Director of Community Development

City of Lake Elsinore
Until Filled

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.

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