Community Development Director

City of Lompoc, CA

Job Details

  • Job Function: Economic Development Director; Other Department Head/Director
  • Salary: $111,696 - $152,064. DOQE
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 42,434
  • Where: 100 Civic Center Plaza, Lompoc, CA 93436
  • Form of Government: Council-Manager

Post Date: Jan 31 2019


The City of Lompoc, California (pop. 43,000) is seeking candidates for Community Development Director. The position is the executive manager responsible for coordinating the activities of current and advanced planning, economic development, building inspection, recreation, and various federal and state grant programs The incumbent receives direction from and is responsible to the City Manager for day-to-day operations.

Typical Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in urban and regional planning, or related field and five (5) years progressively responsible professional level experience in urban planning or community development, including at least three (3) years in a management capacity in local government. Master's Degree is desirable.

Examination Process: Based on the information provided, the best qualified applicants will be invited for further examination. The examination process may consist of, but not limited to, a formal panel interview, in-basket and/or written exercise. Subsequently, top candidates will be invited for follow-up interview with the City Manager.

Application Process: Candidates must complete a City employment application (include copies of any professional certificates), résumé, and three professional references. All completed application packets will be reviewed.

The City offers a compensation package that includes a CalPERS retirement plan. EOE

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