Director of Engineering and Planning – Township of South Fayette

Deadline: Thursday, August 1, 2019

The Township of South Fayette is seeking a Director of Engineering and Planning.

General Description

The Township of South Fayette is seeking a Director of Engineering and Planning to position the Township to continue to manage growth in a responsible, sustainable manner. The Director of Engineering is expected to assume a leadership role within the Administrative Team of the Township. Under general direction from the Township Manager, he/she shall direct all planning, zoning and construction inspection activities administered through the Engineering and Planning Office. Additionally, the Director of Engineering and Planning will be expected to coordinate the internal and external review of land development applications and also construction and post-construction inspections.

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, urban planning or closely related area. Experience equivalent to five (5) years of supervisory/managerial-level professional municipal or consulting civil/public works engineering and/or planning. The successful candidate will have an inclusive managerial style, as well as clear, concise and open communication skills; a record of problem solving, decisiveness and approachability; proven leadership skills to direct the high-output, customer-oriented building, permitting and inspection oversight.

Salary is commensurate with education and experience, plus excellent benefits.

How to Apply

Application deadline is 4:30 p.m. August 1, 2019. Applications may be submitted through our website at with a resume, cover letter and contact information for four work-related references. Application materials may also be submitted via e-mail to