Irvine has been recognized as one of America’s Best Places to Live according to Money Magazine, and also has the distinction of being one of the safest cities in the United States with a population of more than 100,000, based upon FBI statistics on violent crime. T
he goal of the Community Development Department is to ensure that community values are reflected in the physical environment. The department focuses on planning and implementing standards that maintain the City’s excellent quality of life.
Irvine’s Director of Community Development leads the daily operations of the department, administers the City’s General Plan, analyzes community needs, forecasts infrastructure requirements, and develops and monitors standards and service levels.
Requires a Bachelor degree (Master preferred) in planning, public administration, engineering, social sciences, or related field plus eight years of progressively responsible supervisory and administrative experience. AICP certification desirable.