Director of Community Development

City of Escondido
Until Filled
City of Escondido

The Director of Community Development will serve on the City’s management team and will act as the executive for the building, housing, and planning operations of the City. This position will nurture a culture of excellent customer service, identify ways to streamline processes, an empower staff to seek creative solutions to development challenges. The Director will work collaboratively with peers, elected and appointed officials, members of the community, developers, business owners, and staff.


Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in planning, public administration, or a related field. A Master’s degree is highly desirable.

Ten years (full-time equivalent) of increasingly responsible experience in a position related to community development, planning, or public administration and management, and three years of management and administrative responsibility.

To view further information about this position or to apply please visit our employment page at

City of Escondido Human Resources Department
201 N. Broadway
Escondido CA 92025

This position is Open Until Filled.
An initial review of applications will occur on July 8th.