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5161Job Announcement: Director of Planning and Building, City of Oakland

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  • Dayana Salazar
    Oct 19, 2012
      Director of Planning and Building, City of Oakland

      The City of Oakland, CA is seeking a skilled professional to be its
      Director of Planning and Building. The position is a key member of the
      City�s Executive Team. The position plans, directs and oversees the work
      and overall management of the Planning, Building, and Neighborhood
      Preservation divisions. The successful candidate will bring experience and
      skills to develop, plan and implement the department�s goals and bring
      extensive knowledge of principles and best practices in urban planning.
      S/he will demonstrate strong leadership articulating and implementing the
      land use vision of the City and actively advocate for the City of Oakland.

      Oakland is the 8th largest city in California. It is the center of commerce
      and international trade for the Bay Area region with a vibrant local
      economy and is one of the most diverse cities in the nation. The City
      strives to maintain a balance between old and new. Oakland is home to two
      major historic entertainment venues that anchor Oakland�s emerging downtown
      entertainment district. The City has completed its part in a $350 million
      revitalization effort to create a multifaceted government center that links
      major historical landmarks with new developments. Oakland is a mature city
      that has been able to preserve its abundant natural beauty and holds a
      wealth of resources and opportunities. In 2012, Oakland was named the 5th
      most desirable place to travel in the world by The New York Times, and it
      has been named the 2nd �Can-Do City in America� by Newsweek, the 5th
      Coolest City in the US by Forbes, the 10th Most Walkable City in Nation by
      Walk Score and the Best Climate in the Nation by Rand McNally.

      Deadline for applications: November 9, 2012. A detailed position brochure
      is available at www.managementpartners.com.

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