County of Placer
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Community Development Resource Agency Director
Community Development Resource Agency (CDRA)
County of Placer, California
Salary: $194,189 - $242,486 DOE/DOQ
“Exceptional Local and Regional Leadership”


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The County of Placer is on the lookout for an innovative and visionary Community Development Resource Agency Director. In this role, you'll take the reins of six direct reports, overseeing a total staff of 168 and managing a budget of $36 million. As the driving force behind the Community Development Resource Agency, you'll lead three pivotal divisions: Planning Services, Engineering and Surveying Services, and Building Services. You will also seamlessly orchestrate complex work to ensure that the vision of the Board of Supervisors is implemented and that our communities thrive. You'll be at the forefront of strategic planning, organizational development, and direction-setting, focusing on executing adopted plans while also creating an environment where staff can thrive. But it's not just about work—living in Placer County means immersing yourself in a stunning natural landscape, with abundant outdoor recreation opportunities right on your doorstep. From hiking to skiing, you'll find endless ways to enjoy the great outdoors. This is a region of growth and opportunity, where transformative projects are shaping the landscape, and community engagement is at an all-time high. As our new Director, you'll navigate this dynamic environment with confidence, ensuring that infrastructure planning is strategic, resources are utilized efficiently, and residents' quality of life is continually enhanced.  Apply today to shape the future of our community, and join one of the fastest growing counties in the state of California!

The Director will engage with accounting and auditing teams to ensure fiscal compliance, direct budget preparation and evaluation, and collaborate closely with the Board and County Executive Officer to set priorities, break down barriers, drive results, and execute plans. Your comprehensive understanding of land use planning and building processes, coupled with your administrative prowess, will be essential in guiding our department toward continued success while keeping the big picture in mind. The ideal candidate will have experience as a capable problem solver and will bring passion, drive, and commitment to their role. We're seeking a leader who thrives on challenges, excels in project and time management, and successfully juggles competing priorities with ease.