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Denison, Texas Seeks Planning Director

Conveniently located about an hour north of Dallas and four miles south of the Texas-Oklahoma border, Denison, Texas, is a city on Lake Texoma with a welcoming, small-town atmosphere. With an estimated population of 24,380, this family-oriented community with rich historical roots has much to offer its residents, including a high quality of life, low crime rate, affordable cost of living, great schools, excellent recreational activities, and superior medical facilities.

Under the supervision of the Community & Development Services Director, the Planning Director provides supervision and direction to assigned staff and oversees the department’s development review and long range planning activities, including zoning and subdivision administration and the implementation of the Comprehensive Plan.

The ideal candidate will be a motivated self-starter who is looking for the opportunity to advance within a progressive municipal government organization. The chosen candidate should have a bachelor’s degree in urban planning, public administration, architecture, or a related field. A master’s degree, a minimum of three to five years of progressively responsible experience in urban planning and comprehensive planning, and AICP Certification are preferred. The City of Denison offers a competitive starting salary range of $70,000-$80,000, depending on qualifications and experience.

For more information on this position contact:

Mike Tanner, Sr. Vice President
Strategic Government Resources
MikeTanner@GovernmentResource.com
361-813-3707