The Director of Development Services is a vital member of the City of Hesperia’s Executive Management Team which works cohesively, supports open communication and mutual respect. The City is seeking a team-oriented, politically astute, collaborative leader to become part of this dynamic and professional team. As a key team member, the Director plays an integral part in modeling the City’s high standards necessary for the professional operation of the department and setting expectations and goals for efficient performance while ensuring a high level of customer service is provided to residents and internal and external customers. As well, this position will oversee and manage the day-to day activities of the Development Services Department, which supports Engineering, Community Development, Planning, Building Inspection, Plan Check and Zoning programs, and consisting of 34 employees including four (4) direct reports.
The City offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes CalPERS Retirement (prior public service 2.7% @ 55), 4% City contribution into 401 (a) Deferred Compensation Plan, Allotment of $1,450 toward medical, dental, and vision insurance with employee Dental and Vision insurance paid by the City, a 9/80 work schedule, and 84 hours of Administrative Leave per fiscal year.
$172,152- $197,772 DOQ
The Position is Open Until Filled
Next Review of Candidates April 3, 2023
For your opportunity to join the City of Hesperia team, please visit the City’s Employment page at www.cityofhesperia.us
Situated as the gateway to the High Desert, the City of Hesperia is located in beautiful Southern California with a rich history and exciting future. Located conveniently at the base of the San Bernardino Mountain Range, only 90 miles northeast of Los Angeles and 35 miles north of Ontario. With a rural atmosphere, hometown hospitality and more than 350 days of sunshine per year, it’s no wonder more than 94,000 people have come to call Hesperia home. By maintaining a progressive and fiscally responsible approach, Hesperia is set to continue on a path of evolution and growth for many years to come.
Hesperia is dedicated to enhancing our safe, friendly community, while blending a rural lifestyle with progress and responsible growth.
We, the City of Hesperia employees, value:
Our individual contributions to the entire organization
High professional standards of integrity and ethical behavior
All employees as partners, empowering the work environment that encourages loyalty to the entire organization and open communications
Mastering the fine points / details of our work and accepting responsibility for doing our job well
Providing superior quality serv...ice
Our people as potential innovators and support acceptable risk-taking
Recognizing fellow employees for their individual contributions