Development Services Director

City of Murrieta
Until Filled


Under administrative direction, plans, organizes, manages, and provides administrative direction and oversight for all functions and activities of the Development Services Department, including Planning, Engineering, Building and Safety, and Public Works; directs and administers the engineering and planning operations and activities of the City, which include Capital Improvement Program design, construction and inspection, traffic engineering, land development engineering, and current, long-term, and environmental planning activities; coordinates assigned activities with other City departments, officials, outside agencies, and the public; fosters cooperative working relationships among City departments and with intergovernmental and regulatory agencies and various public and private groups; provides highly responsible and complex professional assistance to the City Manager in areas of expertise; and performs related work as required.


The City of Murrieta, located in southwest Riverside County, was incorporated under the general laws of the State of California on July 1, 1991 and currently supports a population of approximately 114,000 residents. While offering affordable housing and high quality schools, the City represents a blend of dynamic growth amid the traditional values of a historic rural community dating back to the 1890's. Every resident and employee of the City has the opportunity to be an integral part in shaping the Murrieta of today, and, more important, the Murrieta of tomorrow.


Education: A Bachelor's degree, or equivalent in Public Administration, Urban Planning, City Engineering, Landscape Architecture, or related field. A Master's degree in a related field is highly desirable.

Experience: At least seven (7) years of progressively responsible professional experience in engineering, building, planning or urban community development, or a closely related field including five (5) years of supervisory and administrative management of a related major division or organization.


This position is open until the needs of the City have been met. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. For additional information and to apply online, please visit


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