The City of Milwaukie seeks a motivated professional with technical talent and administrative ability to lead the planning team to deliver excellent current and long range planning services in an exciting period of development in the City. The Planning Director will supervise professional staff and administer a current departmental budget of approximately $617,000. This person reports to the Community Development Director and serves on the senior management team for the City. This position has high visibility in the community and on regional issues. Skill in communicating with the general public on projects, their impact, and legal issues while listening to and being able to respond to concerns is necessary. The Planning Director serves as a technical resource regarding code issues. The successful candidate will be someone talented and approachable with sound judgment, leadership skills and a participatory management style. Candidates must have a Bachelors’ degree in Planning or related field and 5 years’ progressively responsible experience.