Director of Community & Economic Development

Job Title: Director of Community & Economic Development

Job Type: Full Time

Location: Indianola, IA

For a full job description, please visit the City’s website at

The successful candidate will preferably have at least seven (7) years of related work experience with at least 2 to 3 years of supervisory and/or administration experience; may consider other field related experience.  Supervisory experience with a proven track record in training and staff development is strongly preferred. 

Graduation from high school is required.  Bachelor’s degree in planning, architecture, landscape architecture, engineering, urban geography, public administration or similarly related field; a Master’s degree is preferred. 

Must be available to attend Council Meetings, Planning & Zoning meetings, Board of Adjustment meetings and other meetings as necessary outside of normal business hours.

The position’s salary range is $86,042 – 111,497.  The City offers an excellent benefits package.  Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a post-offer drug screening and background check.  Position will remain posted until filled.  

To apply, submit a letter of interest, resume, 3 professional references and application to Human Resources at [email protected].  Applications may be downloaded at  

The City of Indianola is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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