Development Specialist III

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Kansas City, MO

Job status
Full time
$4,945.00 – $8,833.00 Monthly
Job description


(Job Opening ID #513141)

Full-time position available with KCMO’s Public Works Department, Permits Division

Normal Work Days/Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5 :00 p.m. Directs and coordinates professional, technical, and clerical personnel engaged in assessing the economic and/or social implications of development proposals, land-use plans, zoning issues, socio-economic programs and urban public policy matters having development implications. Supervises staff involvement with community groups which have a major interest in planning and development decisions. Supervises staff or serves on multi-discipline teams assigned specific planning or development tasks. Supervises analysis and recommendations relative to current development matters. Performs research and analysis for the more complex projects and presents findings and recommendations at public meetings. Speaks before professional, civic, and neighborhood organizations on various development subjects. Advises subordinate personnel in solving difficult assignments, reviewing objectives, methodology, and results of assigned programs. Assists the Director and Assistant Director in the formulation of social and economic development programs. Prepares and reviews program time, cost estimates, program schedules, and general work programs. Assists in the development of departmental objectives and policies through consultation with the Director, Assistant Director, and other division heads. Performs related duties as required.

Application Deadline: April 19, 2021. EOE. The City of Kansas City, Missouri is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. 

Education requirements
REQUIRES an accredited Bachelor’s degree in economics, sociology, multi-disciplinary social science or urban affairs, city planning, public or business administration, engineering, architecture or a related field and 8 (OR an accredited Master’s degree in the mentioned fields and 6) years of progressively responsible professional experience in social or economic development, with at least 2 years at the level of the City’s Development Specialist II; OR an equivalent combination of qualifying education and experience.
Work hours
Full-time position available with KCMO’s Public Works Department, Permits Division, Normal Work Days/Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5 :00 p.m.