Manager II

Montgomery County Government, Department of Permitting Services
College Park, Maryland
Jun 05, 2019
Jul 05, 2019
Executive, Chief
Full Time

Manager II (Land Development Division Chief) Grade M2

Montgomery County Government, Department of Permitting Services

Rockville, Maryland

$90,156 - $163,663

This executive level position will direct the operations of the Land Development Division of the Department of Permitting Services. Contacts are with legislative and executive branches of County government, officials in other governmental jurisdictions, developers, and private sector and community groups. An incumbent in this position must be able to explain and reconcile controversial policy positions where conflicting and opposing viewpoints exist and to develop suitable alternatives or acceptable solutions in the development process.

This position will develop, implement, and evaluate overall policies concerning the County's regulation of construction and land development activities through the issuance of construction permits and other approvals; ensuring compliance with environmental laws; the approval and inspection of well and septic systems; the review of water quality issues; the review of County right-of-way plans; ensuring that builders have planned for sediment control, stormwater management and transportation; the restriction of construction on flood plains; and the oversight of special protection areas where stricter codes apply.

This position will administer the work of five Land Development Section Managers to ensure responsive, customer-friendly service and compliance with applicable Federal, State, and County regulations and codes. This position is also responsible for achieving the Division's mission and the timely completion of work assignments, determines the work to be performed, the methods utilized, and the standards of performance.

As a manager/supervisor of unionized employees, this position has a responsibility for fostering a positive labor relations environment based on mutual trust, respect, and cooperation.


The duties will include but are not limited to: 

• Developing and initiating code enforcement plan review, inspection, permitting, and guidelines to promote the safety and well-being of County residents and community development;

• Overseeing inspection activities to ensure compliance with State and County regulations and codes concerning construction, land development; issuance of construction permits; inspection of well, septic systems; right-of-way roadways, and sediment control/stormwater management;

• Overseeing the enforcement of and revisions to County and State water resources and roadway codes and regulations;

• Contributing to the preparation and administration of the Department's annual budget;

• Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with local, regional, State and Federal agencies engaged in the regulation of construction and development, and with news media and the general public;

• Providing educational outreach to governmental organizations and business, community and civic groups concerning the objectives and activities of Departmental programs; and,

• Performing other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications: 

Experience:  Seven (7) years of progressively responsible professional experience in compliance, operational, or benefit plan administration programs, three (3) years of which were in a supervisory or executive capacity. Note: The term "executive" is further defined as a high echelon or high level position in an organization  that is assigned technical research, management advisory services responsibilities, or policy-making duties and responsibilities that exerts considerable influence on organizational policy, plans, and operations through technical research, management advisory services, and/or policy-making duties and responsibilities (e.g., County  positions at Grade 30 or above).

Education:   Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree.

Equivalency:  An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.

Medical: Selected candidate will be required to successfully complete a Medical History Review prior to appointment.

License: Possession of a valid Class "C" (or equivalent) driver's license from the applicant's state of residence when required for job-related duties.

Preferred Criteria: 

The applications of those individuals meeting the minimum qualifications will be reviewed to determine the extent, relevancy of training, and experience in the following areas:

• Vision and leadership;

• Program management;

• Policy evaluation and development;

• Subdivision planning and development;

• Documenting violations and testifying;

• Human capital management;

• Supervision;

• Conflict management;

• Collaborating and partnering;

• Team collaboration;

• Customer service;

• Customer focus; 

• Oral communication


Individuals appointed to this class will be required to serve a probationary period of twelve (12) months. Individuals promoted to this class will be required to serve a probationary period of six (6) months. During the probationary period, performance will be carefully evaluated. Continuation in this class will be contingent upon successful completion of the probationary period. 

We offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits.

To view the complete job announcement and to apply,  please visit our website at 

and then click on “Apply Now."   Click “Search Jobs" and see the full job description under the “Managerial Executive" Job Category.

Interested candidates must create an account in order to submit a resume.

The requisition number is  IRC38009

This Recruitment closes July 5, 2019.

All resume submissions must address the preferred criteria for the position,  which are listed in the full advertisement, preferably in a separate section of the resume.

 Applicants are strongly encouraged to review the  *Helpful Hints when Applying for Jobs*  on the Office of Human Resource’s “Apply Now” webpage for important information  about the County’s application requirements and process.

EOE.  M/F/H.

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