Community Development Director

City of San Pablo, CA

Community Development Director
City of San Pablo, CA

Centrally located in West Contra Costa County just minutes away from the Bay Area cultural centers of Berkeley, Oakland, and San Francisco, this city of 29,140 residents has become a thriving residential and business community. Within its nearly three-square miles, San Pablo provides a business-friendly atmosphere and a well-balanced mix of goods, services as well as a wide-range of housing options. San Pablo is on the move, and its city government is receptive to working with business owners and homeowners to facilitate new construction, renovations, and other improvements.  

The City organization is characterized by progressive and forward-thinking values, constantly looking to innovate and work collaboratively across departments and agencies to provide excellent public service to the community. The Community Development Director will oversee a staff of 9 within the Building Division and Planning Divisions.  A Chief Building Official and Planning Manager report directly to the Director.  Organizational planning is underway to re-establish the Code Enforcement Division function back to a core service of the department.

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with major coursework in urban planning, public administration, economics, architecture, environmental design, civil engineering, business administration, or a related field is required; Master’s preferred.  Possession and maintenance of a Basic and Intermediate Code Enforcement Certificates are desirable but not a requirement for City employment.  However, a Basic, Intermediate and Advanced Code Enforcement and 832 PC certifications would be required within 3 years of appointment.  Possession of an American Institute of Certified Planners certificate is also desirable.

Annual salary range of $145,932 - $177,384 DOQE and an outstanding benefit package including CalPERS 2.5% at 55 (Classic). 

Please submit your cover letter and resume (including month/year of employment) via our website:

Peckham & McKenney
Feel free to contact Bobbi Peckham toll-free at (866) 912-1919 if you have any questions regarding this position or recruitment process.  Resumes will be acknowledged within 2 business days.

Filing Deadline:  March 22, 2021