Centrally located in the heart of the beautiful Southern California coastline, Oceanside (pop. 176,000) offers a unique combination of outstanding location, affordable housing, excellent schools, and multiple resources. This full-service agency provides a vast array of services through 949 FTEs and overall budget of $422 million. The Development Services Department has a dedicated staff of 57 employees, a FY 2016/17 budget of approximately $16 million and encompasses the divisions of Planning, Building, and Engineering. The Director must have a significant breadth of development services experience with personal experience in one or more of these areas, not just oversight experience. A strong background in land use planning is essential. A Bachelor's degree in Public or Business Administration, Urban Planning, Civil Engineering, or a related field is required. A Master's degree is highly desirable. Salary range is $131,460 to $175,284 annually (DOQ).
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