Known as “The Gateway to the Delta,” Pittsburg is located in Contra Costa County on the southern shore of the Suisun Bay in the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area and is part of the Sacramento–San Joaquin River Delta area. Pittsburg currently has a population of over 75,000 and is expected to grow to 90,000 in the next 20 years. Pittsburg is ideally located with easy access to the rest of the Bay Area through two Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) stations.
The City is seeking a creative, motivated, and energetic individual to lead their Community Services Department. The ideal candidate will be able to bring a fresh perspective and really kick-start efforts to create new programs and services. A forward thinking and results-oriented visionary with the ability to balance multiple projects at one time is sought. The new Community Services Director will be a proven manager who is able to manage a team of experienced professionals with diverse talents. He/she will be able to create a teamwork environment in which ideas, opinions, and questions are supported and encouraged. At the same time, candidates who believe in accountability and will hold staff accountable will be valued.
Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, urban planning, economic, accounting or a related field and five years of experience in the public sector in administrative, management analysis or redevelopment, of which at least two years is at a supervisory level. A Master’s degree in public administration or related field may be substituted for one year of the required experience.
The monthly salary range for the Community Services Director position is $12,923 – $16,334; placement within this range is dependent upon qualifications. The City also provides an excellent array of benefits.