Director of Community Development – Haverford Township

Deadline: March 1, 2024

Position Summary

Haverford Township – a suburban Philadelphia community is seeking a Director of Community Development (the “Director”).  The Director manages the code enforcement, subdivision, land development, zoning, storm water management (MS4), floodplain management and sewage facilities planning functions. The Director oversees the preparation and implementation of various short- and long-term community development programs for the Township and handles strategic planning, tactical action and operational decision-making to fulfill the assigned functions.

Benefits include health insurance, vision and dental, paid time off and paid holidays, pension plan, 457 plan, and a great work environment.

Salary is in the $100,000 range, depending on experience and qualifications.


  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Urban Planning, Engineering or other related field (master’s degree preferred).
  • At least Seven (7) to ten (10) years of related experience is required, to include at least five (5) years of senior level experience in municipal management, municipal engineering, code enforcement, economic development, community development and/or zoning.

How to Apply

Applications can be obtained through the Human Resources page on the township website at Human Resources | The Township of Haverford, PA ( or in person at 1014 Darby Road, Havertown, PA 19083 or by emailing the Director of Human Resources at

Haverford Township is an equal opportunity employer.