The City of Pleasanton (population 80,000) is currently seeking candidates for the position of Director of Community Development. Pleasanton is a full-service city committed to providing the best, most innovative and responsive municipal services possible. The Community Development Department is a conglomerate of municipal divisions associated with planning and development activities in the City. Director’s responsibilities are both broad and deep. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in the area of planning, as well as a proven performance record in navigating sensitive planning issues. The politically astute executive who enjoys addressing challenges in a collaborative manner will find the Director’s position both stimulating and satisfying. Minimum qualifications for this position include relevant department head or assistant/deputy director experience in a city of similar size and composition. A Master’s degree in planning, public or business administration, or a related field is preferred. The City of Pleasanton offers an attractive salary and benefits program. The current salary control point for this position is $197,916 annually; this is the mid-point of the salary range. Candidates may earn up to $237,499 annually based on years of services and demonstrated performance.