The City of Mesa is a great place to work! In addition to competitive salaries, the City also has a generous amount of other benefits available.
Assistant Planning Director
($93,058.77 - $137,384.00 Annually)
This classification has been designated as a non-classified, non-merit system; at-will position.
The Assistant Director ensures timely and accurate review and processing of land use and zoning applications, including posting of land use public hearing agendas and reports; assigns projects to staff and acts as a project manager for high profile projects and studies; provides mentoring and professional development for the Planning Division staff, and evaluates their performance; provides high level technical assistance and professional guidance to the development community, City Council, City Management and staff; communicates with the City Council, citizen advisory boards, public forums, City officials, City Teams, other City employees, business owners, developers, as well as other communities, agencies and jurisdictions and the general public in order to effectively inform and advise on development policies, short- and long-range municipal plans, and other aspects of community planning, development, and land use policies; prepares correspondence, detailed analytical documents, staff reports, and technical documents to communicate Division activities to City officials, residents, and the general public; assists with the preparation of the Planning Division’s operational budget; and attends or conducts staff, committee, task force, and other professional meetings to share and exchange information.
This class is FLSA exempt-executive.
Employee Values: All employees of the City of Mesa are expected to uphold and exhibit the City's shared employee values of Knowledge, Respect, and Integrity.
Minimum Qualifications Required:
City of Mesa offers a competitive benefits package. A CITY OF MESA ONLINE APPLICATION IS REQUIRED. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.
City of Mesa is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
- Project Management
5+ to 7 years