Community & Economic Development Director

City of Carlsbad, CA

Community & Economic Development Director

City of Carlsbad, CA



Spanning nearly 40-square miles, the City of Carlsbad is known for offering an outstanding quality of life that is evidenced by beautiful beaches, world-class resorts, well-planned neighborhoods and abundant open space. Located in North San Diego County, Carlsbad is a community of approximately 110,000. Supported by 66 staff, the Community & Economic Development Department encompasses Planning, Development Services, Economic Development, Housing and Neighborhood Services, Building, and Land Development Engineering.


The ideal candidate will be an inspiring and nimble leader who is committed to high standards and an exceptional customer orientation. He/she will be a superior mentor who values strong cohesive teams and is known for a strong work ethic. A combination of public and private sector experience will be considered favorably. A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible relevant experience at the management/supervisory level in a comparable setting and a Bachelor’s degree are required. A Master’s degree is preferred.


Salary range up to $185,000; salary is supplemented by a competitive benefits package. Closing date: Sunday, August 6, 2017. For recruitment brochure and to apply online, visit



Teri Black · 424.296.3111

Bradley Wardle · 650.450.3299


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