The ideal candidate should be a proven leader and participant of a management team with responsibilities for establishing and overseeing programs and policies that affect multiple departments and the City as a whole. A minimum of five years progressively responsible experience as a senior/lead planning official in a governmental setting; or equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities; and three years of supervisory and managerial experience. The successful candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree in urban planning or relevant field of study. A Master’s degree is preferred, and a master’s degree in urban planning or closely related field may be substituted for the required bachelor’s degree. A certification from the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) is preferred. The salary range for this position is $104,465- $156,674 plus an excellent benefit package.