City of Carmel-by-the-Sea, California
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The City of Carmel-by-the-Sea (population approximately 4,000) is recruiting nationally for a highly experienced Community Planning and Building Director to manage the day-to-day activities of 9 full-time highly capable staff with a Departmental budget of approximately $2.2 million. The Department of Community Planning and Building (Planning, Building and Code Compliance) is responsible for land-use management, construction activities, enforcement, and environmental quality in Carmel-by-the-Sea. Reporting to the Assistant City Administrator, this at-will position is responsible for all planning, zoning, building inspection, and code compliance programs. The Director serves as the administrative advisor and liaison to the City Administrator, City Council, Planning Commission, and Historic Resources Board. The Director is also responsible for preparing and interpreting the City municipal code, as it relates to zoning, sign, and subdivision ordinances, and updating the General Plan and Historic Context Statement.

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree and 7 years of progressively responsible administrative experience with a minimum of 5 years of supervisory experience. A Master’s degree is preferred. Appointment to this position does not require residency within the City of Carmel; however, residency within Monterey County is recommended for an easier commute. 

The salary range for this position is $182,523 to $221,858 DOQE. Carmel-by-the-Sea offers a comprehensive employment package with a full range of benefits including CalPERS retirement. 

Interested candidates should apply by Monday, May 13, 2024 by submitting a compelling cover letter, comprehensive resume, and 6 professional references via email to apply@ralphandersen.com. For confidential inquiries contact Fred Wilson at (916) 630-4900.

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