Land Planning & Entitlement Manager

Land Acquisition Jacksonville, Florida


 

Title:

Land Planning & Entitlement Manager

Location:

Jacksonville, FL

Department:

Land Acquisition

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.

Responsibilities

  • Assist Vice President of Land with sourcing new land acquisition or disposition opportunities to manage overall asset portfolio
  • Help develop land plans, project scheduling, budgeting, cash flows and a filing system
  • Lead the development of the project/community vision and design
  • Plan and lead multi-discipline meetings to gain alignment on community vision
  • Participate in housing product development and translate into land planning
  • Maintain strong relationships with vendors, brokers, government authorities and other community stakeholders
  • Analyze potential land acquisitions and due diligence inspection materials
  • Develop and analyze land proformas and homebuilding proformas (required proficiency with Microsoft Excel)
  • Perform necessary community coordination with Consultants for the completion of all necessary timelines and schedules
  • Manage land acquisition and disposition processes
  • Drive the overall community schedule from land use to community opening by leading the Bringing the community to market process with input from various department heads
  • Coordinate with community management companies regarding homeowners’ association management tasks
  • Manage payment of Community property taxes for all land assets held by the Division
  • Mentor, train and support interns and other team members

Planning Stage & Land Development Stage

  • Assist Land Development Manager to achieve timely Community planning approvals of Re-zonings, General Plan Amendments, Preliminary Plats, Final Plats, Landscape Plans, Utility Plans, etc.
  • Produce financial evaluations of all plan alternatives with input from Land Development Manager
  • Assist Land Development Manager in reviewing Community engineering and landscape designs to meet schedules and achieve most timely/cost effective construction techniques and designs
  • Process subdivision, utility, and pre-servicing agreements
  • Ensure Sales, Marketing, Purchasing, Construction and head office have all information required for scheduling, sales and construction operations and functions
  • Obtain all required permit and generate CMA graphs
  • Coordinate the development of and manage all homeowners’ association and CDD documents
  • Process subcontractor, consultant and supplier invoices for payment by A/P and manage lien waivers
  • Manage letter of credits, bonds and certificate of occupancy hold agreements and pursue bond exonerations upon the completion of land development
  • Produce financial reports for review by the management team

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Engineering, Planning, Construction Management, Business, Finance, Accounting or related field
  • Experience in the homebuilding and land development industry required
  • Understanding of the entitlement and land development process
  • 5 years + of direct/advancing experience in a similar role (preferred but not required)
  • Computer proficiency in MS Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel and financial modelling is required
  • Excellent project coordination skills in assisting team’s work efforts
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills – verbal and written
  • Understanding of planning policies and regulations across mutable Florida Counties and municipalities is desirable
  • Familiarity with land development and amenity construction budgeting/cash flows
  • Concise writing and public speaking/presentation skills are required for reporting to senior investment committee
  • Proven track record of excelling within a team-oriented and collaborative environment
  • Ability to put together relevant market data and performing comparable project analysis

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 Orlando for 2021, 2018, 2016 & 2013
  • Best Places to Work in Phoenix for 2021
  • Best Places to Work in Raleigh for 2021
  • Best Places to Work in Tampa Bay for 2020 & 2019
  • Best Places to Work in Charlotte for 2018 and 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 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.