Chester County Planning Commission Seeking a Design and Technology Division Director

Job Position


Design and Technology Division Director



The Chester County Planning Commission seeks a Design and Technology Director responsible for division management and administration with a focus on implementing the County’s comprehensive plan, Landscapes3. The Design and Technology Director oversees and coordinates Development Plan Review, Geographic Information Systems, Urban Design, and Graphics within the Planning Commission. The position entails defining current projects and priorities, guiding program development, managing staff, providing work review, and supporting advanced technical assistance to the Planning Commission.

Experience and qualifications for this position include: The ability to work on conceptual designs; understanding of the land development review process in Pennsylvania; GIS program management experience; experience in drafting community planning documents; and working knowledge of the operation of a graphics section, including design fundamentals and the application of design concepts in the community planning field

The successful candidate must have strong supervisory, time management, and leadership skills as well as excellent verbal and written communication skills. The Planning Commission operates in a hybrid work environment.

Position Type: Full-Time /Exempt

Salary: $76,990



Minimum Qualifications: Minimum qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in Planning, Urban Design, Architecture, Landscape Architecture or related field from an accredited college or university and eight years of progressive experience in planning and project management. Master’s degree and AICP certification preferred.

How to Apply


Applications for the Design and Technology Director position must be submitted through the Chester County Employment Opportunities webpage. The webpage and job description can be accessed here