Director of Economic Development and Housing
City of West Sacramento

City of West Sacramento is seeking an experienced and enterprising Economic Development and Housing Director to lead one of California’s most dynamic local economic development programs, including management of the first Enhanced Infrastructure Financing District (tax increment) in the state and a publicly-owned real estate portfolio of over 500 developable acres. The ideal candidate will be familiar with the principles of redevelopment, tax increment financing, real estate acquisition and disposition, affordable housing development, inclusionary housing, business attraction and retention, and current and emerging trends in city planning. An economic development professional with significant experience in California is highly desirable. Working collaboratively with the City Manager/Port CEO, the Port General Manager, and other department directors, the Economic Development and Housing Director will oversee the management of several capital improvement and investment funds, including the Enhanced Infrastructure Financing District, the Community Investment Fund, the Bridge District Infrastructure Financing District, the Community Development Block Grant, and the Housing Trust Fund. This strategic and innovative leader will also oversee the City’s real estate acquisition/disposition activities and its programs related to business assistance, affordable housing, and urban parking.

Applications will be reviewed by the City and should be sent to:

Location: West Sacramento, California
Salary: $150,000 - $190,962
Final filing date: October 5, 2022

Please make sure to have your Resume, Cover Letter, and List of References ready for upload before you start the application process. One combined document that includes all three items is preferred.