Planning Administrator - City of Glendale, Arizona

The City of Glendale, AZ (pop. 237,000) is a dynamic desert community located on the western edge of the Phoenix metropolitan area, one of the most desirable communities in the Valley of the Sun. Hosting Super Bowls, college football and basketball national championships, and world class concerts, Glendale boasts one of the most dynamic sports and entertainment districts in the country. Reporting to the Community Development Director, the Planning Administrator oversees nine FTEs and $1.1 million division budget. Upcoming issues include redrafting of Glendale Zoning Ordinance, potential annexation of 30 square miles to Glendale’s west, and significant infill development.

Bachelor's in urban planning, urban design, or a related field, and five years of progressively responsible experience in urban planning or community development, including at least two years of management experience required.  Master's degree in urban planning or public administration, AICP certification preferred. Those requirements notwithstanding City Manager expressly encourages nontraditional candidates. Annual salary range $120,000 to $152,652.

Filing deadline is January 3, 2018.
Resumes are acknowledged within 2 business days.