Position Announcement: Community & Economic Development Director


The Town of Greenville, population 11,652, is accepting applications for a Community & Economic Development Director.

Located in the third largest metro area in Wisconsin the dynamic Fox Cities, Greenville is one of the fastest growing communities in the State with a particular focus on environmental stewardship and smart growth.  An Eco-Municipality, Greenville has been a leader in land use planning and over the last several years.  The Town has worked with the State in the creation of the 4,837 acre Greenville Greenbelt Agricultural Enterprise Area.  Greenville is a diverse community containing rural lands, farms, urbanized subdivisions along with large business parks surrounding Appleton International Airport which serves as an economic engine for the community.  Many large corporations have regional operations in the Town including Gulfstream, Jansport, Plexus, Oshkosh Truck, Kimberly Clark, Valley Bakers and Badger Plug.  The Town prides itself in being a great community to live, work, play and learn in.

The Community & Economic Development Director is responsible for
coordinating the Town’s development process, directing the Town’s economic development program, implementing the Town’s comprehensive plans and zoning code implementation.  Work involves the coordination of the development process between government and private sector interests, acting as primary contact for commercial, industrial, and redevelopment projects, development of comprehensive planning and land use for the Town, neighborhood and business district planning and properly maintaining the zoning code for the Town.  This position reports directly to the Town Administrator.

 Starting Salary Range $71,500 to $84,250 - plus an attractive benefit package.

 A bachelor’s degree with a major in urban planning, economic development, public administration, or a closely related field. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in urban planning and economic development is required. American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification is preferred. Equivalent combinations of training and experience will be considered. The applicant must also demonstrate a history of effective communication and interpersonal skills. The successful candidate will demonstrate a high level of integrity; a strong work ethic (commitment to public service); team building abilities in addressing community issues/problems; open and positive communication skills and strong leadership skills. 

 A pre-employment application AND cover letter with resume must be completed and submitted.  First review of application materials is January 12, 2018.  The position will be open until filled.  Applications are available M-F 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Town Hall or below.  Please send application materials to:  Town of Greenville, Attention: Joel Gregozeski, W6860 Parkview Drive PO Box 60, Greenville, WI 54942.  Submittals can also be e-mailed to joelg@townofgreenville.com.

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