Director of Land Development

Land Development Scottsdale, Phoenix


Director of Land Development


Scottsdale, AZ area



Employment Type:

Full-Time / Permanent

About Us

Mattamy Homes is the largest privately owned homebuilder in North America, with an over 41-year history of operations across the United States and Canada. Every year, Mattamy helps more than 8,000 families realize their dream of home ownership. In the U.S., Mattamy is represented in 11 markets – Charlotte, Dallas, Jacksonville, Naples, Orlando, Phoenix, Raleigh, Sarasota, Southeast Florida, Tampa, and Tucson.

Mattamy’s Mission:  To Provide The Best Homeowner Experience

Mattamy’s Core Values:  Teamwork, Commitment, and Community

Company Culture:  At Mattamy Homes the environment is engaging, exciting, rewarding, friendly and team oriented.  As employees of Mattamy, we truly believe in and are committed to the organization and have a passion for what we do, while continually striving to provide The Best Homeowner Experience.


In keeping with the Mattamy Mission of providing The Best Homeowner Experience, the Director of Land Development will work closely with the Division President and Mattamy Partners to manage land development projects and ensure they are completed in a timely and cost-effective manner.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage the Design, Bidding and Construction of Land Development projects, which includes being a liaison with Government Authorities, Consulting team members and contractors
  • Project scheduling, budgeting, cash flows and other financial reporting
  • Support management with municipal approvals: draft plans, zoning, site plans, subdivision registration etc.
  • Obtain development approvals by working with multi-disciplined consultant teams and government authorities
  • Support the Project Managers with the engineering process including civil, landscaping, and utility drawing approval process
  • Maintain appropriate records of approvals, engineering plans, permits etc. for each project
  • Build and maintain positive relationships within the organization and with Contractors, Municipalities, Agencies, and our Builders
  • Achieve timely planning and engineering approvals for civil, landscaping, utilities, etc. to ensure that all approvals are obtained in a timely manner and according to the project’s schedule
  • Oversee project visioning process, pursue alternative design standards and process subdivision, utility, and development agreements
  • Initiate, manage and execute land development and planning approval schedules
  • Produce land development budgets
  • Manage team of consultants for the timely completion of all deliverables
  • Oversee and review engineering and landscape design to meet schedules and achieve most timely/cost effective and customer friendly construction techniques & designs
  • Review overall earthwork strategies to minimize costs and avoid import/export of material
  • Provide senior management detailed project scheduling to ensure timing completion of projects and ability to close planned land sales on time
  • Review and analyze contract documents prior to award and negotiate prices and terms of contract (in consultation with the Vice President)


  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Urban Planning, Landscape Architecture and/or Design or related field
  • 8 years of relevant experience in residential and/or commercial land development
  • Hardworking, detail-oriented and analytical professional with a strategic mindset
  • Proven strength in analysis and creative problem solving, communication, interpersonal relationships, self-motivation, and leadership
  • Willingness to learn and grow professionally
  • Extensive knowledge of Excel; strong skills with PowerPoint, & Outlook.  AutoCAD would be a plus
  • Willingness to travel to construction sites and consultant offices - a valid driver’s license is required

Why Mattamy

When you’re part of the Mattamy family, your day to day work has an incredible impact. Everyone on our team contributes to the unique Mattamy Way of helping our customers transform their home ownership dreams into reality all while providing The Best Homeowner Experience. What we do takes teamwork, and like family, everyone pulls together to give our very best. With a focus on continued growth and industry leadership, exciting career possibilities are waiting for you at Mattamy.

Based on the culture we pride ourselves on, we’ve received external recognition as well:

  • Best Places to Work in Raleigh for 2021
  • Best Places to Work in Tampa Bay for 2020 & 2019
  • Best Places to Work in Orlando for 2021, 2018, 2016 & 2013
  • Best Places to Work in Charlotte for 2018 & 2017
  • Best Places to Work in Jacksonville for 2016 & 2015 

At Mattamy Homes, we’re passionate about creating and promoting a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone can do their best work. Diversity and inclusion are important aspects of the work we do to support our homebuyers, colleagues and communities. We offer a progressive environment where you can experience exciting possibilities in your career including continuous learning and an opportunity for growth. Our competitive compensation and full-time employee benefits package includes:

  • 3 weeks of Company Paid Vacation + 3 weeks of Company Paid Time Off and Sick Time
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance and Short/Long Term Disability
  • Flex Spending, 401K with Company Matching and Tuition Reimbursement
  • Entertainment Discounts, Employee Home Ownership Program and Company-wide Volunteer Program

We have big plans for our business and our team. Be part of our ambitious future!

Mattamy Homes is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, citizenship, religion, sex, national origin, disability or with respect to any other status protected under federal, state, and local laws or ordinances. Equal access to programs, services, and employment is available to all persons.

Qualified applicants will be contacted directly by the Talent Acquisition team.