Job Opportunity

Development Services Director
Kern (City of)

Date Posted:

May 15, 2024


$73.74 – $89.63 / Hour An additional salary increase of 5% will be effective 7/1/24


The following typical tasks and responsibilities are representative of this class. They are descriptive, not limiting. Essential Duties: Manages the City’s Development Services Department, including directing the Planning and Building Divisions; Develops general departmental administrative policies and procedures; Formulates goals, objectives, and work standards for the department and ensures their accomplishment; Determines necessary priorities and allocation of resources; ensures timely actions on Planning Commission actions and implementation of City Council resolutions on departmental matters; Develops, controls, and manages the department’s annual budget; Communicates the functions, policies, and plans of the department’s divisions to boards, commissions, community groups, private parties, and the general public; Advises the City Council, Planning Commission.


• A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Business or Public Administration, City or Regional Planning, Urban Planning, or related field; AND • Five (5) years of progressively responsible management or supervisory experience in building, planning, and economic and community development within a municipality; OR • An equivalent combination of training, certification and experience may be substituted for the above requirements. • Class “C” Driver’s License or out of state equivalent

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