Development Services Director

City Of Murrieta
City Of Murrieta

City of Murrieta – Development Services Director
SALARY: up to $18,033.60 monthly DOQ


The City of Murrieta is accepting applications for the position of Development Services Director to fill one (1) current vacancy in our Development Services Department. The eligibility list established may be used to fill upcoming vacancies within this classification for up to one (1) year.

Under administrative direction, plans, organizes, manages, and provides administrative direction and oversight for all functions and activities of the Development Services Department, including Planning, Building and Safety, Code Enforcement, and Economic Development; directs and administers the planning operations and activities of the City, which include Capital Improvement Program design and current, long-term, and environmental planning activities; coordinates assigned activities with other City departments, officials, outside agencies, and the public; fosters cooperative working relationships among City departments, intergovernmental and regulatory agencies, and various public and private groups; provides highly responsible and complex professional assistance to the City Manager in areas of expertise; and performs related work as required.

Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:
Equivalent to a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in business or public administration, urban planning, or landscape architecture, or a related field.
Seven (7) years of progressively responsible professional experience in planning, building, or urban community development, or a closely related field, including five (5) years of supervisory and administrative management of a related major division or organization.
Equivalent to a master's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in public administration.

Possession of or ability to obtain and maintain a valid California Driver's License or other means that would allow for attendance at meetings and special events and the ability to conduct site visits.

This position is open until May 16, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. (PDT). A City application form and resume must be submitted online. Applicants can apply online at

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