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Division Director - Planning & Development - Planning Division

Gwinnett County Government

Posted: Feb. 5, 2018

End Date: Apr. 6, 2018


The function of Gwinnett County Department of Planning and Development is to promote and enhance the quality of life of residents, visitors, property owners, and businesses of Gwinnett County.  The Department accomplishes its mission through programs and services that encourage high quality development as well as maintenance and revitalization of existing neighborhoods.  The Department consists of the Administration Division, Planning Division, and the Development Division.

The Division Director is an upper level management position assigned to the Administration Division and is responsible for the management of the Planning Division.  The position is responsible for overseeing three functional areas including Current Planning, Long Range Planning (Zoning Administration), and Planning Data Services (GIS); developing innovative ideas and long range visions for unincorporated areas of the County as well as proactive styles of new planning, research, and analysis; advising the Director, Elected Officials, and Appointed Boards on planning-related matters; and attending Planning Commission and Board of Commissioners public hearings. In addition, this position provides managerial and supervisory support, staff evaluation, and budget preparation for the division.

  • Bachelor's Degree in City Planning, Political Science, Public Administration, Geography, or a closely related field; and
  • Nine (9) years of progressively responsible planning experience, including two years of supervisory experience.
  • or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job as those listed above.