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About San Rafael
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The City of San Rafael is a charter city founded in 1913. The
mission of the City is to enhance the quality of life and to
provide for a safe, healthy, prosperous and livable environment in
partnership with the community. The City has a staff of 387
full-time employees and an annual budget of $82.4 million. City
departments include the City Manager's Office, Management Services,
Finance, Community Development, Community Services, Fire, Library,
Police, and Public Works.
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COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR
CITY OF SAN RAFAEL, CALIFORNIA
$156, 336 - 190,032 annually DOQ/DOE
Come join our boundary-pushing and transformative Executive Team
at the City of San Rafael!
The City of San Rafael is looking for a Community Development
Director to lead our City Planning, Housing, Building Construction,
and Code Enforcement into the future. This position is part of the
City's passionate and skilled executive team that promotes a
culture that: inspires creative thinking and engagement,
proactively pursues actions to ensure that San Rafael continues to
be an amazing place to be, provides effective and easy access to
City services, and supports work-life balance. If you are looking
for a career where you can work in a fast-paced and positive
environment, initiate, and manage exciting projects, and be a part
of a dynamic leadership team, then this is a great match for
For more information and to apply visit our job board: https://wbcpinc.com/job-board/
The Community Development Director leads the vision, management
and execution of projects and business processes in three main
divisions: City Planning, Building Construction, and Code
Enforcement. This position is part of the City's executive team
with a culture that inspires creative thinking, engagement and
supports quality of life and work-life balance. This is an at-will,
executive position that reports directly to the City Manager and
oversees an annual operating budget of $4 million. The Director
oversees approximately 20 staff: three division managers, a
principal analyst and 16 indirect FTE. This position will also:
- Recommend short- and long-range planning.
- Provide planning and land use consultative services and
recommendations to elected officials, commissions, civic groups,
executive leadership, and the general public.
- Develop and implement community development and growth
- Oversee grant applications and management, and contracts and
partnership agreements with community groups and
- Lead policy development, updates to service delivery, and
- Lead innovation to a more transparent and open government with
easier access to services and resources.
- Recruit, select, develop, coach, manage, and lead a team of
land, planning, building and other professionals.
- Interpret City, County, State and Federal code, law, and
regulations, and enforce local ordinances.
- Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college
or university with a degree in land-use planning, urban planning,
landscape architecture or closely related field, AND
- Six years of experience in municipal planning, including at
least two years in a supervisory capacity.
- AICP (American Institute of Certified Planners) certification
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
The City of San Rafael offers an attractive compensation and
benefits program. The range for this position is $156,336 - 190,032
annually DOQ/DOE, and a competitive benefits program, see the full
brochure for more details.
HOW TO APPLY: This position is open until the needs of the City
are met, apply by January 14th, 2021 for first consideration.
Interviews will be held February 1st and 2nd, 2021 (selected
candidates will need to be available both days)
Please contact your recruiter, Sam Sackman, with any
- 866-929-WBCP (9227) toll free
- 541-630-0657 (direct)
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