Director of Land Development

Land Development Dallas, Texas


Position at Century Communities

About Century Communities
As one of the nation's largest homebuilders and an industry leader in online home sales, we know what it takes to be a market gamechanger, and that includes providing you with all the resources, opportunities, and benefits to build a thriving and rewarding career.  
Benefits We Offer
Team members enjoy an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with employer match, paid time off, and sick leave, plus home and mortgage discounts. We also offer competitive salaries with the potential for discretionary bonuses and/or commission structure (depending on the position).  
We Hire The Best
Our mission of building, financing, and insuring A Home For Every Dream™ is only possible with the best talent in the industry. If that’s you—if you’re a self-starter, changemaker, and thoughtful collaborator ready to take their career to the next level—then apply today!  
What You’ll Do:
The Director of Land Development is responsible for supervising all land development field activities for assigned communities from pre-construction meetings to bond release. Additionally, this role will work closely with the land team for the entitlement of projects including but not limited to, development agreements, preliminary and final plats, civil construction plans, development permits, landscape plans, and utility company designs.  
Your Key Responsibilities Include:  
  • Ensure projects meet governmental requirements and individual site plans and specifications.
  • Monitor land development schedules on assigned communities.
  • Ensure completion of land development improvements for bond reductions and release.
  • Prepare and maintain land development budgets.
  • Coordinate the hiring and daily management of subcontractors for land development.
  • Coordinate preparation of Land Development budgets and projects and schedules.
  • Coordinate all consultant interaction and work directly with various approval agencies including City and County Planning/Engineering/Zoning/ XCEL/HOA Departments related to all entitlement processes and other issues that arise.
  • Negotiate contract price and terms.
  • Prepare and review contracts.
  • Manage the surety process for all projects.
  • Complete all other duties as assigned by the Division President. 
Your Education and Experience:  
  • Bachelor Degree in Land Planning, Civil Engineering or Construction Management. 
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Land Development, Construction Management, Homebuilding. 
  • Knowledge of scope, region, jurisdictions and general land development.
  • Ability to budget, bid, schedule, plan, organize, manage and supervise subcontractors.
  • Knowledge of MS Office with focus on Excel and Project.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Self-starter splitting time between office and field with ability to perform duties with little supervision.
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Attention to detail.