With a growing population of nearly 100,000 residents, the City of Tracy lies at the intersection of its past and future. Only a one-hour drive from the cities of San Francisco, San Jose, and Sacramento, Tracy’s centralized location offers easy freeway access to the vast recreational resources of the Bay Delta, Yosemite National Park, Lake Tahoe, and San Francisco Bay Area. Today the City of Tracy could be characterized as a highly diverse predominately residential community where family, faith, education, tradition, and the arts are highly valued and celebrated. Tracy is a community where families are started, and residents are both proud of their past and excited about their future. The City is seeking an energetic, approachable, professional to be the new Director of Development Services. The new Director is expected to be a creative problem solver, identifying alternative financing strategies, and finding innovative methods for allocating Department resources to expedite development projects. The Director will coach, mentor, and motivate Department staff to produce high-quality work products and consider new approaches to day-to-day operations and challenges. It is expected that the Director will foster a positive and proactive approach throughout the Department in responding to the business community and residents in a timely fashion.
A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in community development, urban planning, civil engineering, or a related field and seven (7) years of management and/or administrative experience in community development, urban planning, and project administration. The annual salary range for the Director of Development Services is $185,783-$225,781; placement within this range is dependent upon qualifications. The City also offers an attractive benefits package.