• Full Time
  • Sedro-Woolley, WA
  • $107,283 – $144,829 annually DOQ USD / Year

Website City of Sedro-Woolley

The City of ­­­­­­Sedro-Woolley, WA is seeking a Community Development Director­ for this growing community of 12,900 located on the western edge of the majestic Cascade Mountain Range halfway between Seattle and Vancouver, Canada. Incorporated in 1898, The City of Sedro-Woolley is a non-charter code city that operates under a Mayor-Council form of government with a budget of $39.9 million and 85 FTEs.


The Community Development Director is an integral part of the Sedro-Woolley leadership team overseeing the City of Sedro-Woolley Planning and Building Department. Under the general direction of the City Administrator, the Community Development Director assumes full leadership and management responsibility for Planning and Building Department services and activities, including current and long-range planning, building inspection, code compliance, plan review, permit processing and community outreach. The Department operates with a 2023 budget of $661,000 and includes the Permit Technician, Building Inspector/Plans Examiner, and the Assistant Planner.

This position also serves as the City’s Building Official, (Building Official Certification not required), and as such ensures the enforcement of building and land development codes, coordinates code enforcement in partnership with the Police Department, performs professional research and analysis of major development projects, policies, and legislation affecting land use management and environmental programs.


The Community Development Director will have the opportunity to work with an energetic and engaged team of employees in a growing city full of potential. The City will be conducting the periodic update of its comprehensive plan over the next two years and the person in this role will have the opportunity to play a key role in helping to craft the future of Sedro-Woolley. One of the City’s key goals for the 2023-28 time period is to foster a stronger economy.

More Information: GMP Consultants is assisting the City of Sedro-Woolley with this search. Learn more at gmphr.com. The City of Sedro-Woolley is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First Review is October 1, 2023. Open until filled.

To apply for this job please visit gmphr.applicantstack.com.