October 2016


Development Services Director Opening

Mohave County – Kingman Arizona


Tim Hens 2012.JPGStarting Salary $88,483 to $137,280 annually DOQ

Open Until Filled

With over 13,400 square miles, Mohave County is the second largest county in Arizona and the fifth largest county in the United States. Situated in northwestern Arizona, it borders Utah, Nevada and California and contains elevations from 500 to over 8,400 feet above sea level. Kingman and the Mohave County area offer a more relaxed, rural lifestyle.

The Development Services Director performs professional work organizing and directing the activities of the Development Services Department. This department maintains certain aspects of physical development throughout Mohave County and consists of multiple divisions including Planning and Zoning, the Flood Control District of Mohave County, Environmental Quality/Waste Disposal, Emergency Management, Building Inspection, and the Economic Development Department.

Each division works in conjunction with other County departments and State agencies to provide a seamless transition into every development project pursued by the public, while ensuring that the Mohave County General Plan, Zoning Ordinance, Land Division Regulations, FEMA Regulations, and the 2012 International Building Codes are upheld throughout the process.

The importance of this position requires that the Development Services Director be an experienced leader with excellent communication and administrative skills and is proficient at developing relationships and consensus. The new Director will become an integral part of the County’s management team and will be expected to take a leadership role in managing the County’s shared vision. The candidate shall have executive knowledge of various development programs, financial and budgetary procedures, contract negotiation, land use and development regulations, modern techniques and practices of Civil Engineering as applied to planning, design, and construction of building structures, flood control infrastructure and landfills.

The ideal candidate shall possess a Bachelor’s degree in engineering, planning, management, or related field (Professional Engineer License and Master’s degree preferred); seven years of responsible administration experience overseeing urban and regional land use planning, building codes and floodplain regulatory functions, preferably in local government; progressively responsible experience in engineering related to building structures, drainage and flood control infrastructure, and municipal landfill projects; OR an equivalent combination of experience, education and training may be considered.

To be considered for this positon, please Submit an Application Online.

Include a resume and cover letter indicating your interest, 3 professional references and current salary.


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