Stephenville is the county seat of Erath County, Texas, and is located 70 miles southwest of Fort Worth at the intersection of U.S. Highways 377, 67 and 281. The current estimated population is 21,640. Founded in 1856, Stephenville is home to Tarleton State University, part of the Texas A&M University System. Known as the ‘Cowboy Capital of the World’ and the ‘City of Champions’, Stephenville takes pride in having small town values, where a strong work ethic, family-values, and a giving heart still matter. The City is Seeking an energetic and experienced urban planner, who has a track record for being a strategic thinker with an ability to assist the community to develop effective policies to be the Director of Development Services. For more information on the community and the position, please see the attached brochure.