Community Development Director, Town of Grand Chute, WI

Grand Chute, population 23,227, is located in Wisconsin's Fox Cities region, a metropolitan area of 370,000 residents. With a tax base of $2.3 billion, Grand Chute is the area's commercial and retail center. The Fox River Mall anchors a regional shopping, hospitality, and entertainment district. Grand Chute is home to the main campus of Fox Valley Technical College; Fox Cities Stadium (featuring the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers Class A affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers); Gordon Bubolz Nature Preserve; several community and neighborhood parks; and, an extensive network of pedestrian and bicycle facilities. The community features a strong and diverse employment base. Among our major employers are: Pierce Manufacturing, Presto Products, McCain Foods USA, Dixon Ticonderoga, and Werner Electric.


The Town of Grand Chute is accepting qualified applications for a full-time Community Development Director. The purpose of this position is to organize, manage and direct the work of the Community Development Department, including planning and zoning, economic development, building inspections, GIS, property assessment, and code enforcement functions of the Town. The position serves in the capacity of Executive Director of the Community Development Authority of the Town of Grand Chute. It also serves as a key adviser to the Town Administrator and Town Board on matters of importance to the community. The work is performed under the direction of the Town Administrator. Candidates are required to have a Bachelor’s Degree in Planning or related field and at least eight years of progressive experience in local or regional government planning, development, and staff supervision. Salary range is $87,339 to $112,299 with expected hiring range between $87,339 and $99,819, depending on qualifications.


A detailed job description and application is available on the Town of Grand Chute’s website.


Applications received by February 1, 2021 will receive first consideration. However, applications will continued to be accepted until the position is filled.

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