Assistant Community Development Director

Agency City of La Mesa



SALARY RANGE $135,200 – $164,340 Annually

The Ideal Candidate

The new Assistant Community Development Director will have exceptional management, interpersonal, and communication skills, with a hands-on and proactive approach to addressing a broad range of urban planning and development related challenges. The ideal candidate will be a positive and collaborative leader with effective decision-making skills who will focus on what is best for La Mesa’s community today and in the future. A passion for local government and a strong desire to make a positive impact on this community is a must. As this is a fast-paced and busy working environment, the selected candidate should be even-keeled and able to exercise patience and a supportive management style, with the ability to adapt to changing priorities. The qualified candidate will inspire and empower motivated and solid staff, as well as be an accomplished manager to serve as a model for La Mesa’s workforce. The successful candidate will demonstrate and encourage teamwork and collaboration to ensure high performance and quality project deliverables. This position requires a leader who is willing to enthusiastically roll up his/her sleeves and be a working manager. A proven track record of building and maintaining positive working relationships and consistent communication throughout all organizational levels is required.

It will be very important that the new Assistant Director have a commitment to excellent customer and public service. This is an exciting growth opportunity to join a hardworking and successful department with an experienced Director known for positive mentorship, and a stable long-tenured City Manager who provide excellent leadership that promotes empowerment and autonomy.

Please check the Job Brochure for more detailed information!

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