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Development Services Director

August 25, 2021 by mammarsh

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Payson City Job Announcement



Opening Date:  August 25, 2021
Closing Date:  Open Until Filled
(First review of applications September 9, 2021)
DUTIES: Under general policy direction from the City Manager, plans, organizes, directs and integrates the City’s planning programs and services for municipal development, and negotiation of development agreements.  This position performs a variety of administrative, professional, supervisory and technical work in carrying out the planning, zoning and building activities for the City.  Ensures the effective coordination of programs and strategies required to meet the City’s goals and objectives; directs planning and zoning, building and safety, code enforcement functions and assists in the coordination of community development activities for the City.  Implements and modifies the City’s general plan, master plans, and programs related to current and long-term planning and/or code compliance.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Education:  Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree with major course work in urban planning, public or business administration, engineering or a closely related field.  A Master’s degree and/or certification by American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) is preferred.

Experience:  Eight years of progressively responsible management and administration experience in municipal planning and development, at least three of which were at the managerial level.

Licenses/Certifications:  A valid driver’s license.  AICP is preferred or ability to obtain.

Any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities to successfully perform the essential functions of the position may be considered.

SALARY:  $38.66 to $61.86 per hour DOE (Typically will not start at the upper end of the range.) Plus a comprehensive benefits package.

SCHEDULE:  40 hours per week.  M-TH, 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.   Will be required to attend City Council and Planning Commission Meetings, which are held in the evenings on Wednesdays.  Other nights and weekends may be required.

APPLICATIONS:  Those interested in applying should go to to apply.

QUESTIONS:  If you have additional questions, please contact the Human Resources Office at 801-465-5202.


Payson City                      439 West Utah Avenue, Payson, UT  84651           801-465-5202

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