Growth Management Director

  • St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners
  • 4030 Lewis Speedway, St. Augustine, Florida
  • Jul 01, 2020
Full Time Administration and Management Code Enforcement and Inspections Community and Economic Development Environmental Services Planning and Development Management, Mid to Senior Level, Supervisory
  • Salary: $85,579.98 USD Annually
  • Salary Top: $130,220.07
  • Negotiable/DOQ: Yes
  • Phone: 9042090635
  • Apply By: Aug 17, 2020

Job Description

St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners is looking for a Growth Management Director for our Growth Management department.

The Growth Management Director is responsible for directing the operations of the Growth Management Department.

The Growth Management Director’s duties include but are not limited to:

  • Administers, manages and enforces county plans and regulations associated with planning, environmental concerns, building, and code enforcement.
  • Determines, directs, and supervises updates to codes and plans, including proposing new county plans, policies and regulations, such as Comprehensive Plan and Land Development Code amendments.
  • Advises county administrators and the Board of County Commissioners on pending policy and projects issues; presents issues and briefings to the administration and Board members; presents issues before the Board, the Planning and Zoning Agency, and other appointed boards.
  • Supervises division directors responsible for development services, including current planning, engineering, transportation management planning, and code enforcement, and for long range and special project planning, project liaison, and environmental services.
  • Coordinates and assists the County Attorney’s Office on projects and issues with active or potential legal issues; works with staff attorneys on pending legislation and on devising new county ordinances on a wide range of community policy issues.
  • Coordinates with other county department directors and key staff on policy and project issues that relate to growth management issues, and well as other local, state, and federal agencies.
  • Assists the public and project representatives on administration and interpretation of county planning policies and regulations; negotiates project issues to effect compromise.
  • Evaluates and directs procedural improvements to the planning process.
  • Prepares and administers annual operating budget for all divisions; presents all department budgets at administrators’ hearings; reviews, monitors and approves contracts, invoices, and expenditures for the department budget; advises and supervises division directors on budget administration.

This is a full time position with a comprehensive benefits package.

Candidates may apply through St. Johns County Online Application System (OAS):

Applications and resumes must be submitted online, paper documents are not accepted.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in course of study related to the occupational field required.
  • Three to five years of related experience required.
  • Possession of or ability to obtain AICP certification within one year.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver’s license and any other endorsements necessary to legally operate vehicles used while assigned to this position.

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Additional Information


St. Johns County is a drug free workplace and equal opportunity employer.

All employment actions are taken without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, handicap, disability, marital status, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information.

Job Address

4030 Lewis Speedway, St. Augustine, Florida United States View Map