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Current Positions

Director of Planning & Zoning

Open date: 11/12/2021

Job Description

Reporting to the City Manager, the Director of Planning and Zoning leads the efforts of 3 Full-Time positions (one Administrative Assistant and two Planners) and manages a $653,000 budget for FY21. The director may also lead special planning studies in key areas of the city, review land use applications, development review, residential and non-residential growth analysis, and projections.

Additionally, the director performs highly responsible administrative and supervisory work relating to the planning, organizing, and directing the general operation of the department. The director develops and implements policies, procedures, and protocols related to zoning code administration, and the planning, development, administration, and implementation of a comprehensive urban planning program for the city.

Minimum Qualifications

A bachelor’s degree, from an accredited college or university, in Planning, Architecture, Civil Engineering, Public Administration or a closely related field, and a minimum of seven (7) years related professional experience, of which, at least four (4) years must have been in a leadership, supervisory or management role, and a valid (or the ability to secure) a driver’s license is required.

A master’s degree, and certification from the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) desired. The City of Stonecrest offers a competitive benefits package that includes a salary range of $110,000 – $145,000 depending on experience and qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications

The city desires to hire a dynamic, forward-thinking, visionary leader, with a proven record of accomplishments in municipal planning and zoning services. The new director will offer experience and competence in urban planning, land use, development, comprehensive planning, floodplain management, GIS, and community development.

Additionally, the director should be knowledgeable of planning and development principles, “best practices,” particularly as it relates to managing growth responsibly, code administration, and ordinance development/enforcement.



Director of Communications & Technology

Open date: 11/12/2021

Job Description

The Director of Communications and Technology oversees a team that manages day-to-day media inquiries and responses relating to the administration of the city, its departments, serves as spokesperson for the City of Stonecrest, prepares and distributes news releases, hosts news conferences and related media events, drafts speeches, manages crisis communications, measures media coverage, and promotes digital communications.

Additionally, the director effectively and efficiently manages all internal and external communications activities of the City of Stonecrest and implements a comprehensive communications strategy for all departments in the city. Reporting to the City Manager, the Director of Communications and Technology ensures that the city’s messaging is concise, transparent, consistent, and delivered on time. In addition to communications responsibilities, this position also supervises the Information Technology (IT) functions of the city by managing IT third-party relationships.

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree, from an accredited college or university, in communications, journalism, marketing, business administration, political science, or a closely related concentration and a minimum of six (6) years professional experience in communication, digital communications, public affairs, media relations, including three (3) years in a supervisory capacity required. A master’s degree, and seven (7) years of related professional experience preferred.

Preferred Qualifications

The city desires to hire a dynamic, forward-thinking, visionary communications professional who offers a proven record of accomplishments in the field of communication, public relations, marketing, or a closely related field. The director will bring unquestionable competence in public speaking, exceptional oral and written communication skills, crisis communication ability, and business writing acumen coupled with a strong executive presence.

The Director will proactively lead the city’s public relations and community relations strategy to ensure alignment with the organization’s commitment to service excellence, transparency, and effectiveness.



Human Resources Director

Open date: 10/17/2021

Job Description

The Director of Human Resources (HRD) reports to and serves at the will of the City Manager. As a department director, the HRD serves as in-house consultant on all human resources duties, functions and responsibilities, and advises city departments on all human resources-related policies, programs and initiatives to include the identification and recommendation on best practices in recruitment, retention, employee development, benefits administration, workforce planning, employee recognition, compensation management, performance, employee discipline, and workers compensation.

The HRD reviews, prepares, interprets, and recommends changes or updates to the city’s personnel policy manual, and may investigate personnel-related charges, employee complaints, grievances, or similar issues involving employee progressive discipline. As such, the HRD maintains official employee records including insurance coverage, leaves and personnel transactions such as hiring, promotions, training, transfers, discipline, and terminations. Additionally, the HRD ensures compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations and updates city leadership on changing employment legislation.

Minimum Qualifications

This position requires a Bachelors’ degree in human resource management, business or public administration, or a closely related field. A Masters’ degree in a related field is desired.

Candidates must possess at least eight (8) years of progressive experience in a public or private human resources agency, including four (4) years of experience in a management or supervisory capacity in one or more of the functional areas of human resource management.

There is a strong preference for a director with experience in the public sector. Experience in the administration of health insurance benefits and compensation is highly desired. The City of Stonecrest offers a competitive benefits package that includes a salary range of $110,000 – $145,000 depending on experience and qualifications. Additionally, the city will offer a generous benefit package that is competitive with the local market.

City Clerk

Open date: 10/17/2021

Job Description

Under the general administrative direction of the Mayor and City Council, the City Clerk performs duties as set forth by the City Charter and serves as Records Manager for the City of Stonecrest. The City Clerk’s Office will record the official minutes of the City Council meetings and prepare agendas and supporting materials.

The City Clerk’s Office coordinates with liaisons within the city organization to ensure that agendas, minutes and records retention requirement are met. The City Clerk’s Office coordinates the city’s elections by ensuring that they are conducted in accordance with the Georgia State Election Board Election Code.

The City Clerk also works with other departments and the City Attorney to ensure that requests for public information are fulfilled in a manner consistent with the Georgia Open Records Act. The City Council has directed that the City Clerk’s Office will address all Open Records Request for the entire City. The City Clerk therefore serves as the custodian of all official records of the City and oversees the Records Management Program for the City.

Minimum Qualifications

The ideal candidate should have proven experience in public sector records retention policies and procedures. Demonstrated knowledge and familiarity of municipal laws and operating procedures is essential. The City Clerk should be able to utilize a variety of advisory data and information including the Georgia Local Government Code, Election Law Manual, Georgia Open Meetings and Records Act Handbook, and the City Code of Ordinances.

A Bachelor’s degree in business or public administration, political science or a closely related field, from an accredited college or university and a minimum of five (5) years related professional experience is highly desirable.

Selected candidate must possess or secure a valid Georgia Notary Public Certificate within 60 days. Additionally the successful candidate must attend a 15-hour mandatory orientation training presented by the Georgia Municipal Association, and Carl Vinson Institute of Government. Certification by the International Institute of Municipal Clerks (IIMC) as a Certified Clerk is preferred. The City of Stonecrest offers a competitive benefits package that includes a salary range of $75,000 – $100,000 depending on experience and qualifications.



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