Del Mar – California
This position is Open Until Filled
First Review of Applications will begin on March 18, 2016 at 12 noon

Applicants must complete a City application online to be considered. Visit to complete an application

For questions, please contact the Human Resources Department at (858) 755-9313 or

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Del Mar – The Community
Just 20 minutes north of downtown San Diego lies the quintessential seaside community of Del Mar, California. Approximately 4,200 residents call this 2.1 square mile city their home. Del Mar benefits from a highly educated and engaged community whose members are passionate about the incomparable quality of life this coastal municipality offers. Del Mar has one of the country’s most enviable climates. Warm dry summers and mild winters make Del Mar the perfect place to reside or visit in any season. The City’s famed Thoroughbred racing, San Diego County Fair and over two miles of white sandy beaches make Del Mar an inviting tourist designation. Residents and visitors enjoy a variety of outdoor activities at the City’s parks and Village.

The Position
The City is looking for a candidate that will be a strong team member and can contribute to the organization; that can grow and potentially move up in the organization; that brings the key skills and experiences to the position; and that takes the initiative to improve operations, practices and procedures. The ideal candidate should be action oriented, with leadership qualities to motivate teams; be a clear communicator, and be forward thinking to anticipate and solve potential problems. Under general direction from the Planning and Community Development Director, the position manages, coordinates and directs the City’s major planning efforts, from current planning to long range projects; works closely with a highly-involved community; balances property rights and community image; and develops lasting solutions for planning issues and community concerns. The position also assists the department Director in organizing, integrating and administering the department’s operations and service delivery; supervises professional and technical departmental staff; and performs related work as assigned.