Associate Planner

City of Burbank
Burbank, CA
United States
AICP Certification: 
Not required
Salary: 
$65,315.64 - $90,038.26 annually

APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT ONLINE BEFORE FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2018 AT 5:00 PM (PACIFIC TIME). APPLICANTS MUST ALSO RESPOND TO ALL SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS LISTED IN THE APPLICATION.

Under supervision, to perform professional and technical work in advance and/or current planning; and to do related work as required.

Essential Functions:

ADVANCE PLANNING: Prepares and maintains the General Plan for the future growth and development of the City including data compilation and analysis; prepares long, intermediate and other short range plans for land use; prepares statements of objectives, principles and standards outlining the General Plan; monitors and analyzes the impact of changes in planning laws; conducts and oversees the preparation of special studies, analyses, and research projects, making conclusions and recommendations for action; meets and works with professional and public groups and other departments to coordinate and effectuate plans; drafts materials to be used in local presentations and public hearings; makes public presentations on advance planning matters to the Planning Board and other bodies; supervises and trains employees.

CURRENT PLANNING: Prepares a variety of reports and forms, including conditional use permits, variances, subdivisions and zone map amendments; performs site plan reviews; performs work in the maintenance and upkeep of the Zoning Ordinance; proposes and drafts revisions to the Zoning Ordinance and subdivision regulations; monitors and analyzes the impact of changes in planning laws; conducts and oversees the preparation of special studies, analyses, and research projects, making conclusions and recommendations for action; meets and works with professional and public groups and other departments to coordinate and effectuate plans; drafts materials to be used in local presentations and public hearings; makes public presentations on current planning matters to the Planning Board and other bodies; supervises and trains employees; drives on City business.

Minimum Qualifications:

Employment Standards:
Knowledge of urban planning practices, including applicable laws and policies regarding planning; the principles, practices and problems of governmental planning; project economics and zoning codes. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, fellow employees, and the public; analyze complex planning problems and recommend solutions; design and conduct field surveys and research efforts; organize reports and graphic illustrations; communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing; ability to make oral presentations.

Education/Training:
Two years of progressively responsible experience in planning with some portion of that time in an administrative or supervisory capacity, and graduation from an accredited college with a degree in planning, architecture, engineering, public administration, or related field. NOTE: A Master's Degree in planning may be substituted for one year of the required experience.

License & Certificates: 
A valid California Class "C" driver's license or equivalent at time of appointment.

Published on:
November 19, 2018 - 11:23am
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