in a comparable or larger community. A minimum of five (5) years of experience in a supervisory capacity and a minimum of three (3) years of experience in a senior management (Division Manager) or executive management (Department Director/Assistant Director) position.
Master’s Degree in a related field may substitute for two (2) years of experience across each of the experience requirements. Experience as an Assistant Planning & Development Director or Planning & Development Director for a comparable community or larger for a minimum of five (5) years, with an Associate’s Degree, may substitute for a Bachelor’s degree.

American Institute of Certified Planners accreditation is required.
Florida Driver's License required.


Competitive benefit package is available that includes:

  • Defined Benefit Pension Plan
  • Deferred Compensation Plan
  • City paid Health, Dental, and Life Insurance
  • Paid Sick and Vacation Leave
  • Eleven Paid Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Wellness Program
  • Professional Development & Training Opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program

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Experience Level
Senior (8-10 years)
AICP Level
Facilities Planning Management
Salary Range

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