Planning Official
City of San José, CA

Northern California's largest city and the capital of the world's center for innovation, the City of San José (pop. 945,000) is seeking a Planning Official to oversee the City's long-range and current planning activities.  This is a unique career opportunity to lead one of the nation's most dynamic, diverse and substantial planning programs.

The Planning Official will be responsible for a staff of 75 within the Planning, Building and Code Enforcement Department.  The ideal candidate will exhibit a strong team and customer orientation, reveal outstanding interpersonal skills and possess a track record of building and maintaining effective relationships with a diverse group of stakeholders. In addition to demonstrating technical strength, he/she will be actively engaged in the profession and be motivated by a continuous improvement philosophy.  Prior management experience in a similar setting and a Bachelor's degree are required.

Salary range $104,334 to $162,522 and is supplemented by a generous benefits package.  Visit our website for detailed brochure and to apply online using the APPLY NOW feature at  The closing date for this recruitment is Monday, April 14, 2008.

Teri Black-Brann  •  310.377.2612 tel
Carolyn Seeley  •  714.974.2284
Teri Black & Company