The City of Rialto, California invites applications for an exciting career opportunity to serve as the new Community Development Director. Widely recognized as a city on the move, the City of Rialto is seeking an energetic and experienced professional to lead the robust activities as the City traverses through a well-planned renaissance period. Rialto is a full-service city with a FY2021/22 total budget of $196.3 million and a $104.2 million general fund. The Community Development Director is a key member of the City Manager’s Executive Team and provides day-to-day management of the Community Development Department, which consists of Building and Safety, Planning, Business Licensing, Economic Development, and Housing. Currently, the Community Development Department is budgeted with 36 full-time positions serving the purpose of planning and maintaining safe, sustainable, and livable neighborhoods for Rialto residents, to encourage high-quality development that strengthens the local economy and improves the quality of life for future generations. Ideally, the new Director will have notable success in economic development, business enterprises, property acquisition, and project delivery.
Requires a Bachelor’s degree and 6 years of progressively responsible experience in the administration of planning, land use, zoning, building, economic development, and redevelopment programs in a municipal planning environment including 3 years at a management or program administration level. A Master’s degree is highly desirable.
The compensation for this position will be negotiated with the City Manager within the annual salary range of $153,847 to $206,167. The City also offers an attractive benefit package including CalPERS retirement.