Job Opportunity

Planning and Building Director
San Luis Obispo County

Date Posted:

December 15, 2017


Up to $178,797 annually, DOQ


The Planning and Building Director position is appointed by the County Administrative Officer and will work closely with the County Board of Supervisors. In addition, he or she will have significant interactions with the CAO’s office, the Planning Commission, County Counsel’s office and the general community. The new Director must ensure the various perspectives and interests of all constituents are considered. The County of San Luis Obispo is seeking a candidate who will be a responsive and service oriented professional providing exceptional leadership and expertise in the management and oversight of the various departmental operations.


The successful candidate will have experience in urban and rural planning, land use, building, and community development; candidates must have previous experience with CEQA and the Coastal Act. The new Director must possess at least five years of increasingly responsible management experience in planning and building and a Bachelor’s degree in Planning, Public Administration, Geography, Architecture, or a related field.

How to Apply:

To be considered, please visit the Avery Associates Career Portal at to upload your letter of interest, resume, salary history and contact information including email addresses for five work-related references to Bill Avery by March 5, 2018.

Filing Deadline:

March 5, 2018

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