The City of Glendale (pop. 201,748) is the third largest municipality in Los Angeles County and is one of the safest cities in the nation. A progressive community known for optimal urban-suburban living, Glendale is home to many large companies and one of the largest retail shopping malls in Southern California. Reporting to the Community Development Director, this Assistant Director position oversees current and long-range planning, historic preservation, urban design, and mobility planning and is supported by a team of 25. 

The City is seeking a visionary planning professional with a keen eye for urban design and quality development. The ideal candidate will be an empowering people manager and proven mentor with an impressive history of planning-related accomplishments. He/she will be a well-spoken and engaging communicator capable of connecting easily with a variety of stakeholders. An exceptional customer orientation will also be expected. Bachelor’s degree is required; Master’s degree desirable. 

Salary range up to $182,700 DOQE; salary supplemented by generous benefits. For additional information and to apply, visit This recruitment will close on Sunday, December 10, 2017.


Teri Black · 424.296.3111
Bradley Wardle · 650.450.3299