Forward Planning Manager

  • D.R. Horton
  • 2260 Douglas Blvd Ste. 110, Roseville, CA 95661
  • Apr 25, 2022
Full time

Job Description

Essential Duties And Responsibilities

Manage the entire due diligence process. Due diligence includes determining both the physical and financial feasibility of a planned community.

  • Physical Due Diligence:
    • Physically walking the site with the ability to determine potential for special development situations, (i.e. demolition, utilities, relocations, special grading issues, etc.)
  • Research the following and possess the analytical skills to interpret the following:
    • Adjacent zoning classifications & uses, aviation flight paths and pattern space, current or future nearby freeway construction (dates), transmission lines, school district information, nearby shopping, employment areas, review existing and possible proposed zoning classifications, determine if existing stipulations exist (prior zoning case), determine if stipulated to existing site plan, review City Zoning Ordinance, current impact fees, school “voluntary”(ransom) fees, preliminary entitlement schedule, acquire City water, sewer, right-of-way and zoning maps, City buy-ins, Right-of-way dedication or abandonment needs, median breaks request or required, water size/location, sewer size/location, capacity, identify electric company provider, power pole/line burial, status of any existing fence (condition/location), status of existing pavement/curb/gutter/sidewalk, existing landscaping (relocate/salvage/clear & grub), status of existing irrigation ditches/pipes, review flood plain maps for determination
  • Financial Due Diligence:
    • Research and organize market data to determine the financial viability of a planned community. Act as a member of the executive team in determining product mix, and in determining the overall viability of the project
  • Ownership of the entire entitlement process including:
    • Hiring and coordination of counsel in generating submittal narratives/exhibits. Hiring and coordination of land planning and engineering consultants to prepare submittal exhibits/plans. Receive, review and revise exhibits/plans. Attend meetings with City Staff and DRHI Development Team. Request, receive and submit City application fee, submit application and plans to planning. Attend public hearings and speak as required. Schedule and attend neighbor meetings and speak as required. Render site plan for meetings. Request and receive adjacent neighbor mailing labels for notification. Prepare notifications, affidavits of notice and submit to City. Prepare notifications, stuff envelopes and mail out letters. Coordinate and pay for GP/Zoning signage (on site)
  • Oversee the completion, submittal and approval of construction plans including:
    • Solicit bids and determining engineers and other consultants. Coordinate and track the submittal of construction plans and other plans (i.e., Final Site Plan and Final Plat). Attend follow-up meeting with City staff. Receive and review plans, produce revisions. Coordinate with staff on Council approval of Final Plat. Coordinate Final Plat recordation
  • Oversee the Tax appeal process within the Division:
    • Research of comps in the area. Prepare applications and submit appeals to County. Attend and represent the company in all tax appeal hearings.
  • Oversee and coordinate all other public hearings including: variances, amendments, abandonment’s, etc.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Directly supervises two or more employees in the Forward Planning Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or six to eight years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must have a vehicle, a valid driver's license, and be willing to travel.
  • Registered planner or engineer helpful but not required.

Number of Openings


Who can apply?