Director of Community Development Job at West Sacramento, Yolo County, California

Director of Community Development

City of West Sacramento , California


Job Information 

Full-Time

Community Development

Executive Level

Salary/Wage 

$150,000.00 - $180,000.00 Annually

Application Deadline 

Continuous

03/22/2021 11:59 PM PDT

Recruitment Type 

Open Competitive

Details 

The City of West Sacramento, California is conducting a search for a top caliber individual to join the City as the next Director of Community Development. Located just across the Sacramento River from the State Capitol, the City of West Sacramento, with a population of just over 53,000, offers its residents and businesses a convenient location, quality housing choices, and numerous opportunities to work and live in the same community. The Department consists of the Planning, Building, Development Engineering, Environmental Services, Code Enforcement, and Business License Divisions. Operating with an annual budget of $16.2 million, it is staffed with 33 employees and includes a large contract for solid waste collection. Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge and skill.  A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and skill would be: A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major in business, finance, urban planning, public administration, or related field. Ten years of increasingly responsible professional and high-level management experience in planning, finance, redevelopment, housing, or economic development, including three years of supervisory experience.

The salary for the Community Development Director is $150,000 to $180,000 depending upon qualifications. The City offers an excellent benefits package including CalPERS retirement. Interested candidates should email their cover letter and resume to apply@ralphandersen.comApply by Monday, March 22, 2021. Confidential inquiries welcomed to Greg Nelson at (916) 630-4900. Brochure available at www.ralphandersen.com.

 

Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  (Illustrative Only):  Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job.
 

  • Plans, organizes, assigns and directs the activities, operations, projects, and programs of the Community Development Department, including, but not limited to Development Services, Code Enforcement, Planning, Environmental Services & Sustainability, and Building.
  • Establishes, implements and evaluates departmental goals, priorities, procedures and policies.
  • Provides staff assistance to the City Manager, City Council, commissions and committees.
  • Represents the City and the Community Development Department to outside groups and organizations.
  • Coordinates department activities with those of other departments and outside agencies.
  • Directs the preparation, justification and administration of the department budget and work plan.
  • Directs the selection, development, evaluation and discipline of department staff.
  • Prepares or directs the preparation of reports, memoranda, correspondence, studies, research and special projects.

 

Minimum qualifications & Requirements

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:  Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge and skill.  A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and skill would be:
 
Education:   A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major in business, finance, urban planning, public administration or related field.
 
Experience:   Ten (10) years of increasingly responsible professional and high-level management experience in planning, finance, redevelopment, housing or economic development, including three (3) years of supervisory experience.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES:  Possession of a valid California driver’s license.

Location 

1110 W Capitol Ave # 3

West Sacramento, CA 95605

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