South Holland, IL - Director of Planning, Development and Code Enforcement
Company: GovHR USA, GovTempsUSA
Location: South Holland
Posted on: April 10, 2021
The Village of South Holland, IL (pop. 22,030 - 2010) located in
Cook County and a southern suburb 3 miles outside of the Chicago
city limit, was incorporated in 1894. Originally a farming
community, in the 1960's it transitioned into a bedroom community,
with a large industrial park. The village is approximately 7.28 mi2
and features about 7,600 single family homes, 600 vibrant
businesses, 30 parks, 30 churches, and a modern community center.
The Village has no apartment buildings and no liquor stores. Its
motto of "Faith, Family and Future" speaks to the deeply held
values of the community. The Village government is well regarded by
its residents as being good stewards who deliver excellent
essential services. Consequently, the village enjoys tremendous
political stability. The community operates under fiscally sound
management, with a team of professionals under the direction of a
The Village is seeking a full-time Director of Planning,
Development and Code Enforcement. Services provided by the
Department include, Property Divisions and Determinations;
Conditional Use Permits; Variances; Issuance of Permits;
Contractors Licenses; Mobile Vending and Day Care Licenses;
Building Code Compliance; Inspections; Municipal Ordinances and
Codes; Property Standards; Housing Court; Flood Assistance; Flood
Zone Determination; Flood Rebate Program; and Flood Related Issues.
The Director is responsible for all residential and commercial plan
reviews, and coordinates all reviews referred to outside
consultants; oversees on-site inspections of footing, foundation,
framing, electrical, mechanical, and related inspections of both
new and existing buildings for compliance with approved plans and
applicable code regulations. This person serves as part of a team,
along with the Village Administrator and Economic Development
Director, to work collaboratively on business attraction,
retention, expansion and redevelopment. The Department is comprised
of 6 full-time employees, including the Director, and 6 part-time
employees, supported by up to 6 seasonal workers. The Department
uses several 3rd party agreements to provide specialized services
related to the assigned duties of the Department. The most recent
Village Budget allocates $1.5 million for funding the Department.
The overall Village general fund budget is $25 million.
In seeking to fill this position, the Village is emphasizing
leadership capacity, and the ideal candidate will also possess
certain relevant technical expertise.
The following list provides the required attributes a candidate
must have in order to be successful in working for the Village of
- Innovative, collaborative and experienced professional with
demonstrated leadership capacity who also excels in the areas of
management, interpersonal communication and customer service.
- Strong communicator with a humble confidence and
approachability to interact with the community, Village officials,
staff and other stakeholders.
- Technologically astute in order to evaluate and adopt
technology enhancements to the Department.
- A commitment to the organization and the senior management team
of the Village.
- The ability and desire to coach and mentor staff in order to
foster personal growth and leadership talent.
Preference May Be Given To Candidates Who Also Have
- Experience in a supervisory capacity of a building department
or technical instruction in building technology & construction, and
- Knowledge of building, construction, zoning and planning codes.
- A Degree in construction management, mechanical, electrical,
plumbing and building construction, engineering or related
- Certificates in Plan Review, Building Inspections and Code
- Ability to understand and interpret design drawings
construction specifications and contract documents.
The annual salary for this position is $80,888 - $111,026, DOQE
plus excellent benefits. The successful candidate is required to
reside in the Village of South Holland within one year of the date
Candidates must apply by July 29, 2020, with resume, cover letter
and contact information for five work related references to to the
attention of Paul M. Harlow, Vice President, GovHR USA, 630 Dundee
Road #130 Northbrook, IL 60062 Tel: The Village of South Holland is
an equal Opportunity Employer.
Click HERE for Brochure!
Posted:May 26, 2020
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