Now hiring: Director of Development Services. Apply by March 24.

The City of Asheville is looking for a talented, experienced and innovative professional driven toward customer service excellence with the knowledge and ability to effectively lead the evolution of the department and its services. The ideal candidate will be a seasoned professional with strategic, community-oriented leadership ability and proven management skills; with the ability to facilitate the development of a strong solution based, customer service focused department.

The City of Asheville will only consider candidates with a proven history of forming and implementing strategies that support a culture driven towards service and performance excellence. Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Planning, Construction Management, Public Administration or related field from an accredited college or university. Candidates should have a minimum of six (6) years of progressively responsible related experience and at least two years of supervisory experience. Municipal experience and a Master’s degree are preferred.

The next Director of Development Services will have strong leadership and supervisory skills, including excellent communication skills with the ability to deliver a clear understanding of the unique needs of different and diverse audiences; and have a continuous improvement mindset, reaching for effective and efficient processes to provide the best possible solution for the citizens and community. The City of Asheville is offering a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package. Relocation assistance will also be available for a successful out-of-area candidate. Candidates should e-mail resume, cover letter, and contact information for five professional references by Friday, March 24, 2017

Sarah McKee, Vice President, GovHRUSA, 650 Dundee Road #270, Northbrook, IL 60062. Tel: 847-380-3240; Fax: 866-401-3100