Director of Planning and Development

Organization: Village of Port chester, New York

Posted: February 1, 2021 | Closing: February 28, 2021

Job Description

The Village of Port Chester, New York is seeking an energetic professional to lead a small planning and development team, which is at the heart of the revitalization of the Village, especially its downtown and waterfront areas.  This involves administering the planning, environmental review, community development, economic development functions of the Village while initiating and overseeing policies in planning, and developing physical and economic development programs within the context of a recently adopted form based code.  Extensive contacts with government officials at all levels as well as civic and business leaders, builders and developers will occur, in part to identify, secure and manage grant and funding opportunities.  A Bachelor’s degree in city, urban or regional planning, engineering (civil, environmental or traffic)architecture; landscape architecture or geography and four years of related experience two years of which must have been in the field of city, state or municipal planning and/or the administration of community and economic development programs one year of which must have been in a supervisory position.  A Master’s degree in one of the aformentioned fields as well as AICP Certification is preferred.  Salary commensurate with experience $115,000 to $125,000 as well as excellent benefits


















How to Apply

Send resume and cover letter to Village Manager, 222 Grace Church Street, Port Chester, New York 10573 or e-mail to

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