City of Eastvale
Close date: 
Saturday, January 19, 2019

Location: Eastvale, CA

Community Development Director

Are you ready for an exciting next step in your professional Community Development career?  Consider the City of Eastvale's current opportunity for a Community Development Director, a newly created position!   A highly qualified, results-oriented and enthusiastic candidate with a growth-mindset is sought to build the Community Development Department and to bring diverse culture to the City that will connect people, place, and prosperity.  

Eastvale, a city of “Pride, Community and Prosperity,” is one of Western Riverside County's newest and fastest growing cities in the State with a growing population of over 64,600 residents within 13.1 square miles.   An award-winning City, Eastvale was recently ranked the #1 Best Place to Live in California, and #17 of the 50 Best Places to Live in America by Money Magazine.  Poised between Interstate 15 and State Routes 91, 60, and 71, and in close proximity to Ontario International Airport, makes access easy for residents, visitors and businesses alike who are able to enjoy the metropolitan advantage, yet enjoy the small-town, neighborly charm of this young community.  

The ideal candidate will be a seasoned city planning, engineering or and economic development professional with the ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced, and team-centric environment with a proven track record of achievement.  The selected candidate will execute the City’s strategic direction related to community, engineering or transportation mobility and/or economic development initiatives, in creating culture, entertainment, and a sense of people and places for the City of Eastvale.   Skills in fostering creativity and innovation, promoting change to enhance efficiencies, and in effectively developing and utilizing the talents of current resources and assets are essential.   

The position requires five years of recent progressively responsible professional work experience in the administration of multi-disciplinary functions including zoning, planning, economic development, engineering and redevelopment programs in a municipal planning environment including two years in a supervisory, management or administrative level; and a bachelor’s degree in city or urban planning, architecture, civil engineering, business or public administration or a closely related field.  A master’s degree in a related area is preferred.   The salary range is $143,433-$192,214 annual, DOQ, and the City offers an attractive benefits package.  

If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please visit for the brochure and to apply online.   Submit a resume, cover letter, and list of five professional references using the link provided, or email materials to  The closing date is January 10, 2019.  Contact Henry Garcia at (951) 999-1617, or should you have any questions, or to discuss the position further.