Director of Planning & Zoning

Description :

Director of Planning & Zoning
Open until filled, first interviews given to resumes submitted by April 30, 2019 

East Bay Charter Township is accepting applications for a full-time Director of Planning and Zoning with AICP certification, to plan, organize, coordinate, and direct all activities of the township’s Office of Planning and Zoning. The Director performs timely professional work requiring a thorough knowledge and understanding of the principles of land use planning and community development. This engaging position is responsible for developing, recommending, and implementing policies and procedures to administer township plans, ordinances, and codes. As part of their duties, the Director will oversee the Zoning Administrator, establish an annual budget, and serve as a liaison with engineering and legal consultants of both the township and applicants/developers, while working in a dynamic and friendly professional environment.

 East Bay Charter Township is in Grand Traverse County, adjacent to the City of Traverse City. The township contains a wide variety of scenic northern Michigan land forms from the East Arm of Grand Traverse Bay to State-forested areas to wetlands to agricultural lands to inland lakes. With a population over 11,000 residents, East Bay Township enjoys a healthy mix of residential neighborhoods; tourist districts; and commercial, agricultural, and industrial land uses, with pressures on land development as opportunities within the City become scarce and the region grows. East `Bay Charter Township provides utility services of sewer, water, and septage treatment; planning, zoning, and code enforcement; parks; assessing; and emergency services of fire, community policing, and ambulance services.

Job Description and Application 

Contact : Beth Friend
(231) 947-8647

Deadline for Applying : Open until filled