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Land Use/Environmental Planner II - Housing Planning

Planning & Development Services, County of San Diego
San Diego, CA
United States
$73,444.80 - $90,209.60

LAND USE/ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNER II is a series recruitment subject to suspend on Sunday, February 9, 2020, at 11:59 p.m

Effective January 3, 2020, the salary range for Land Use/Environmental Planner II will increase to $73,444.80 - $90,209.60

The County of San Diego is currently accepting job applications for Land Use/Environmental Planner II - Housing Planning Option. The eligible list will be used to fill current vacancies in Planning & Development Services.

Planning & Development Services (PDS)

Planning & Development Services (PDS) is responsible for recommending how and where our communities will grow through programs such as the County's General Plan and community plans. PDS reviews development applications in the unincorporated County to ensure they are properly designed and safely constructed. Other services include code compliance to ensure public health and safety, as well as hosting the County's sustainability efforts. PDS has six divisions: Advance Planning, Building Services, Code Compliance, Land Development, Project Planning, and Support Services. 

Housing Planning Positions

The selected candidate for PDS's Advance Planning Division will contribute independently to a wide variety of housing affordability planning efforts of moderate complexity. These projects may include policy development and implementation, preparation of planning documents, public engagement meeting facilitation, and outreach material preparation, or other long-range planning projects.

Minimum Qualifications


  1. A bachelor's degree from an accredited U.S. college or university, or a certified foreign studies equivalency, in city and regional planning, urban planning, aviation management, landscape architecture, geography, archaeology, biology with a concentration in wildlife and/or botany; geology, or any one of the following life and physical sciences, geography with a concentration in conservation of environmental quality, natural resources or physical geography, ecology; zoology; engineering with an emphasis in acoustics or environmental management, environmental science or a related field, AND two (2) years of progressively responsible professional level experience performing environmental analysis, planning, research, data analysis, and computations, and preparing and presenting reports and graphics as it relates to land use/environmental planning. Experience must be at the level equivalent to a Land Use/Environmental Planner I within the County of San Diego; OR,
  2. A master's degree from an accredited U.S. college or university, or certified foreign equivalency, in one of the fields stated above, AND one (1) year of progressively responsible professional level experience as described above; OR,
  3. One (1) year of experience as a Land Use/Environmental Planner I with the County of San Diego


Evaluation Process

Qualified applicants will be placed on a twelve (12) month employment list based on scores received during the evaluation of information contained in their employment and supplemental applications. Please ensure all information is complete and accurate, as the responses you provide on the supplemental application questionnaire will be reviewed using an automated evaluation system. If you are successful in the initial screening process, your application will be reviewed individually to confirm that the information you provided is accurate and qualifying.

Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of a job, on a case-by-case basis.

Published on:
January 3, 2020 - 12:48pm
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