Job Listing: Community & Economic Development Director

City of Lomita, CA Published: April 28, 2022
Lomita, California
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City of Lomita, CA

Community & Economic Development Director

The City of Lomita is an energetic and engaged community of approximately 20,000.  Team Lomita is committed to providing a healthy, safe, and friendly small-town community where everyone can successfully live, work, and play, and is has established visions and plans for future growth and development to make that a reality. The City is now seeking a Community & Economic Development Director help build and implement that vision. A highly motivated, innovative, and results-driven individual is sought. The ideal candidate will be a strategic thinker and creative problem solver with the ability and confidence to build and lead a strong team in support of the City’s efforts to proactively identify and address issues on an array of topics related to Community and Economic Development.

The position requires excellent communication skills and someone who is experienced in having interaction with the City Council, commissions, civic groups, and the general public, and is confident translating and conveying the City’s vision.  The individual will quickly become a part of Team Lomita and be able to work well within a face paced, friendly environment. Candidates must possess a minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible full-time work-related experience, with at least two years of supervisory experience. A Bachelor’s degree from a recognized four-year college or university in a related field is required; a Master’s degree is desirable. The City provides for a comprehensive compensation package and the salary and benefits for this position are currently under review as part of a City-wide Classification and Compensation Study expected to be completed in the coming months. The monthly salary range for the Community & Economic Development Director is currently $10,338 - $13,063; placement within this range is dependent upon qualifications. The City of Lomita offers an attractive benefits package.

If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please visit our website at to apply online. Contact Ms. Carmen Valdez at (916) 784-9080 should you have any questions.

Filing Deadline: May 27, 2022