Senior Planner

By June 12, 2018 No Comments

Trinity County


$4,297.59 – $5,223.74 / Monthly
This is a full time, benefited position.
Applications will be accepted until 4:00 P.M., July 2, 2018.

Under general direction, to perform the more complex professional County planning functions and assignments in the County Planning Department. To have the responsibility for the development, coordination and completion of planning studies, environmental reviews, community design, and general plan preparation. To assist with planning policy formulation and implementation. To perform zoning enforcement. To explain Planning ordinances, regulations and policies to the public. To provide lead direction and work coordination for other staff. To do related work as required.
Knowledge of:
General theory, principles and practices of land use planning and their application to a variety of planning problems. Purposes and procedures of public planning agencies boards and governing bodies. Laws, rules, regulations and policies affecting land use and zoning. Research methods and statistical analysis. Environmental impacts of changes in land use. Graphic illustration and presentation. Computers and software used in professional planning work. Grant development, implementation, budgeting, fiscal control and reporting. Development and conduct of public information efforts and media presentations. Principles of project development, scheduling and coordination.
Ability to:
Perform the most complex professional planning studies, environmental reviews and zoning enforcement. Develop, coordinate and conduct major planning studies and projects. Provide guidance, training and direction for other professional planning and technical support staff as assigned. Read and interpret laws, ordinances, general plan elements, environmental impact statements and other documents related to community planning and land use. Collect, compile and analyze technical, statistical and other information related to public and planning and land use. Read and interpret maps. Develop and present a variety of effective public information and media education efforts. Prepare a variety of planning and zoning reports. Operate a computer and use appropriate software in the performance of professional planning work. Make effective oral and written presentations. Effectively work with boards, commissions and regional agencies as delegated by the Director of Planning. Effectively represent the County Planning functions in responding to inquiries, providing assistance and dealing with public and community organization concerns about planning, land use and zoning. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
Experience and Education:
Two years (2) of responsible work experience in performing professional planning work comparable to that of an Associate Planner with the County of Trinity. Education equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major work in planning, or closely related field, is highly desirable.
Special Requirements:
Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Driver’s license.

Job Summary

Worksite City: Weavervillle

Wages / Salary: $4,297.59-$5,223.74/Monthly

Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, Paid Sick Leave

Contract Status: Regular


Driver’s License Required: Yes

Class: C

DMV History: No

FMCSA Medical Card Required: No

Ways to apply

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