Director of Community Development
Community Development Department
|Approximate Salary||$12,676 - $15,408/month|
|Opening Date||3/25/2019 08:00:00 AM|
|Closing Date||4/19/2019 11:59:00 PM|
|Tentative Exam Date||TBA|
San Joaquin County is recruiting for a highly experienced Director of Community Development to lead the daily activities of the Community Development Department. An ideal candidate will possess demonstrated leadership experience and will possess extensive public-sector, development services-related management experience in comprehensive planning and community development. The incumbent is expected to model a strong work ethic and leadership skills, including accountability for oneself and others.
This is an at-will position, exempt from the San Joaquin County Civil Service system and appointed by the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors.
For more information about this executive-level leadership opportunity, please click on the link to the brochure below:
Please be advised that Human Resources will be accepting only online applications for this recruitment. Resumes and paper applications will not be accepted in lieu of an online application. A completed application must be received online by the final filing deadline.
NOTE: All correspondences relating to this recruitment will be delivered via e-mail. The e-mail account used will be the one provided on your employment application during time of submittal. Please be sure to check your e-mail often for updates. If you do not have an e-mail account on file, Human Resources will send you correspondences via US Mail.
Cafeteria Plan Benefits: San Joaquin County provides a comprehensive benefits package to its employees. The benefits include the option of three medical plans, two dental plans, a vision plan, life insurance, Flexible Benefits (125) Plan, and Deferred Compensation Plan. A Cafeteria Plan is offered with a cafeteria allowance in the amount of $923.96/bi-weekly ($2,001.91 per month, $24,022.96 annually), which can cover or partially offset premiums or contributions. Any amount not used for purchasing benefits is included as income. The total cafeteria payment is included when calculating retirement contributions and benefits. For detailed information on the County’s benefits program, visit our website at www.sjgov.org under Human Resources/Benefits.
Health Insurance: San Joaquin County provides employees with a choice of three health plans: a Kaiser Plan, a Select Plan, and a Premier Plan. Employees pay a portion of the cost of the premium. Dependent coverage is available for all plans.
Dental Insurance: The County provides employees with a choice of two dental plans: Delta Dental and United Health Care-Select Managed Care Direct Compensation Plan. There is no cost for employee only coverage in either plan; dependent coverage is available at the employee’s expense.
Vision Insurance: The County provides vision coverage through Vision Service Plan (VSP). There is no cost for employee only coverage; dependent coverage is available at the employee’s expense.
For more detailed information on the County’s benefits program, visit our website at www.sjgov.org under Human Resources/Benefits.
Life Insurance: The County provides eligible employees with life insurance coverage as follows:
1 but less than 3 years of continuous service: $1,000
3 but less than 5 years of continuous service: $3,000
5 but less than 10 years of continuous service: $5,000
10 years of continuous service or more: $10,000
Employees may purchase additional term life insurance up to a maximum of $200,000 at the group rate. Regular employees in this unit shall be provided with a supplemental life insurance policy with a face value up to $75,000.
125 Flexible Benefits Plan: This is a voluntary program that allows employees to use pre-tax dollars to pay for health-related expenses that are not paid by a medical, dental or vision plan (Health Flexible Spending Account $2550 annual limit with a $500 carry over); and dependent care costs (Dependent Care Assistance Plan $5000 annual limit).
Retirement Plan: Employees of the County are covered by the County Retirement Act of 1937. Please visit the San Joaquin County Employees’ Retirement Association (SJCERA) at www.sjcera.org for more information. NOTE: If you are receiving a retirement allowance from another California county covered by the County Employees’ Retirement Act of 1937 or from any governmental agency covered by the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS), you are advised to contact the Retirement Officer of the Retirement Plan from which you retired to determine what effect employment in San Joaquin County would have on your retirement allowance.
Deferred Compensation: The County maintains a deferred compensation plan under Section 457 of the IRS code. You may annually contribute $18,000 or 100% of your includible compensation, whichever is less. Individuals age 50 or older may contribute to their plan, up to $24,000. The Roth IRA (after tax) is also now available. For members of this unit, the County shall make a contribution equal to 5% of the employee’s base salary to the deferred compensation plan.
Vacation: Maximum earned vacation is 15 days each year up to 10 years; 20 days after 10 years; and 23 days after 20 years.
Holiday: 14 paid holidays per year.
Administrative Leave: Each fiscal year, department heads grant 10 days of administrative leave to eligible salaried employees. Administrative leave may not be carried beyond to the next fiscal year.
Vacation Cash-Out: Members shall have the option of purchasing up to fifteen 8-hour days vacation time once each calendar year from the member’s accumulated vacation.
Sick Leave: 12 working days of sick leave annually with unlimited accumulation. Sick leave incentive: An employee is eligible to receive eight hours administrative leave if the leave balance equals at least one-half of the cumulative amount that the employee is eligible to accrue. The employee must also be on payroll during the entire calendar year.
Bereavement Leave: 3 days paid leave for the death of an immediate family member, 2 additional days of accrued leave for death of employee’s spouse, domestic partner, parent or child.
Merit Salary Increase: New employees will receive the starting salary, which is the first step of the salary range. After employees serve 52 weeks (2080 hours) on each step of the range, they are eligible for a merit increase to the next step.
Vehicle Allowance: Members may elect to be provided with a county vehicle OR receive an allowance of $585.00 monthly. Mileage is reimbursed at the rates allowed by the Internal Revenue Service if using own vehicle for travel for County business.
Recruitment Incentives: Upon the request of the Department Head and with the approval of the County Administrator or his designee, the following recruitment incentives may be provided:
a) Reimbursement of moving expenses: Actual documented cost of moving to a maximum of $5,000. Costs may include moving expenses, interim housing, and travel expenses related to the move for the candidate and his/her family. Any approved reimbursement shall be made contingent upon employment, in two incremental payments: the first payment after six months of service, the second after twelve months of service.
b) Vacation Accrual Rate: The San Joaquin County vacation accrual rate consistent with the candidate’s total years of public service.
c) Sick Leave: If the candidate is leaving other employment to accept the San Joaquin County position, credit of the candidate’s actual unreimbursable sick leave hours from the candidate’s last agency will be a maximum of 160 hours. Such hours shall be subject to San Joaquin County’s minimum sick leave cash out provisions.
Educational Reimbursement Program: Eligible employees may be reimbursed for career-related course work up to a maximum of $850 per fiscal year. Eligible employees enrolled in an approved four (4) year College or University academic program may be reimbursed up to $800 per semester for a maximum of $1600 per fiscal year. Attorney members assigned to this unit may be reimbursed up to $520 as partial payment of California Bar Association dues, not to exceed actual amount of the dues.
School Activities: Employees may take up to 40 hours per year, but not more than eight (8) hours per month, to participate in their children’s school activities.
HOW TO APPLY
Please be advised that Human Resources will be accepting only online application submittals for this recruitment. Paper application submittals will not be considered or accepted.
Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; excluding holidays.
Phone: (209) 468-3370
For current employment opportunities please call our 24-hour job line at (209) 468-3377.
When a final filing date is indicated, applications must be submitted online to the Human Resources Division before the submission deadline. Resumes and paper applications will not be accepted in lieu of an online application. (The County assumes no responsibility for online applications which are not received by the Human Resources Division).
San Joaquin County Substance Abuse Policy: San Joaquin County has adopted a Substance Abuse Policy in compliance with the Federal Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988. This policy is enforced by all San Joaquin County Departments and applies to all San Joaquin County employees.
Equal Opportunity Employer: San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. For more information go to www.sjgov.org/department/hr/eeo.