DEPUTY DIRECTOR

Recruitment #22-142-3584

Job Description

The Loudoun County Department of Building and Development is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Deputy Director. This is a senior-level position that provides leadership and oversight for the Department's Land Development Planning, Natural Resources, Permitting, Code Enforcement, and Land Development Engineering Divisions. This position is responsible for the timely administration of federal, state, and local regulatory programs, including Uniform Statewide Building Code, Stormwater Management, Erosion and Sediment Control, Floodplain, Natural Resources, Site Plans, Construction Plans and Profiles, Performance Bonds and Subdivision of Land. The Deputy Director oversees the management of multiple, highly complex projects, coordinates problem-solving of emergency or ad hoc projects assigned by the Director, provides strategic planning for the department's long and short-term goals and objectives. This position presents to community members, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors, and other public forums on a wide variety of land use and construction activities and is responsible for leading and managing a high-performing staff, as well as maintaining a professional work environment in accordance with County policies and procedures. Successful candidates will possess a general knowledge of the theory, principles, and practices of land development activities, engineering, planning, and code enforcement; the ability to solve common and unusual problems associated with construction and land development; general knowledge of applicable Federal, State and local laws, codes and ordinances; the skills to defend regulatory requirements; as well as the ability to determine the efficient and effective use of human, fiscal and material resources. Candidates must possess excellent communication skills and the ability to develop strong working relationships with the Department Director, members of the Board of Supervisors, other County staff, state agencies, and regional partners.

Job Requirements

Master’s degree in Business Administration, or Public Administration with courses in a department related field or a Master's degree in a related field such as Engineering, Planning, Natural Resources Management; six (6) years of related work experience with increasing responsibility including two (2) years in a supervisory or management role; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 Hiring Range: $102,287.63- $148,317.06

Salary Commensurate with Experience

Special Requirements

Prefer senior/management certification in an area related to the assigned department and active membership in job-related professional organizations.

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

This position may qualify for relocation assistance in accordance with County policy. This position requires a valid driver's license, driving record, credit, and criminal background checks.

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