Director of Land Use (Brooklyn, NY)

Position Title: Director of Land Use
Employer’s Name: Office of the Brooklyn Borough President
Job Location (City, State): Brooklyn, NY
Job description:
The Brooklyn Borough President’s Office seeks a Director of Land Use and Topography to lead a team responsible for carrying out the Borough President’s Charter mandates to review and make recommendations on applications moving through the City’s Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP), maintain the City Map for the Borough of Brooklyn and assign and maintain a record of street addresses through the Office’s Topographical Bureau. The department also advises the Borough President on land use matters as they relate to the Borough President’s policy and program initiatives, engages in comprehensive planning for the Borough, and provides technical support to Community Boards regarding land use issues and the public review process.

The Director will report to the Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy and is required to run ULURP hearings, attend various community board meetings and maintain regular communication with board leadership and applicants regarding projects in the land use review process; undertake special land use projects as they relate to the Borough President’s policy priorities; and lead the Borough President’s comprehensive planning initiative. The Director will manage the work of the Topographical Bureau to fulfill their Charter mandates. The Director will also work closely with other departments in the agency as projects require interdepartmental collaboration.

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