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Development Director-FG - 2001794
Forestar Group Inc. is a residential lot development company and a majority-owned subsidiary of D.R. Horton, Inc., the largest homebuilder by volume in the United States since 2002.
Forestar Group is currently looking for an Development Director. The right candidate will be responsible for coordinating and managing the land development functions for a specific area to ensure timely completion to meet the company’s business plans and objectives.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Manage all land development activity in assigned projects for a specific area
Oversee due diligence on prospective projects to include review of preliminary budgets and schedules; review of site related reports, development orders and plat requirements; review and provide comments on engineering plans, plats, and landscape plans; interface with local government as needed to determine the viability of a project; and review and provide comments on Investment Committee packages
Select land development contractors and suppliers
Execute community development plans including construction of streets, utilities (wet and dry), amenities, common areas, storm water management facilities and entrances
Create and maintain development budgets
Review and approve monthly contractor pay applications
Interact with county and/or municipal governments on various issues surrounding permitting, development and construction
Direct a team of consultants during the construction of a project such as engineers, land planners, surveyors, landscape architects, land use attorneys, etc.
Responsible for preliminary and final platting of developments
Management of builder group to ensure compliance with contract terms and proper operation
Ensure clean and safe conditions within all communities
Conduct on-site inspections, startups, final walkthrough, turnovers, etc. as required for the project
Attend various community and/or governmental meetings
Conducts all business in a professional and ethical manner to serve customers and increase the goodwill and profit of the company
Ability to travel overnight
Valid driver’s license and a vehicle
Review project status reports submitted by Development Managers
Collaborate with Development Managers on department initiatives for improvement
Ensure all aspects of the NPDES/SWPPP program for each assigned project comply. Reporting and documentation on all projects under development are current
Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university, or seven to ten years of land development experience
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral form or via FOR applications
Proficiency with MS Office and email
Ability to stand and walk for 4 hours straight or up to a full 8-hour day; sit for extended periods; kneel and bend at the waist; climb, balance and stoop, crouch or crawl; walk up and down stairs; walk on unlevel terrain; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and peripheral vision
Regular exposure to outside weather conditions, moving mechanical parts, high precarious places and risk of electrical shock.
The noise level is moderate
Work effectively in high pressure situations
Ability to communicate organizational policies and other information to subordinates
Come join a winning team with a Fortune 500 company! We are growing fast and are looking for enthusiastic attitudes and team players to join our success. We offer an excellent benefits package including:
Medical, Vision and Dental
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Flex Spending Accounts
Vacation, Sick, Personal Time and Company Holidays
Primary Location: South Carolina-Mount Pleasant
Job Posting: May 27, 2020, 4:09:40 PM