Job Opportunity

Deputy Director, Regional Planning (Land Use Regulation)
Los Angeles County

Date Posted:

February 2, 2024


$158,835 – $247,020


The Deputy Director of Land Use Planning reports to the Chief Deputy Director and up to the Director of Regional Planning. This position actively engages in the overall management of the Department with responsibility for directing, through subordinate supervisors, the land use regulation and zoning enforcement functions of the Department. The appointee must have a thorough knowledge of a wide range of technical planning principles. The principles of change management, equity and diversity, organizational management, and high touch customer service are required to plan, organize, direct, and evaluate the work of the Division. The successful candidate will join other seasoned individuals on the executive leadership team for LA County Planning.


A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Urban Planning, Architecture, Urban Design, or a closely related field and a minimum of five years of progressively responsible management experience, including at least one year in a management capacity, with experience working in one or more of the following areas: Community Development, Planning, or Economic Development. Management experience must include work in a geographic region (city, county, or regional organization) with a population of at least 50,000 residents.

How to Apply:

Please go to: to review the position requirements in the brochure in its entirety. You must create an online profile and submit your application, letter of interest, resume, degree verification, and contact information for three professional references.

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