Land Development Project Manager


Highland Homes, a successful Florida home builder, is now hiring a Land Development Project Manager! The Land Development Project Manager is a new role on the land team who will manage land development projects and work with the VP of Land Development on the day-to-day aspects of residential land development. This role will be a mix of in-field project management and in-office work. Due to our client's growth, this role is need to help manage multiple land development projects and the work that each project requires. 

This is a salary position with regular hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at our corporate offices in Lakeland with occasional travel throughout Central Florida. Candidates must live in Central Florida or be willing to relocate to Central Florida for consideration. 


Job Responsibilities 

  • Prepare and maintain detailed cost estimates, project budgets, and schedules for small to large scale residential land development projects  

  • Bidding and negotiation of all land development work, including, but not limited to: pipework, roadwork, construction material testing, hardscape, landscape, irrigation and other required improvements  

  • Supervise all development activities including earthwork, installation of potable and reclaim water systems, sanitary and storm collection systems, roadways, grading, irrigation, landscaping and public utilities  

  • Conduct weekly development meetings with engineers, surveyors, planners, and contractors  

  • Review and approve all development invoices, pay applications, and change orders for payment  

  • Coordinate permit certifications and obtain final acceptance and bond releases from the permitting agencies for completed projects  



  • Bachelor’s degree preferred 

  • A minimum of 1 year of residential land development experience 

  • Valid, unrestricted driver’s license and a good driving record 

  • Excellent written, oral, and organizational skills 

  • Must possess professional attitude to represent the company in a positive manner 

  • Ability to perform, in a professional manner, multiple detail-oriented tasks with simultaneous deadlines 

  • Computer literate with ability to work with Microsoft Office. Strong Excel and reporting skills are critical 


  • Competitive salary and bonus 

  • Monthly vehicle allowance 

  • Health, dental, and life insurance 

  • 401K matching 

  • Holidays, vacation, and paid time off 

  • Opportunity for advancement

Cover Letter: Please let us know, in addition to the experience outlined on your resume, why you will be a valuable member of the Highland Homes team.

Job Type: Full-time

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