The City of Ontario is seeking a strong, experienced, and motivating leader to serve as their new Community Improvement Director. The Community Improvement Director provides day-to-day leadership for the department and works with supervisors and staff to ensure a high-performance, customer service-oriented work environment which supports achieving City objectives and service expectations. The ideal candidate will be a dedicated, conscientious, innovative, and highly ethical leader with exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to engage and connect with the community. Additionally, the ideal candidate will be a model for the City’s Approach to Public Service – Commitment to the Community, Achieving Excellence Through Teamwork, and Doing the Right Thing the Right Way – and emulate the qualities of a 5 Tool Player – Leader, Thinker, Operator, Communicator, and Public Servant. Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree with major coursework in public or business administration, construction management, or a related field; and at least seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in inspection or code enforcement, two (2) years of which having been in a supervisory capacity; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The annual salary range for the Community Improvement Director is $129,646.40-$157,560.00; placement within the range is dependent upon qualifications.