Planning & Community Improvement Director

Planning & Community Improvement Director
City of St. Helena, CA

The City of St. Helena (pop. 5,950) is located in the center of the world-famous, wine-growing region of Napa Valley. St. Helena provides a full range of services while striving to maintain a balance between the small-town, residential atmosphere; tourism; and surrounding agricultural lands. Economic vitality as well as preservation of the charm and ambiance of St. Helena neighborhoods are equally important goals. Reporting to the City Manager, the Planning & Community Improvement Director will oversee a staff of two plus contract building inspection and plan check services and an annual budget of $700,000. The ideal candidate will bring proven leadership skills in planning practices, solid communication and interpersonal skills, as well as a respect and appreciation of the unique character of this community. A Bachelor’s degree in planning or a related field is required; Master’s degree desirable. Salary range is negotiable.

Please send your cover letter and resume electronically to:

Peckham & McKenney

Resumes acknowledged within two business days. Call Bobbi Peckham at (866) 912-1919 for more information. A detailed brochure is available at

Filing deadline is February 9, 2015.