Community Development Director

City of Desert Hot Springs, CA
(916) 784-9080

With its elevated views of the Coachella Valley and thousands of acres of gorgeous mountain preserves, Desert Hot Springs is one of the fastest growing communities in Southern California. Minutes from an international airport, golf, shopping, renowned restaurants, major sporting events and more, this spa destination city beckons visitors and resort recreational developers. The City of Desert Hot Springs is seeking an imaginative and strategic leader to effectively manage and direct its Community Development Department. The ideal candidate will be a service-minded individual with a business friendly, customer service approach, and at ease working in a collaborative environment. Qualified candidates will possess a bachelor's degree in Urban Planning, Environmental Design, Architecture or a directly related field; at least five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience in Public Administration, Planning and Community Development, including three (3) years of administrative and supervisory responsibility. The salary for the Community Development Director $134,562 - $163,561 annually, dependent upon qualifications. If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please visit our website at to apply online. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call Ms. Carmen Valdez at (916) 784-9080. Filing deadline: November 22, 2020.