Current Employment Opportunities With The City of Westlake Village:
planning Director - Full time
The Position: The Planning Director is appointed by, and will report to the City Manager. The ideal candidate will be a detailed, engaged, collaborative, inclusive, astute, and enthusiastic individual that possesses and employs big-picture skills and perspectives to address current and prospective local and regional planning matters and policy issues in a dynamic, fast paced environment. Moreover, the successful applicant must be a “people person,” have maturity for working with the public, staff, homeowners’ associations and consultants; serve as a role-model and mentor for staff; be articulate and approachable; convey confidence, and engender trust. This position requires a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in urban planning or a related field, and at least 5 years of progressively responsible experience in municipal planning and management. A Master’s degree with major coursework in community development, urban planning or a related field or AICP certification, and 3 years of experience as a supervisor is highly preferred.