Employment

Title Location Date Posted
Director of Building & Planning Bensalem Township, Bucks County 04/17/2018

DIRECTOR OF BUILDING & PLANNING—Bensalem Township, Bucks County (population 60,000) seeks a skilled and experienced individual to manage the Township Building and Planning Department.  The Director oversees 9 full-time employees, and outside contractors who collectively administer all zoning, building, and planning activities.  The Department is very busy reviewing all zoning, building, and code enforcement applications for a widely diverse building stock in the Township, including the issuance of approximately 6,000 building permits each year.  Candidates should have (a) a Bachelors Degree; (b) knowledge and at least 5 years’ experience in zoning and land development regulations and laws in Pennsylvania; (c) knowledge of UCC codes in Pennsylvania and must possess the minimum of the BCO certification; (d) strong analytical, writing, and communication skills; and (e) experience and skill in managing people and a busy office environment.  Salary $85-100,000 depending on qualifications and experience; excellent employer-paid benefits.  Residency within Bensalem Township must occur within 6 months of appointment.  Send cover letter, resume, and salary history/expectation with all included in only one attachment to wcmorey@bensalempa.gov by noon on May 18, 2018.  EOE.

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