Job Listing: Director of Community Development

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CITY OF DUNEDIN, FLORIDA Published: July 16, 2020
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(Pop. approx. 38,000)

The City of Dunedin is located on central Florida's west coast, in the heart of Pinellas County's Suncoast. The City’s beautiful, naturally wooded and subtropical setting includes close to four miles of picturesque waterfront, a village-like atmosphere, and a relaxed lifestyle. The community’s progressive vision, masterful planning and year-round outdoor activities have lured people from around the world for decades. The City of Dunedin has 373 FTEs and a total FY2020 budget of $142.6 million, 22% of which is the General Fund. The Community Development Department is responsible for management of the Comprehensive Plan; administration of Dunedin's Land Development Code to include planning, zoning and development of the City's land parcels; enforcement and administration of the Florida Building Code and the City’s Property Maintenance Code (code enforcement); and the implementation of Dunedin's 2025 Visioning Plan. The Director of Community Development reports to the City Manager and oversees 17.5 FTEs and a departmental budget of $3.38 million. Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in urban planning or a closely related field, supplemented by a minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience in planning, code compliance, and zoning administration, five (5) of which are in a supervisory capacity and with a regulatory or government agency. Certification from American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) is preferred. An equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities may be considered. The Director of Community Development position is a Category A position for the purposes of Emergency Management. Employees in this category may be assigned to work a variety of schedules, including compulsory work periods in special, emergency, and/or disaster situations. The salary range is $83,356-$133,370. Starting salary is competitive and negotiable based on the qualifications and experience of the individual selected. Position is open until filled. To apply, visit and apply online. If you have questions, please contact S. Renée Narloch, President, S. Renée Narloch & Associates, 850.391.0000 or [email protected] A detailed brochure is available at The City of Dunedin is an Equal Opportunity/ADA Employer. In accordance with Florida’s broad Public Records/Sunshine Laws, applications and resumes are subject to public disclosure.