Planning Director

Planning Director
City of Pacifica, CA

Located just south of San Francisco, Pacifica (pop. 40,000) feels worlds away. Offering charming, small town ambiance, six miles of shoreline, beaches, vistas, and open space, Pacifica is a full-service city (157 FTE/50-100 PT) with an overall budget of $72M (General Fund of $27M). Appointed by the City Manager, the Planning Director will oversee three functional divisions of Planning, Building, and Code Enforcement. The Department has a 2014/15 budget of $1.2M, staffs the Planning Commission and other committees as required, and is supported by one Associate Planner and one Assistant Planners, a Code Enforcement Officer, Permit Technician, and Administrative Clerk. Bachelor’s degree in planning or a related field is required; Master’s degree desirable. Salary range is $150,540 – $172,176; 2.5% @ 55 CalPERS (classic).

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 2, 2015.