City of West Hollywood, CA
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Community Development Director
City of West Hollywood, California

The City of West Hollywood is like no other city in the world.  As a residential community of approximately 35,400 and just 1.9 square miles, the City is an international destination with a diverse population, progressive voice, rich history, vibrant economy and business sector, and center of culture, arts, and architecture.  As a small community, West Hollywood radiates with idealism, creativity, and innovation for serving residents, business, and visitors.  The Community Development Director plays a lead role in the City’s mission to achieve community goals, strengthen community character, and serve residents, businesses and stakeholders. The Community Development Director is responsible for Current & Historical Preservation Planning, Building & Safety, and Long Range Planning Divisions consisting of 32 personnel.  If you are a confident, people-oriented and dynamic leader that excels in problem solving, working with all constituencies, and guiding and mentoring others; if you know Planning and Zoning for navigating through complex land-use and permitting conversations and issues; and if you are you an effective communicator, the City of West Hollywood is looking for you! 
Applicants must have 5 to 7 years of progressively responsible management and supervisory experience in a similar municipal environment, a Bachelor’s degree, or a combination of education, training and experience demonstrating the abilities to perform the duties of the position.  A Master’s degree and AICP certification are desired but not required.  The annual salary will be in-between the range of $199,179 to $276,638 based to the qualifications and experience with an excellent benefit package.

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Peckham & McKenney

Resumes are acknowledged within two business days.  Call Tony Dahlerbruch at (866) 912-1919 for more information. A detailed brochure is available at www.peckhamandmckenney.com.

Filing deadline is June 23, 2023.