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Director of Land Development

Company: D.R. Horton
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: May 6, 2024

Job Description:

*D.R. Horton, Inc., the largest homebuilder in the U.S.,*was founded in 1978 and is a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange. It is engaged in the construction and sale of high quality homes designed principally for the entry-level and first time move-up markets. The Company also provides mortgage financing and title services for homebuyers through its mortgage and title subsidiaries. Please visit our website atwww.drhorton.comfor more information.
D.R. Horton, currently looking for aDirector of Land Development. The right candidate will work closely with the Division President to develop raw land and deliver lots for building communities to meet the established goals in the division's business plan. Manages the installation of community infrastructure within budget and time constraints.
Essential Duties and Responsibilitiesinclude the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Perform the obligations and signature duties required by the elected office stated in the Corporate Authority resolutions
  • Collaborate with the Land Development team to complete cost estimates, lot densities, development schedules and identify risk during due diligence required in the submittal package for corporate approval
  • Interface with Land Department staff during due diligence to verify the checklist is completed from contract phase through post-closing phase
  • Lead teams in all aspects of community development including design, planning, engineering and development
  • Solicit, analyze and meet with contractors for bids on new development projects
  • Negotiate and finalize contracts with contractors
  • Create budgets for the construction of entrances, lots, amenities and associated infrastructure for D.R. Horton communities, including roads, drainage, water, sewer and landscaping
  • Oversee the activities of land planners, engineers, consultants, government officials and trade partners in the execution of land development tasks on time and at budget
  • Review preliminary plats and revisions for final plat recordation
  • Perform final walks with local authorities for street, water/sewer acceptance and secure bond release
  • Develop and adhere to the division's land development schedule and budget for each project and provide regular updates to the Division President
  • Ensure active and quality communication is established and maintained with other internal departments regarding the status of future projects
  • Provide leadership to the Land Development team including overall people management, talent identification, recruiting, and employee development
  • Monitor budgets on each phase of development, and continually review all accounting relative to land development including cash flow projections
  • Assume the primary responsibility for Storm Water Pollution Prevention Program (SWPPP)
  • Develop, a positive teamwork and achievement-oriented culture with staff, consultants, and contractors
  • Monitor work for legal and regulatory compliance
  • Establish and maintain positive working relationships with government authorities
  • 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

    • Supervisory Responsibilities

      • Supervises 2 or more employees

        Education and/or Experience

        • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university

        • Seven to ten years of related experience and/or training

        • Must have a vehicle and a valid driver's license

        • Strong verbal and written communication skills

        • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written oral form or via DRH applications

        • Proficiency with MS Office and email

        • Ability to stand and walk for 4 hours straight or up to full 8-hour day; sit for extended periods; kneel and bend at the waist; walk up and down stairs; walk on unlevel terrain; use hands and fingers to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk hear. Ability to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision ability required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and peripheral vision

        • Regular exposure to outside weather conditions particularly heat, sun exposure, wind and dust

        • The noise level is generally moderate but can be loud if heavy equipment is in operation

          • Preferred Qualifications

            • Understand civil engineering plans, grading plans, as-builts and layouts for utilities
            • Experience in homebuilding
            • Real estate transaction knowledge

              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
              • 401(K)
              • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
              • Flex Spending Accounts
              • Life Insurance
              • Vacation, Sick, Personal Time and Company Holidays

                /Build YOUR future with D.R. Horton, America's Builder. #WeBuildPeople2/
                Followus on social media @hortoncareers for an inside look at our company and connect with us on LinkedIn for up to date job listings!
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                Job: *Land
                Organization: *Home Builder
                Title: Director of Land Development
                Location: Arizona-Scottsdale
                Requisition ID: 2402519

Keywords: D.R. Horton, Scottsdale , Director of Land Development, Executive , Scottsdale, Arizona

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