Economic Development Job Postings2020-01-28T14:05:28+00:00

Economic Development Job Postings

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CURRENT 2019 JOB ADVERTISEMENTS: Listed by Application Date

Economic Development Manager

City of San Gabriel, CA

Salary Range: $8,300 – $10,089

Application due date: February 21, 2020

Job description: Recruitment Flyer can be downloaded here.

Application Procedure: 

Candidates must complete a City of San Gabriel online application.  Applications must be thoroughly prepared and include the following three items as attachments: (1) cover letter, (2) professional résumé, and (3) copies of all professional certifications applicable and/or required for the position.  Failure to submit a thoroughly prepared application along with items 1-3 may be disqualifying.  To apply, please visit 

The deadline for submitting an application is  Friday February 21 at 4:00pm OR when a sufficient number of qualified applications has been submitted, whichever occurs first.  Do not hesitate to apply.  Faxed, emailed, and/or hard copy applications will not be accepted.

Tentative Recruitment Schedule

The following is the tentative schedule for this recruitment.  Please make preparations in advance and note that this schedule may be modified if the City deems it appropriate.

  • Application Filing Period: January 14 – February 21
  • Oral Panel/Qualifying Interview: Week of March 2
  • Selection Interviews: Week of March 9
  • Tentative Start Date: April 13, 2020

Director of Community Development

City of Sacramento

Salary Range: $143,614.31 – $215,421.46

Application Due Date: February 17, 2020

Job Description:The Director of Community Development will need to possess excellent management, communication, and administrative skills. They must be a proven leader who has extensive knowledge and  background in municipal planning, building, and/or development services. The individual must have strong political acumen skills and the ability to work effectively with a full range of City officials, employees, community organizations, and most importantly, the public.

To download a complete job description, click here.


The base salary for this position is $143,614.31 – $215,421.46 annually.

Employee benefits for this position can be found here: (Refer to the benefit summary for “Unrep, Units 20, 21, 22” – Executive Management)

To apply, please visit:

The City of Sacramento is an equal opportunity employer encouraging workforce diversity.

Contact Information:

Community Development Director

City of Temple City

 $10,557 – $13,359 monthly

 Deadline:  Monday, February 17, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.

The Community Development Director will plan, direct, manage, and oversee the activities and operations of the Community Development Department including planning, building and safety, housing, community preservation, public works, engineering, and animal control and provide highly responsible and complex administrative support to the City Manager.

Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree in city or urban planning, architecture, civil engineering, geography, landscape architecture, business, public administration, or related field. A Master’s degree in city planning, engineering, public administration, economics, or finance is highly desirable. Five years of recent progressively responsible professional work experience in local planning, administration of zoning, planning, economic development, redevelopment programs in a municipal planning environment, and local government administration and familiarity with public works, with at least four years at a direct supervisory and management or administrative level.

Other Qualifications: Valid Class C motor vehicle operator’s license – State of California.

For additional qualifications and requirements, please refer to the job description, which can be accessed from the City of Temple City’s website,

Visit to begin the application process.

Contact information:

Karen Johnson

Personnel Analyst

626-285-2171 x 4241

Deputy City Administrator for Economic Development

City of Gilroy, CA

Salary range – $168,864 – $226,776

Filing deadline –  February 10, 2020

The vibrant, family-friendly City of Gilroy, with a population of over 55,000, is located approximately 25 miles south of San Jose.  The city’s peaceful residential setting, award winning parks and recreational opportunities, excellent schools and easy access to the entire Bay Area has made Gilroy one of the most affordable and fastest growing communities in southern Santa Clara County.  The new Deputy City Administrator for Economic Development must have a positive, forward-thinking, big-picture perspective. The position provides opportunities for problem solving, deal closing, management and organizational analysis, cross-departmental administrative coordination, program management, and supervision of the City’s economic development functions; carries out the citywide economic development strategy; provides expert professional assistance to City management staff on economic development matters; selects, assigns, directs, and reviews work of staff; meets with a wide variety of officials, business organizations, and individuals, both public and private, concerning the work and goals of the City in building a strong local and resilient economy; undertakes special projects with citywide significance as assigned; and performs related duties as required.  A Bachelor’s degree is required, Master’s degree and being bilingual are highly desirable.  Salary range is from $168,864 to $226,776 DOQE (with an additional 3% increase already approved for July 1, 2020) with excellent benefits.

Filing deadline is February 10, 2020.  

Please send your cover letter and resume electronically to:

Peckham & McKenney –

Call Phil McKenney at (866) 912-1919 for more information or to request a detailed brochure that describes in greater detail this tremendous opportunity.  Resumes will be acknowledged within 2 business days.

The brochure is also available on our web site at

Management Analyst – Economic Development

City of Dana Point, CA

Salary Range: $5,776 – $7,811/Month

Application due date: February 7, 2020

Job description: Recruitment Flyer can be downloaded here

The City of Dana Point is seeking an experienced individual to perform a full range of professional and technical duties in support of the City’s Economic Development Division of the City Manager’s Office.  The Management Analyst will perform a wide variety of analytical and administrative duties including special projects, research studies, budget analysis, and contract administration. Applicants with municipal government and/or budget experience are encouraged to apply.

Application Procedure: 

All applicants must complete a City Employment Application. The City Employment Application is available in PDF format on the City’s website at, Employment tab, or at City Hall.

Please mail completed applications to:





Completed applications will also be accepted via email:

Personal resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the City application. You are encouraged to attach a copy of your resume to the City application.

Director of Development Services

City of Encinitas, CA

Annual Salary Range – $126,210 to $195,793

Filing deadline:  February 3, 2020

The City of Encinitas is a young, progressive city of 63,000 residents that pride themselves on being five distinct communities thriving as ONE great city known for its striking natural beauty, recreational opportunities and free-spiritedness. Reporting to the City Manager the Director oversees a department of 53 talented full-time employees within Engineering and Planning Divisions with a FY 2019-20 budget of $9.9M.  The Director will enjoy a dynamic and exciting environment where resources are provided and shared to accomplish quality projects.  The person selected for this position will be an outstanding communicator, personable, approachable, a team player, and an effective listener.

Requirements include a Bachelor’s Degree plus eight years of professional managerial experience in a local government agency in development services, planning, engineering or public administration, including three years of supervisory experience. Coastal Act experience is essential for success in this role. The annual salary range for this position is $126,210 to $195,793; appointment DOQE.

To apply, please visit our website at:

Peckham & McKenney

Resumes acknowledged within two business days.  Call Bobbi Peckham at (866) 912-1919 for more information.  A detailed brochure is available at

Filing deadline:  February 3, 2020.

Economic Development Executive Director

San Benito County Economic Development Corporation

Hollister, CA

Compensation: $9,167 per month

Open Until Filled

Company Profile:
The Economic Development Corporation of San Benito County is a collaboration of private and public investors, whose mission is to attract, grow and retain business and industry in San Benito County, in an effort to enhance the economic vitality and quality of life in its communities of Hollister and San Juan Bautista.

Job Summary:
Under the direction of the EDC Board of Directors and initially within a contractual capacity, the Executive Director will drive the initiative to build momentum for economic development in San Benito County, while engaging with its investors, partners and the EDC Board of Directors to design, manage and implement programs and projects. The Executive Director will adopt a passion for EDC’s mission, adhere to the highest standards and quality of his/her work, possess excellent analytical skills, with exceptional oral and written communication skills.

Please apply directly for this position via this link:

Research Assistant/ Analyst

RSG, Inc.

Location: Orange County, California

Open Until Filled


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Business Administration, Policy & Planning, Economics, Finance, Public Administration, Real Estate, and/or other related field
  • However, any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities may be considered
  • Applicants must have a car (mileage is reimbursed by the company at current federal rates), a valid California Driver’s license and proof of car insurance
  • Candidates should be comfortable with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Powerpoint, and Word)


  • Collect, research, and analyze property and financial data
  • Create and update Excel spreadsheets using advanced formulas (some involving vlookups and pivot tables)
  • Prepare written reports
  • Assist with housing compliance monitoring (requires travel by car to various Southern California counties, approx. one day per week)
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills
  • Must be capable of working collaboratively in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with a team of driven and intelligent colleagues


  • Working collaboratively in a dynamic, fast-paced office environment?
  • Collecting, researching, and analyzing property/financial data?
  • Solving complex problems?
  • Working in Excel?
  • Helping communities thrive?
  • Having fun at work?


We pledge to give you the means to succeed, provide a clear path to responsibility and empower you to realize your fullest potential. We all share a common vision and core values. We want to facilitate staff advancement, learning and innovation.

We trust you. We are confident that you will always act in a manner to advance the organization – provide excellent work and customer service. We know that you can tackle the industry challenges we experience. There is no limit to what we can achieve together working as a team.

We ask for your highest level of engagement, problem solving capabilities, creativity, willingness to forge new ways to serve our clients, and your trust that the road forward will be rewarding and fun for all of us.


Candidates who succeed at RSG align to our core values, are quick learners, and are motivated not only by their own professional growth, but the outcomes they can help deliver to our public agency and private sector clients. If you think you could be a good fit for the team, please submit resumes.