Director of Community Development/Assistant City Manager

City of Pleasant Hill, CA - Pleasant Hill, CA

Pleasant Hill is a modern and dynamic city in the East Bay Area of San Francisco and home to approximately 35,000 residents and is characterized by small-town charm and a strong sense of community. Residents of Pleasant Hill enjoy an enviable quality of life with safe, quiet residential neighborhoods and an array of amenities. Its appealing downtown boasts more than 350,000 square feet of retail space, movie theaters, entertainment venues, and restaurants. City Hall offers a central plaza area for community gatherings and events. Pleasant Hill is considered one of the best places to work, live, shop, dine, and play in the Bay Area.

Pleasant Hill is a General Law City operating under the Council-Manager form of government. It is widely recognized for being a well-managed, fiscally sound City and for its community focused programs that benefit its citizens as well as providing a dynamic, stimulating work environment for City employees. The City is seeking a Director of Community Development/Assistant City Manager who is a committed and strong leader to directly supervise and manage the Community Development Department. The Department is comprised of three divisions; Building Division, Planning Division and Engineering Division, staffed by 18 employees with an operating budget of $5.24 million. This position reports directly to the City Manager.

Requires the equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in urban planning, architecture, public administration, civil engineering or a closely related field. Possession of a master’s degree is highly desirable; and five (5) years of progressively responsible professional experience in community development, planning, and municipal engineering, including two (2) years in a supervisory capacity.

Salary: $167,604 - $222,912

Please apply by May 17, 2021. For questions, contact Sherrill Uyeda at or Cindy Krebs at or (562) 901-0769. EEO/ADA.

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