Community Development Director

Job Information

Job Category

Parks Planning, Rural Planning, Urban Design

Company Name

City of Battle Ground

Position Level


Job Description

The City of Battle Ground, WA is seeking a Community Development Director for this vibrant community of 21,780 tucked in the foothills of the rugged Cascade Mountains in southwest Washington. As the commercial and social hub for the larger north Clark County area, Battle Ground is known for offering a strong sense of community and a country living alternative within reach of the larger Portland-Vancouver metropolitan area. Battle Ground is a full-service city that operates under a Council-Manager form of government with a total budget of $69.5 million and a team of 96 FTEs. The Community Development Department consists of a team of 10.5 FTEs across two primary divisions: Planning and Building. The Planning and Building divisions operate with a budget of $1.1 million and $2.3 million, respectively. THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR Under the direction of the City Manager, the Community Development Director plans, organizes and directs the activities of the Community Development Department, including long-range and comprehensive planning, development review and permitting, code enforcement, building services, and developer support activities. WHY APPLY This is an excellent opportunity to join a well-managed and fiscally sound organization and work to create new strategic opportunities for the City of Battle Ground. Located in the scenic foothills of the Cascade Mountains, the city is surrounded by natural beauty and offers a high quality of life and access to an abundance of outdoor recreation activities. The city benefits from an experienced City Manager and team of Department Directors. The next Community Development Director will be in a leadership position to help create a new vision and plan for community and economic development.

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Salary Range

$127,009.20 - $150,974.04 annually DOQ

Other Benefits

More Information: GMP Consultants is assisting the City of Battle Ground with this search. Learn more at The City of Battle Ground is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First Review is October 8, 2023.

Job Start Date


Position Type

Permanent Full-Time



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Contact Information

Hiring Contact Name

Ray Corpuz


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