Wauconda, IL (14,125), a non-home rule community located in Lake County, Illinois, approximately 45 miles northwest of Chicago, is seeking highly professional, energetic candidates interested in serving as Community Development Director.
Wauconda (5.73 square miles) is a community of beautiful neighborhoods, with excellent schools, community services and recreational offerings. The outstanding quality of life in Wauconda is shaped by Bangs Lake, a 306-acre recreational amenity that offers a variety of activities such as swimming, fishing, and boating. The Village is a full-service organization which provides Police, Public Works, Building, Planning and Zoning, Economic Development, Financial and Administrative services. Building, Planning and Zoning, and Economic Development services are all part of the Community Development Department. A Village Administrator serves as the Chief Administrative Officer and reports to the Village Board consisting of a Mayor and six Trustees who are elected on a non-partisan basis for four-year overlapping terms.
The Community Development Director is appointed by the Mayor with the approval of the Board of Trustees. Reporting to the Village Administrator, the Community Development Director serves as the Village’s Chief Building Official and is directly responsible for the administration and operation of the building and zoning activities of the Village. The Community Development Director oversees the Community Development Department consisting of one full-time and one part-time building inspector, contracted plumbing/electrical inspectors and plan review consultants, as well as customer service and administrative support personnel.
The successful Community Development Director candidate must meet the following criteria:
The Village of Wauconda offers a competitive benefits package. Residency is not required. Starting salary range for the position is $105,000 - $120,000 DOQE. Applications are to be submitted online by February 11, 2019 with resume, cover letter and contact information for five professional references to www.GovHRJobs.com to the attention of Paul M. Harlow, GovHR USA, 630 Dundee Road #130 Northbrook, IL 60062 Tel: 847-380-3240.