Director of Planning & Community Environment
City of Palo Alto, CA
Home to a residential population of 65,000, over 7,000 businesses and Stanford University, Palo Alto is recognized globally as a leader in cutting-edge technological, medical and green innovation. The Planning and Community Environment Department is responsible for the Planning and Transportation Divisions which are supported by an annual budget of $5 million and approximately 33 full-time staff.
The ideal candidate will be a visionary and progressive leader who thrives in a high performing culture. Members of the City’s collaborative and nimble Executive Team effectively balance a multitude of competing priorities and thrive in an environment that demands extensive public engagement and dialogue. To that end, extraordinary verbal and written communication skills combined with superior interpersonal skills and a strong community orientation will be expected. A minimum of 8 years of experience along with a Master’s degree are required. Prior or current service in a community with high expectations will be considered favorably. AICP certification is desired.
Midpoint of the base salary is $184,018. Salary is supplemented by a competitive benefits package. This recruitment will close on Sunday, June 30, 2013. Obtain detailed brochure and apply electronically at www.tbcrecruiting.com.
Teri Black - 310.377.2612
Carolyn Seeley - 949.487.7606
Steve Parker - 949.322.8794