Community Development Director

City of Kerman
Until Filled
(559) 846-9381

The Position

The Community Development Director will plan, organize and direct the activities of the Planning & Building Department that provide current and advance planning, plan checking, building inspection, and code enforcement services.

This is an at-will, management (FLSA exempt) position that reports directly to the City Manager and is an essential member of the Executive Management Team. The Director will supervise and lead the Department which currently consists of administrative support staff and contract building inspector, contract building official and contract land use consultant(s). 

Minimum Qualifications

Education - A Bachelor's degree in urban planning, city and regional planning, architecture, public administration, or a related field required. Master's degree in one of the above fields is a plus. Current or past certification with the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) is desirable.

Experience - Five years of increasingly responsible experience in urban planning, city and regional planning, or municipal planning. Project or personnel supervisory and experience desired.

Compensation and Benefits

Salary - DOQ. The City offers a comprehensive and competitive benefit package. 

The Process 

Applications and detailed recruitment flyer can be obtained on the City's website at Please contact Diana Gonzalez, Human Resource Officer with any questions, (559) 846-9381 or

To be considered for this career opportunity, please submit a City of Kerman employment application and resume to:

                                                                                                         City of Kerman, Recruitment
                                                                                                               Attn: Diana Gonzalez
                                                                                                                  850 S Madera Ave
                                                                                                                  Kerman, CA  93630