The City of Tracy, California, is conducting a national search for an experienced and innovative urban planning professional to serve as their next Director of Community and Economic Development. The City recently reorganized the Development Services Department to a Community and Economic Development Department that includes planning, building safety, and economic development. The goal in the reorganization was to enhance adaptability, efficiency, and competitiveness by allowing the new Director of Community and Economic Development to focus on the City’s strategic initiatives to enhance faster decision-making processes and a clear line of accountability within each division. Currently, the Community and Economic Development Department is budgeted with 32 full-time positions. Reporting to the Assistant City Manager, the Director of Community and Economic Development is a key member of the City Manager’s Executive Team and provides day-to-day management to the Community and Economic Development Department.
Requires equivalent to Bachelor’s degree and 7 years of management experience in community development, economic development, planning, or a related field. Previous experience at the level of Deputy or Assistant Director of Community and Economic Development is desirable. Public sector experience is highly desirable.
The annual salary range for this position is $184,800 to $224,400 DOQE. In addition, the City provides an excellent benefits package, including CalPERS retirement.
Candidates are encouraged to apply immediately. Electronic submittals are strongly preferred via email to firstname.lastname@example.org, and should include a compelling cover letter, comprehensive resume, and 5 professional references. Confidential inquiries welcomed to Mr. Fred Wilson, Ralph Andersen & Associates, at (916) 630-4900.