Development Director – City of Ontario

The City of Ontario, CA (population 170,000) is now seeking a Development Director, a key executive reporting to the City Manager who will oversee 91 full-time regular staff, a variety of part-time staff, and outside professional consultants in the areas of Development Administration, Building, Engineering, and Planning. Substantial development experience in California and extensive knowledge of CEQA, development impact fees, and redevelopment’s past and current tools are ideal. Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Urban Planning, Public Administration, Business Administration, Political Science, Public Policy, or a closely related field; a Master’s Degree in one of these fields is desirable. Candidates must also have at least five (5) years of extensive managerial, operational, and administrative experience at the level of Department Head or higher with a municipal or county government; this experience should include budget administration, project administration, and leading diverse teams in the implementation of City Council and/or community goals. Valid California Class C Driver License and acceptable driving record at time of appointment (and maintenance of such throughout employment) are required. Salary range $156,029 – $209,079, DOQ. Interested individuals may apply online at Contact Valerie Phillips at (916) 784-9080 with questions. Brochure available. Closing date September 23, 2016.