Director of Community Development and Planning

Town of Front Royal, Virginia

Front Royal, VA United States

The Director of Community Development & Planning plans, directs, coordinates, monitors the preparation and administration of all facets of the comprehensive and subsidiary plans for the physical and community development of the Town of Front Royal, Virginia; develops and manages strategic approaches and priorities for market initiatives based on comprehensive analysis of market conditions and best practices to drive business, assist in transformation of existing businesses and cultivate new business opportunities;  draft policy recommendations, analysis and plans, ordinances and amendments to the zoning, subdivision, and land development ordinances; serves as adviser to the Town Manager, Town Council, Planning Commission, Board of Architectural Review and Board of Zoning Appeals, as well as, staff support for various committees. 

Position requirements incudes:

Ten (10) years of progressively complex and responsible related experience within communities dealing with community development and redevelopment, planning and zoning, including five years of supervisory and managerial experience, and Five (5) years’ experience in community development and planning & zoning.

Bachelor’s degree in related fields; Master’s degree preferred or private sector equivalency.

Related professional certifications are preferred, such as VAZO, CFM, AICP, and/or ICC.

Valid Commonwealth of Virginia driver’s license with acceptable driving record. 

Must pass physical, drug screening, and criminal background check.

Experience Level
Senior (8-10 years)
AICP Level
Management, Budgeting, or Finance
Salary Range
77,916 - 97,000

Contact Information

Julie Bush
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