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Director of Planning and Development
Santa Barbara County, CA

The County of Santa Barbara, CA is seeking a Director of Planning and Development.  The ideal candidate will be a visionary and transformational leader who understands the effectiveness of being a team player and leading from the front. This position requires a results-oriented, problem solver who thrives in a collaborative environment. The successful candidate will build and maintain a departmental culture where employees will thrive in an environment of open and honest communication, creatively working together, and practical process improvement and enterprise solutions. A visionary leader with fresh ideas, compassion and enthusiasm for a dedicated staff and receptive community, and a willingness to try new things is imperative. 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.


Location: Santa Barbara, California
Salary: $162,304 – $182,998
Final filing date: November 2, 2018


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.