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Now Recruiting – Land Development Manager

Job Description – Land Development Manager

Responsible for the overall management of projects, including job site supervision, oversight,
plan and report preparation, entitlements and permitting, preparation and monitoring of
budgets and schedules. Additional responsibilities include providing technical reviews,
developing a quality assurance and quality control procedures for projects, demonstrate
planning skills, coordinate design and construction schedules, and development of cost
estimating and project budgets.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
• Be the primary point of contact for all activities related to the master-planned community
• Primary involvement in due diligence process on new projects
• Assist and coordinate with relevant department heads and consultants in obtaining final
entitlements and permit approvals for projects
• Assist in the bid process from initiation to bid award to contractors and
coordinating with engineers
• Effectively and efficiently coordinate the development of the company-owned property to achieve
business plans and financial objectives.
• Create land development budgets, monitor work, and actively track invoices
• Understand all components of the development process and time sequencing for all phases of
the development process
• Read contracts and advise on suggested courses of action
• Manage final inspections through the plat process, schedule with engineer, coordinate as-builts
and necessary paperwork with the production team for final acceptance.
• Play an integral role in the planning process in jurisdictions for planned development and
research all requirements needed to secure building permits
• Understand design-related components necessary to satisfy jurisdictional requirements
• Report to Office/Community daily and adhere to schedule
• Perform all other duties as assigned
Summary of Qualifications
• 5+ years of progressive experience in Land working for a homebuilder required
• 3-5 years related experience in managing the development of new communities.
• High School Diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor’s degree in construction management or
real estate preferred
• Strong leadership and management skills
• Strong project management and budgeting skills
• Familiarity with reading and understanding civil engineering plans – grading and utilities
• Ability to oversee multiple projects daily and provide guidance as needed
• Ability to oversee numerous professional consultants efficiently and effectively
• Ability to anticipate possible obstacles and propose favorable solutions
• Concise writing and public speaking/presentation skills
• Proficient in Microsoft applications including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
• Background in project planning and estimating is a plus
• Action and results-oriented Business Acumen
• Ability to have face to face conversations with customers, co-workers, and upper level
• Priority Setting
• Valid Driver’s License and good driving record
• Provide safety and security in the workplace
• Comply with company policies and procedures
• Team Player
Physical Requirements
• Must be able to able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time
• Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time and/or move around a work environment as
• The ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up
to 25 pounds
Job descriptions are not intended as, nor should be construed to be, an exhaustive list of all
responsibilities, skills, efforts, and/or working conditions associated with a job. Job descriptions
are intended to be an accurate reflection of principal job duties and responsibilities essential for
making fair pay decisions about the job.
Benefits of Working with McKinley Homes
In addition to a great team atmosphere, career development, and advancement opportunities,
McKinley Homes offers full-time employees an extensive benefits package to include the following:
1. Competitive Compensation
2. Health Care – Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescription Drug Coverage
3. Simple IRA with Company Matching Contributions
4. Flexible Spending Accounts
5. Vacation & Company Holidays
6. Employee Home Purchase Rebate Program

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