Economic Development Job Postings

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CURRENT 2018-2019 JOB ADVERTISEMENTS: Listed by Application Date

Director of Planning and Development
County of Santa Barbara
Salary: $162,304 to $182,998 Annually DOQ/DOE
Deadline Date: November 2, 2018

Job Description: A background of leadership in a large, public sector organization is ideal. Strong technical knowledge (CEQA, Subdivision Map Act, etc.) and regulatory planning skills combined with a willingness to invest in staff development and community relationships, and a commitment to the organizational vision and mission are a must – a passion for the work and a sense of humor are helpful.

A Bachelor’s degree in planning, public administration or a related field AND eight (8) years of administrative and/or management experience in a complex organization with responsibility for budget development and management, financial analysis, capital improvement projects, and intergovernmental liaison is required. Experience working for a city, county, or public sector special district including in-depth knowledge of service programs, and oversight and responsibility for budget and fiscal administration is expected. Experience in California is highly desired but not required. A Master’s degree is desirable.

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and six professional references to: https://secure.cpshr.us/escandidate/JobDetail?ID=387

Frank Rojas
CPS HR Consulting
Ph: 916 471-3111
Online brochure: www.cpshr.us/search
County of Santa Barbara website: www.countyofsb.org



Economic Development Specialist
City of Stanton
Salary: $4,971 – $6,344 Monthly
Deadline Date: Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 6:00 pm

Job Description: The City of Stanton is seeking an Economic Development Specialist to perform a variety of journey level professional duties in support of the Community Development Department including planning and implementing economic development/redevelopment and housing/Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) projects and programs; act as a liaison for the City to a variety of private, public, and community organizations and regulatory agencies; conduct studies and develop recommendations for action, policies and procedures; provide responsible staff assistance to the Community/Economic Development Director.

Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

  • Two years of responsible professional economic development, housing, land use planning or related experience.
  • Equivalent to Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in urban planning, economics, public or business administration, or a related field.

Please submit a completed City application to Human Resources, City of Stanton, 7800 Katella Ave., Stanton, CA 90680 or via e-mail to hr@ci.stanton.ca.us. For a detailed employment announcement, visit the City’s website:www.ci.stanton.ca.us. For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Cynthia Guzman at (714) 890-4225 or via e-mail atcguzman@ci.stanton.ca.us.

Housing and Community Development Manager
City of Santa Cruz
Salary: $7,776.00 – $10,523.00 Monthly
Deadline Date: September 27, 2018 at 5pm.

Job Description: Under administrative direction, the Housing and Community Development Manager assists in the implementation and administration of the city’s affordable housing and federal Housing and Urban Development (HUD) programs by organizing outreach, processing loans, developing and refining program components, coordinating with other agencies and monitoring compliance with program conditions. Performs other related duties as assigned.

To apply online, go to www.cityofsantacruz.com and click on Jobs City of Santa Cruz Human Resources Department.

    Human Resource Department
809 Center St., Room 6
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 420-5040