Development Services Director
Jackson County, Oregon, is actively searching for a Development Services Director.
Position Summary: Plans, organizes, and directs development services functions for the County; prepares and implements the County comprehensive plan, land development ordinances and other ordinances and regulations as required by law; issues permits, and other approvals for land use and building; represents County's interests in all hearings and land use challenges; enforces the Jackson County Code as it relates to zoning, solid waste, wild land fire prevention, and land regulations; enforces state law and state codes related to uniform building codes; responds to all legal challenges directed toward development decisions.
The preferred candidate for this position will be a strong collaborative leader who effortlessly partners with community leaders. As a resourceful and politically astute leader with a track record of guiding a department toward peak performance in a unionized environment, our next director will work diligently toward providing customers with friendly, accurate, useful, and timely information regarding the development, utilization and preservation of Jackson County’s natural resources.
The successful candidate will be widely trusted, visionary in purpose, approachable and comfortable interacting with a variety of individuals and stakeholders. Organizationally, the candidate will understand how organizations work and how best to bring innovative ideas to fruition.
For full job description and requirements, see current job listing.
Development Services Director Recruitment Brochure