City of Cypress, CA, Planning Director

Located in northwestern Orange County, the desirable City of Cypress is recognized for its low crime, attractive recreational amenities, quality education and overall small-town charm. The City spans 6.6 square miles and is home to approximately 50,000 residents and supports a daytime population of 150,000. The Planning Director oversees Planning, Code Enforcement and Housing, with the assistance of four full-time staff members supplemented by contract services. This working director will have the rare opportunity to undertake several significant, long-term initiatives including environmental review and master planning of the 120-acre Cypress Town Center and Commons mixed-use development, updating the City’s Housing Element, and ensuring the business park’s continued success in partnership with owners/tenants. The ideal candidate will offer eight years of management experience in planning or a related field, including four years supervisory experience, and a bachelor’s degree in urban planning or a related discipline. A master’s degree is preferred.

Appointment will be within the range of $160,000 - $175,000 DOQE; salary is supplemented by an attractive benefits package. This recruitment will close on Monday, May 25, 2020. Visit for detailed brochure and to apply online.

Tina White  619.948.1786
Teri Black 424.296.3111