Details for Planning Director


City of Pacific, Missouri


Do you want to work with a dynamic local government team? One that is committed to doing great
things for the community it serves? Do you want
to work in a fast-paced, fun and challenging environment, with good pay and great benefits? Do
you want something more than a job, but a passion? If so, the City of Pacific is looking for you.
We are seeking qualified candidates for the position of Planning Director.
This is a Department head level position that is responsible for overseeing
the planning and zoning, building, floodplain management, and code enforcement activities of the City. This position also fills the Building Commissioner role for the City. This position is a key part of the City’s management
team and is closely involved with the City’s short- and long-term strategic
planning efforts and initiatives.
This position is appointed by the Mayor, subject to consent of the Board
of Aldermen, and reports directly to the City Administrator. The ideal candidate will have a degree in public administration, civil engineering, architecture, construction management or closely related field. American Institute
of Certified Planners (AICP) certification and/or Certified Floodplain Manager credentials is highly desirable. International Code Council certifications,
and/or the ability to achieve certifications in six months is also desired.
The ideal candidate will have a background in local government, preferably
in an administrative and/or supervisory role.
The pay range for this position is $50,000 to $70,000 annually, depending on qualifications and experience. The City of Pacific offers an excellent
benefits package, including 100 percent employer-paid health, dental and
vision insurance, paid vacation and other leave benefits, and the Missouri
LAGERS defined benefit pension plan (L-6). The successful candidate must
pass a criminal background check, drug test and other pre-employment
screenings as may be required, prior to employment with the City of Pacific.
A complete job posting can be found at Applicants must submit a resume and cover letter to Steve Roth, City Administrator, 300 Hoven Drive, Pacific MO 63069, no later than 5 p.m. Nov.
26, 2018. Submissions by email are welcome and may be sent to sroth@
This position is open until filled. The City of Pacific is an equal opportunity