COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR
Directs, manages, and coordinates the activities and operations of the Community Development comprised of the Planning, Zoning, Code Enforcement, Rural Addressing and Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and Floodplain Administration.
Essential duties are performed in a combination of indoors and outdoors. When working indoors is under temperature-controlled conditions; outdoors is under various weather conditions. Employee is required to drive throughout the County to perform fieldwork. The noise level in the work environment indoors is usually moderate; outdoors may be loud.
Planning – Advance & Current: Oversees the preparation, revision, adoption and implementation of the comprehensive plan, sector plans, broadband plan and other plans as needed; interacts with community groups, residents, and businesses involved with development related issues.
Assists, in concert with other departments, in the advancement of economic development activities.
Oversees the planning application and review process – zoning, subdivisions, variances, special use permits; compliance with appropriate laws, codes, regulations, and ordinances; public hearings and staff reports; presentations to various planning and zoning bodies.
Floodplain Administration: Oversees the preparation, revision, adoption, and administration of Floodplain Administration codes.
Oversees the floodplain development permit application and review process – plan checking, permitting and inspections; compliance with appropriate laws, codes, regulations, and ordinances.
Code Enforcement: Oversees the preparation, revision, adoption and implementation of Environment and Safety Ordinance, Business Registration Ordinance and other ordinances as needed; interacts with community groups, residents, and businesses involved with code enforcement related issues.
Assists other departments with combined enforcement efforts.
Oversees compliance with appropriate laws, codes, regulations, and ordinances; public hearings and staff reports; presentations to various planning and zoning bodies.
Geographic Information Systems
Oversees the development and maintenance of spatial databases, data analysis and map creation.
Oversees the preparation, revision, adoption and administration of the Addressing and Street Naming Ordinance.
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in business, public administration, economics, marketing, finance, urban development, or closely related field. A master’s degree is highly desirable, as is a certification or eligibility for certification from the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP).
Minimum of five (5) years of increasingly responsible, full-time community development related experience, public sector management or a related field; five (5) years of full-time supervisory, budgetary, strategic planning, and management experience; public sector experience in urban and rural communities is desirable.
Must have a valid New Mexico driver’s license or obtain a valid New Mexico driver’s license within six (6) months of employment.
May not have any DWI or DUI within the last the last five (5) current years.
Strong communication skills and be able to write clearly and informatively, listen and get clarification, respond well to questions.
Pass a pre-employment drug test, physical, and background investigation.
Employee must reside within Cibola County.
The Cibola County Manager is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Community Development Director. Interested individuals may obtain an application online at www.cibolacountynm.com or Cibola County Managers Office during regular working hours (8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Monday through Friday) at 700 E. Roosevelt Ave., Ste 50, Grants, New Mexico. Position will remain open until filled.
Deadline for Applying : Open until filled