Community Development Director
City of Mill Valley, California

The City of Mill Valley (pop. 14,000) encompasses the hillsides and canyons of the southeast flank of Mount Tamalpais, 11 miles north of the Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco in Marin County. Residents value the City's unique natural beauty and are committed to protecting natural resources, promoting quality of life including performing and visual arts and community enhancement through public service. Citizenry are both active and vocal in contributing on a variety of local community development issues including design review, building and code enforcement topics. This at-will position reports to the City Manager and provides day-to-day management of both planning (current and long-range) and building (plan check and building inspection). The ideal candidate will have strong technical planning skills complemented by outstanding communication and interpersonal skills. The Director will have experience serving communities of similar size and complexity. Experience dealing with environmental issues, including CEQA is considered a plus. The Community Development Director will also be customer centric and a strong promoter of improved user-friendly and enhanced customer service. Requires a Bachelors degree in land use planning, urban planning, landscape architecture or closely related field; Master's degree and AICP are desirable with six years of experience in municipal planning including at least three years in a management capacity. Annual maximum salary of $141,588 with fully paid PERS Retirement (2.5@55). Review of qualified candidates to begin at the end of February; candidates are encouraged to send resume and cover letter immediately to
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