Job Description

As a Land Development Manager working for Taylor Morrison you will be responsible to effectively and efficiently coordinate the development of company-owned property to achieve business plans and financial objectives. Will create and manage land development budgets, monitor work and actively track invoices, need to understand all components of the land development processes and timing/sequencing of all phases of those processes. Secure the company’s ability to deliver lots on time and play an integral role in the planning process for the jurisdictions in which the company operates, anticipating all possible requirements needed to secure building permits. Ability to understand design-related components necessary to satisfy jurisdictional requirements.

We trust that as a Land Development Manager you will: (responsibilities)
  • Conceptual Plan/Preliminary Plat/Final Plat
  • Obtain approval of subdivision, development and reimbursement agreements
  • Obtain common area landscape plan approval
  • Direct civil engineer on improvement plan issues and schedules
  • Direct civil engineer on final plat development issues and schedule
  • Direct civil engineer on final plat schedules
  • Prepare trade specific scopes of work, bid package, and construction contracts
  • Evaluate and quantify bid results by trade
  • Coordinate with dry utility companies for plan preparation, service agreements, easement dedications, and schedule
  • Schedule and attend all pre-construction and onsite progress meetings
  • Coordinate wetland mitigation work
  • Manage day-to-day operations of general contractor and all other trades
  • Manage day-to-day development activities
  • Schedule appropriate vendors / subcontractors to meet project schedule
  • Direct all trades on conflicts to achieve resolution
  • Comply with all agency requirements
  • Inspect improvements to ensure compliance with plans
  • Coordinate start of home construction with contractors and agencies
  • Implement erosion control
  • Communicate to other Land staff and, if appropriate, Sales and Construction
  • Create subdivision punch list with inspectors
  • Direct all trades on all corrective punch list measures and periodic maintenance/repairs
  • Implement maintenance measures
  • Lead New Community Opening Meetings
  • Create subdivision one year punch list with inspectors
  • Direct all trades on all corrective one year punch list measures
  • Obtain conditional use and/or temporary permits, as required
  • Coordinate and communicate with HOA and CDD’s
  • Prepare affordable housing program (if required)
  • Prepare sales disclosures (as needed)
  • You are willing to perform other duties as assigned

What you will need: (competencies, behaviors & attributes)

  • Business Acumen
  • Customer Focus
  • Developing Direct Reports and Others
  • Drive for Results
  • Priority Setting
  • Self-Knowledge

About you:

  • 3 years combined experience in the Home Building Industry
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Civil Engineering, Planning or Construction Management required
  • Attention to detail A MUST
  • Ability to anticipate possible obstacles and propose favorable solutions
  • Strong work ethic and commitment to implementation and execution
  • Concise writing and public speaking/presentation skills are desirable for reporting to the management team
  • Ability to read improvement plans, formulate budgets and understand accounting principles
  • Strong computer and negotiating skills
  • Action and results oriented
  • Superior ability to successfully multi-task and utilize project management skills

FLSA Status: Exempt

Will have responsibilities such as:

  • Interviewing, selecting, and training employees;
  • Setting rates of pay and hours of work;
  • Appraising productivity; handling employee grievances or complaints, or disciplining employees;
  • Determining work techniques;
  • Planning the work;
  • Apportioning work among employees;
  • Determining the types of equipment to be used in performing work, or materials needed;
  • Planning budgets for work;
  • Monitoring work for legal or regulatory compliance;
  • Providing for safety and security of the workplace

Essential Functions:

Successful job applicants will be able to perform these functions. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Report to Division/Corporate Office/Community daily and adhere to schedule
  • Ability to oversee direct reports daily and provide guidance as needed
  • Ability to access, input, and retrieve information from a computer and/or electronic device
  • Ability to have face to face conversations with customers, co-workers and higher level manager
  • Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time and move around work environment as needed
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle
  • Comply with company policies and procedure

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time
  • The ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds

*Taylor Morrison experience and/or successful completion of training program may override required education and/or experience requirement.

Job descriptions are not intended as, nor should be construed to be, exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with a job.  They are intended to be accurate reflections of those principal job duties and responsibilities essential for making fair pay decisions about the job.


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