Director of Planning & Development for the City of Baytown, TX

  • City of Baytown, TX
  • Baytown, Texas
  • Aug 13, 2020
Full Time Community and Economic Development Planning and Development Management, Mid to Senior Level
  • Salary: $131,726 - $171,426 DOE with Outstanding Benefits USD Annually
  • Negotiable/DOQ: Yes
  • Phone: 214-842-6478
  • Apply By: Sep 04, 2020


The City of Baytown, Texas Seeks
Director of Planning & Development Services Applicants

Anticipated salary range: $131, 726 to $171,246 (DOE) with outstanding benefits

The City of Baytown, Texas, one of the largest cities in the Houston metropolitan area and one of the Texas Gulf Coast’s best-kept secrets.  The City is currently enjoying tremendous growth brought on by expansions in the energy market. The cornerstones of Baytown’s industrial development are three world-recognized entities consisting of ExxonMobil, Chevron Phillips, and Covestro. Local partners are in the midst of multibillion-dollar expansions, which are fueling unprecedented growth in the retail, service, and housing markets.  The City has strategic plans in place to reinvest revenue streams and capture spin-off from feeder industries. 

Job Description

Baytown intends to hire a dynamic, forward-thinking, visionary leader, with a proven record of accomplishments in municipal planning and development services to serve as Director of Planning & Development Services. 

Job Requirements

Preferred qualifications include a bachelor's degree, from an accredited college or university, in Planning, Architecture, Civil Engineering, Public Administration or a closely related field.  Additional qualifications include a minimum of ten years related professional experience, of which, at least five years must have been in a leadership, supervisory or management role, and a valid (or the ability to secure) a driver’s license is required.  A master’s degree, from an accredited college or university, in Planning or a closely related field, and certification from the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) desired.

Special Instructions

Application review begin on Friday, September 4, 2020.  Following the first review date, we will evaluate all applications against the posted qualifications, and may extend invitations for a final interview (virtual or in-person) to a select few.  This announcement will remain posted, and we will continue to accept applications until the city reaches an agreement with one finalist. To apply for this outstanding career opportunity, or to learn more about this opportunity, click on the following link: Alternatively, you may visit the Baker Tilly Public Sector Executive Recruitment Portal

For more information, contact Edward Williams at or 214-842-6478

Additional Information

The City of Baytown, Texas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Under The Texas Open Records Act, information from your application, resume or related materials may be subject to disclosure or release to the public at any time during the process.  Baker Tilly Public Sector Executive Recruiters will endeavor to maintain confidentiality of all applicant information as long as possible and to the extent allowable by local or state laws.

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Baytown, Texas 77520 United States View Map