Deputy Community Development Director

City of Stockton, CA

Deputy Community Development Director

City of Stockton, California


Stockton is a renewed city!  Stockton is a city that is perhaps better prepared for the future than any other city in California, with a thorough understanding of its operations and finances, and the tools to adjust to economic conditions for decades into the future. Currently, the City has four leadership opportunities within this vibrant and energized organization.  Take your career to the next level and join Stockton!

As the new Deputy Director of the Community Development/Planning and Engineering, the selected candidate will have the opportunity to make an impact on the community’s future through quality development. Bringing creativity and vision, the Deputy Director will have division level responsibility for the overall direction and administration of the City’s planning function which involves current and advanced planning functions and engineering services related to private development. The Deputy Director will report to the Community Development Director and depending on the major initiative, will report to the Assistant Director. The Deputy Director will lead the department with a policy-centered focus, while directing, implementing and maintaining the General Plan, most notably the Housing Element. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in city or regional planning, urban design, transportation planning and economic development, housing and neighborhood development, or a related field required. In addition, the candidate selected will possess at least five years in planning and community development to include programming, budgeting, and process improvement implementation. Two years of this experience must be at a managerial level. Desirable qualifications include a Master’s Degree in an appropriate field, certification as a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners or experience dealing with state and federally-funded programs.  The current annual salary range for the Deputy Director of Community Development is $114,172 - $146,547.

To apply for this exciting career opportunity, please send your resume and cover letter electronically to:

Peckham & McKenney

Resumes acknowledged within two business days.  Please do not hesitate to contact Josh Agnew toll-free at (866) 912-1919 if you have any questions regarding this position or recruitment process.

Filing Date:  March 26, 2018.



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