The City of Chandler, Arizona

Development Services Director
Annual salary range: $120,811 - $177,804 DOQ
The City offers an extensive benefit package.
Filing Deadline: Friday, March 2, 2018

Chandler, Arizona (pop. 250,000), a diverse, progressive and vibrant community in the Phoenix metropolitan area, is seeking an experienced, knowledgeable and collaborative professional to manage and oversee the newly formed Development Services Department comprised of Planning, Building Safety, Engineering, GIS and Regulatory Affairs. The Development Services Director oversees a Department comprised of 76 employees and a budget of $8.5 million. Direct reports to the Director include the Planning Administrator, Building Official, Development Engineering Manager and Regulatory Affairs Manager. This is an exempt, at-will position reporting to an Assistant City Manager.

The ideal candidate will have a proven record of proactive, participative management experience and possess excellent relationship building skills coupled with excellent project management, communication, problem solving and leadership skills. The ideal candidate is a strongly committed individual who has a positive record of achievement and a history of developing constructive working relationships throughout the organization. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated track record of effective staff management and development along with strong political acumen in working with elected officials. He/she will enjoy the challenge of a fast-paced, progressive and team-oriented work environment. A Bachelor’s degree in urban planning, public administration or related field and at least ten years of progressively relevant experience required, including five years supervisory experience. Residency in the City of Chandler is required within one year of appointment.

Submit cover letter, résumé (including years of employment and size of staff and budgets you have managed), salary requirements and six work-related at

For additional information contact:

Stuart Satow
CPS HR Consulting


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The City of Chandler, Arizona is an equal opportunity employer.