The City of Peabody is seeking a highly qualified, results driven, strategic thinking individual to fill the full-time position of Director of Community Development and Planning. The Director oversees community development, economic development and planning for the city and is responsible for planning and organizing the implementation of activities and projects for residents and businesses, administering community development activities, and assisting in the implementation of other related programs. The position oversees current and long-range planning, public and private real estate, open space and land use activities, and supervises a staff of 8-12 professionals including CDBG and HOME staff, Planners, Conservation Agent, Business Liaison and Administrative Staff. Director is responsible for preparing and administering budgets and budget request. Salary DOQ $102,500.00 - $112,477.00 annually plus an excellent benefits package offered. Candidates must possess a Bachelor's degree in public administration, planning or a related field; coursework in economic development and/or management strongly desired. A Master?s degree in public administration, city planning, economic development, urban affairs or other related academic area of study preferred. At least 5 to 8 years of demonstrated similar responsible work experience required, including demonstrated experience successfully managing staff and projects. For a detailed job description, information on additional minimum qualifications and experience, and how to apply by March 8, 2017 go to www.peabody-ma.gov/hr.html<http://www.peabody-ma.gov/hr.html>.
Peabody is an EOE.