Planning and Development Services Director

City of Vallejo, California
Until Filled

The City of Vallejo (approximate population 121,000) is a rapidly changing and highly diverse community located midway between the cities of Sacramento and San Francisco. The full-service, charter city is seeking candidates who may be interested in the position of Planning and Development Services Director. Reporting to the City Manager, the Director is supported by a staff of 19 FTEs and an annual operating budget of $4.9 million. The ideal candidate will be a collaborative member of the City’s executive development team, including the Economic Development Manager and the Housing Division Manager. Experience facilitating high-level policy discussions and decisions around difficult and complex issues will help the new director succeed in the role. The ideal candidate will be known for developing and leading staff in an empowering manner. Experience working with a highly engaged community will be considered favorably. Seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in urban planning, which include at least two (2) years of management experience, is required. A Bachelor’s degree in urban planning, architecture, public or business administration, or a related discipline is required. A Master’s degree and/or AICP certification is desirable. The City provides an attractive compensation package that includes a competitive annual salary range of $152,011.56-$184,771.01. If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please apply online at Should you have any questions, please contact Valerie Phillips at (916) 784-9080. Filing deadline: Open until filled.