Director Community Development

  • Douglas County
  • Minden, Nevada
  • Sep 25, 2018
Full Time Planning and Development Management
  • Salary: 90,916.80 Annually
  • Salary Top: 136,364.80
  • Phone: (775) 782-9056
  • Apply By: Oct 31, 2018


Douglas County Nevada has a population of 54,000 and is nestled at the foothills of the scenic majestic Sierras. We are 20 minutes east of beautiful Lake Tahoe and one hour south of Reno, "The Biggest Little City in the World"! Douglas County has infinite recreational opportunities, excellent quality living with a safe community and friendly atmosphere.  The County offers a generous benefits plan that includes state retirement (County paid PERS) and no state tax.

The County is currently seeking an effective leader, team-oriented, visionary with exceptional interpersonal skills that are highly motivated. The Director Community Development reports to the County Manager and is responsible for planning, organizing and directing all phases of a major community development function which includes administration, building, code enforcement, engineering and planning services.

The ideal candidate should have a Bachelor's degree in planning/community development, public administration or a closely related field; AND five (5) years of experience in the public sector with community development operations preferred; at least two (2) of which are at a management/director level; OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Further details on the position and benefits may be obtained on the County’s website. If you are interested in this outstanding career opportunity, please visit our website at to apply online. This recruitment will close 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 31, 2018. EOE/ADA