The City of Brea – Community Development Director

Located in north Orange County, California, Brea is a close-knit community that hosts over 125,000 people who travel to Brea to work, recreate and be entertained. The City of Brea is a value-driven, customer-oriented organization with a reputation for being creative, entrepreneurial, and an exciting model in today’s complex public sector environment. The City of Brea is seeking a Community Development Director who is a committed, customer service oriented, and strong leader who can represent the department with integrity and honesty. The Community Development Department is focused on enhancing the quality of life in the community.

Candidates must possess the equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in urban or regional planning or a related field considered useful in City Planning; a master’s degree is highly desirable. A typical qualifying background would have eight (8) years of progressively responsible experience in urban and environmental planning, and responsible experience in the administration of local government development or rehabilitation programs, including five (5) years’ experience in a supervisory capacity. Experience in affordable housing is a desired. The compensation for Community Development Director is $162,360 – $191,328 annually, with the potential of an annual performance award, salary is dependent on qualifications and experience. If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, apply online at and contact Ms. Valerie Phillips at (916) 784-9080 should you have any questions. Filing deadline: November 30, 2019.