Director of Community Development

Management
Full-time
City of Lake Elsinore
Until Filled
javina@lake-elsinore.org
951-674-3124

DEFINITION:
Under administrative direction, plans, manages, oversees, and directs the operations and services of the City's Community Development Department, including Planning, Building and Safety, Code Enforcement, and Fire Prevention; coordinates activities with other City officials, departments, outside agencies, contractors, organizations, and the public; establishes department goals, objectives, policies, and procedures; provides highly complex staff assistance to the Planning Commission and the City Council; serves as a technical resource for assigned staff; performs other related duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS: (The following are minimal qualifications necessary for entry into the classification.)

Education and/or Experience:
Any combination of education and experience that has provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for a Director of Community Development. A typical way of obtaining the required qualifications is to possess the equivalent of five years of increasingly responsible experience in urban or regional planning, including two years in a supervisory or management capacity, and a bachelor's degree in urban or regional planning or a related field. A master's degree in urban planning, public administration, or business administration may be substituted for one year of the required non-supervisory experience.

License/Certificate:
Possession of, or the ability to obtain, a valid California Class C driver's license. AICP designation is highly desirable.