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Planning and Community Development Director Position

By: Shelby Hagan, City Clerk
Date Published: Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Planning and Community Development Director

The City of Bondurant, Iowa is accepting resumes until 4:30 p.m. on September 3rd, 2019 for the position of Planning and Community Development Director. Salary range from $64,000 to $72,000. This is a tremendous opportunity to establish and grow the Planning and Community Development Department for the City, while collaborating with talented Council Members and department heads to continually refine and achieve Bondurant’s long-term vision. A quickly-growing community located in the central Iowa, Bondurant has a population of approximately 7,000. This position will be appointed by the City Administrator. The position is responsible for planning and community development related operational and policy analysis through public contact, research and analysis, written reports, and presentations. The successful candidate will have strong planning background, project management, community engagement, and leadership qualities. Candidates with excellent leadership and communication skills with the following qualifications should apply.

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in planning, landscaping architecture, or related curriculum.
  • Minimum of four (4) years of experience in a closely related position is required.
  • Experience specific to annexation, comprehensive planning, and infrastructure planning as well as successful grant writing is strongly preferred.
  • American Planning Association Certification.
  • Must be able to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, customers and the public.
  • Supervisory experience is strongly preferred.
  • Must have valid driver’s license.

Full position description available at: www.cityofbondurant.com.  Resume and cover letter that includes requested starting salary level, should be submitted to (electronic submittals preferred) by 4:30 p.m. on September 3rd, 2019:

City of Bondurant – Marketa Oliver, City Administrator

200 2nd Street NE

Bondurant, Iowa 50035



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