Community Development Director

City of Lebanon, Oregon
Lebanon, OR
United States
$82,380 - $107,100

For a complete position profile, please visit the Prothman Company at and click on "Open Recruitments."


The City of Lebanon (pop. 17,000) is located at the edge of the Cascade Mountain foothills in the Mid-Willamette Valley in stunning northwest Oregon. Conveniently positioned near major highways and airports, Lebanon is a growing, vibrant city, yet still maintains a small town, neighborly atmosphere. The city offers many festivals and events throughout the year that bring the community together to celebrate. Lebanon has a number of well-maintained parks and is home to Mallard Creek, a beautiful 18-hole championship golf course. Some of the most dynamic destinations in the Pacific Northwest are a scenic drive from Lebanon. With the Willamette National Forest to the east and the picturesque Pacific Coast to the west, outdoor beauty and adventure make whitewater rafting, fishing, bicycling, hiking, hunting, and skiing all popular regional activities.


Operating on a 2019 budget of $447,297, with four FTE’s, the City of Lebanon's Community Development Department manages development to create a safe, functional and attractive city through coordinated comprehensive planning and development review. Under the general direction of the City Manager, the Community Development Director administers the Community Development Department, including Planning, Building and Economic Development activities and associated staff, and facilitates Planning Commission processes. The Director is responsible for implementing land use and related municipal plans and policies and serves the public directly in guiding and processing land use applications and enforcing policies. The Director also implements and maintains current and long-range development plans.


A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in land use planning, geography, economics, public administration, or a closely related field, and at least 5 years of experience in municipal planning and community development, with at least 3 years of supervisory experience, is required. Candidates must also have 3 years of experience working with citizens and advisory committees. Membership in the American Planning Association and Oregon Chapter of the APA is preferred.


The City of Lebanon is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review:  May 5, 2019 (open until filled). To apply online, visit Prothman at and click on "Submit Your Application" and follow the directions provided. Application materials will only be accepted electronically via the website. For questions, please call 206-368-0050.

Published on:
April 4, 2019 - 7:15pm
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