5291 Planner III Examination
The San Francisco Planning Department is currently running a permanent examination for the 5291 Planner III position. The 5291 examination will be open for on-line filing until October 15, 2019, 5:00 PM PT. This is a Classification-Based Testing (CBT) and the examination process will result in the creation of the 5291 eligible list. The certification rule for the eligible list resulting from this examination is Rule of Seven (7) Scores.
Under direction, the Planner III performs complex and responsible planning work in the land use, zoning, urban design, economic development, housing development, environmental planning, open space and recreation, code enforcement, historic preservation, real estate, waterfront planning, park planning, natural resource management, and other related planning fields.
The evaluation and exam process will consist of 2 steps:
1) All applications will be reviewed to ensure that applicants meet the Minimum Qualifications (MQs) outlined in the exam notice.
2) Applicants who meet the MQs will be required to respond to essay type questions on a Supplemental Questionnaire (SQ), which will be provided to applicants via e-mail after the closing of the application filing period. The score on the SQ Examination will account for 100% of the overall total score.
Note: A passing score must be achieved on the SQ in order to be placed/ranked on the score report.
1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university AND four (4) years (8,000 hours) of verifiable full-time-equivalent experience in an urban, city, regional and/or other related planning environment (such as transportation planning, environmental planning, architecture or urban design);
2. Possession of a master's degree from an accredited college or university in City, Regional or Urban Planning, or a closely related field such as Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Geography, Urban Studies or Environmental Studies AND two (2) years (4,000 hours) of verifiable full-time-equivalent experience in an urban, city, regional and/or other related planning environment (such as, but not limited to transportation planning, environmental planning, architecture, historic preservation or urban design).
HOW TO APPLY:
Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are only accepted through an online process. Visit: https://www.jobapscloud.com/SF/sup/bulpreview.asp?R1=CBT&R2=5291&R3=903523 to register an account and to view this complete job announcement for application submission requirements.