Director of Community Development

Employer: San Joaquin County, CA
Job Title: Director of Community Development
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: $152,110 to $184,891 with a comprehensive benefits package.
Location: Stockton, CA
Opening Date: 08/06/2019
Closing Date: 09/03/2019

Job Description:

San Joaquin County, CASan Joaquin County, with a population of over 745,000, is located in northern California’s Central Valley and encompasses 1,391 square miles of land (over half being farmland) and 35 square miles of water, including the San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Calaveras, and Mokelumne rivers. San Joaquin County encompasses seven cities (Stockton is the County seat) and offers a unique opportunity to enjoy California’s beauty and nature, music, arts, and culture. 

The County is seeking a highly experienced Director of Community Development to provide executive-level leadership to the 57 staff in the areas of planning, zoning, building inspection, code enforcement, community development block grant programs, and fire prevention; serve as Secretary/Staff to the County Planning Commission; and to serve as Fire Warden. The department’s divisions are Planning/Development Services, Building Inspection, and Neighborhood Preservation/Fiscal.


The ideal candidate will have extensive public sector, development services-related management experience in comprehensive planning and community development and will have strong administrative, human resources, fiscal and organizational development experience as well. Bachelor’s degree and seven years of public sector, development services-related management work with at least four years in urban or regional planning required. A Master’s degree is highly desirable. 

How to Apply:

Resume filing deadline is September 3, 2019. Please send your cover letter and resume electronically to Peckham & McKenney [email protected].

Call Phil McKenney at (866) 912-1919 for more information or to request a detailed brochure that describes in greater detail this tremendous opportunity. Resumes will be acknowledged within 2 business days. The brochure is also available on our web site at