City of Oklahoma City, OK

Development Center Manager
Hiring range: Salary is dependent upon the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.
The city provides an excellent benefits package.
First resume review: Friday, April 21, 2023.

The City of Oklahoma City serves approximately 687,725 residents in a four (4) county, 621 square mile area. Twenty-two (22) City departments provide a wide array of municipal services and programs. Additionally, municipal trusts play a significant role in the operations of major facilities and services.

The city is recruiting for a Development Center Manager to oversee the division which includes three programs: Construction Inspection, Permits and Licensing, and Plan Review. The Construction Inspections Program provides construction- related code inspections to the development community and the public so they can build safe commercial and residential structures. The Permits and Licensing Program provides construction permits, inspection processing, and licenses to the development community, the public, and inspectors so they can conduct their construction or business-related activities. The Plan Review Program provides construction plan review to the development community and the public so they can develop and build code-compliant structures in a timely manner.

Under the general supervision of the Development Services Department Director, the Development Center Manager will be responsible for managing, supervising, and/or providing professional support to boards and commissions charged with the review of applications relating to land use and improvements; review of all building plans for compliance with relevant codes and ordinances; collection of fees and the issuance of permits for all construction related activity; review and issuance of business licenses; inspection of structures for safety and code compliance; and enforcement of building codes. The ideal candidate is a visionary leader, creative thinker, problem- solver, partnership builder, and someone who possesses exceptional analytical, organizational, interpersonal and communication skills and is committed to providing excellent customer service.

The City would prefer candidates to have a degree in business, construction, or 10 years of experience in permitting, plan review, or construction inspections; knowledge of building and related codes/ordinances; experience working with developers and builders; and prior policy development experience.

To be considered, please submit your materials to:

For additional information, please contact:

Kylie Wilson
CPS HR Consulting

To view an online brochure for this position visit:
City of Oklahoma City website:

The City of Oklahoma City is an equal opportunity employer.