City of Salida Seeking Community Development Director

The City of Salida is accepting applications for Community Development Director. The purpose of this position is to provide direction, leadership and general oversight to the City’s Community Development Department; the Director plans, organizes, coordinates and directs the development activities of the City to ensure the orderly development, economic health and vitality of the City; serves as a member of the City’s management team; performs a variety of supervisory, technical and administrative tasks such as planning, budgeting; coordinates and directs the overall operations and activities within the Community Development Department.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Planning, Geography, Urban Studies, Public Administration or related field. Master’s degree in planning or related field is preferred. Five (5) years of experience in Planning or a planning related field, or any combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Experience should be progressively responsible, including project management and supervisory experience. Previous municipal management experience is preferred. AICP membership preferred.

Salary Range: $68,479 to $85,598/year plus benefits.

Those interested in the position may view the full job description and submit an employment application to City Hall, Steve Rabe, Interim City Administrator, 448 E. 1st Street, Suite 112, Salida, CO 81201 or by email at steven.rabe@cityofsalida.com. Deadline for applications is scheduled for 4:00pm, February 17, 2017.

The City of Salida is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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