Job Details

Director-Development Services
County of Butte, CA
Job Description

This is an outstanding career opportunity to lead the Butte County Department of Development Services (DDS). Reporting to the County Administrator and Board of Supervisors, this position oversees a dynamic organization comprised of four divisions including Administration, Building, Code Enforcement, and Planning Services at its Oroville office. The Director has overall responsibility for the management of a department with 31 employees and a $6.7 million budget. Exciting opportunities include:
- Finding creative solutions for replanning and rebuilding after the Camp Fire, California’s most destructive wildfire, destroyed 14,000 homes (3,500 in the County) creating an extreme housing shortage.
- Planning for development in the face of new State regulations including the development of an Environmental Justice Element and planning for housing production.
- Planning for future disasters including an update to the County’s Safety Element.
- Continuously improving department technology for streamlined Building Permits, Planning Projects and Code Enforcement processing and inspections in coordination with other County departments and partner agencies.

Job Details
$150,994 - $184,548
Job Function:
Planning Director
County of Butte
25 County Center Dr
Oroville, CA 95965-3316
United States
Population: 225,000
Form of Government: County Council-Administrator/Manager