Community Development Director

Job Description

The City of Hemet is currently looking for a proven leader and experienced professional to serve as the Community Development Director. The ideal candidate will have a passion for delivering high-quality services and is an individual who can assist the City Manager with the vision of moving the City forward. 

To be considered for this exceptional career opportunity, please submit a completed application,  cover letter of interest, resume, supplemental questionnaire and a list of five (5) professional references through the Human Resources Department online application system as soon as possible. References will not be contacted until mutual interest has been established

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:  Under the general direction of the City Manager, the Community Development Director plans, directs, manages, and oversees the operations of the Community Development Department, including  Planning, Building and Code Enforcement. Controls staffing levels and departmental budget; participates as a member of the executive management team; fosters cooperative working relationships among City departments and with intergovernmental and regulatory agencies; and performs related work as required.

Job Information

Position Title: Community Development Director

Position Level: Executive Management

Position Reports To: City Manager

Required Skills/Experience/Education:

Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in Public Administration, Urban Planning, Urban Design, Land Use Planning, Business Administration or a related field. A Master's degree is highly desirable.

Experience: Five (5) years progressively responsible planning management experience, including three (3) years of supervisory experience.

License: Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid and appropriate California driver's license  and maintain a satisfactory driving record.

Certificates: American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification highly desirable.

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Applications will be accepted by the Human Resources Department on a CONTINUOUS BASIS with the first review date of March 7, 2019.    Apply early. This position may close at any time without notice. Interested parties are strongly encouraged to submit application materials as soon as possible.

US Citizenship: no

Security Clearance: no

Salary Range: $148,128.00 Annually

Other Benefits: Please refer to job bulletin by visiting our website at

Start Date: May 1, 2019

Position Type: Permanent

Travel: 30%

Language: English

Contact Information

Name: City of Hemet

Address: 445 E. Florida Ave. Hemet CA 92543

Industry: Local Government Agency

Phone: 9517652315



Job Reference Code: CDD

Agency: Yes