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Performs a variety of professional level duties and responsibilities in support of the City's current and advance planning functions including research and analysis for commercial, industrial, residential, and institutional development projects, environmental review and preparation of environmental documents, and research and preparation of general plan amendments and zoning ordinance amendments for presentation to the Planning Commission and City Council; and provides information and assistance to applicants, developers, consultants, the general public, and outside agencies and organizations regarding City codes, policies, standards, and processes related to planning related matters.
- Operations, services, and activities of a community planning and development program.
- Modern principles, practices, and techniques of current and advance planning including land use, environmental policy analysis, municipal service delivery, physical design, landscape architecture, demographics, and economic and social concepts as applied to municipal planning.
- Principles and practices used in building, architecture, and engineering.
- Development review procedures and requirements.
- Site planning and architectural design principles.
- Basic principles of supervision and training.
- Project management principles and practices.
- Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations including laws underlying general plans, zoning and land divisions, and applicable environmental laws and regulations.
- Perform professional level planning duties in the development, implementation, and modification of City plans and regulations.
- Apply policies, procedures, and standards pertaining to the municipal planning process.
- Interpret, analyze, apply, implement, and explain pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations including City codes and departmental policies and administrative directives.
- Interpret planning and zoning programs to the general public.
- Read, interpret, and prepare maps, graphs, charts, site plans, legal descriptions, and other descriptive material.
- Analyze and compile statistical and technical information
- Develop recommendations regarding the use of property.
- Process development applications and coordinate necessary communication between staff, developer, and other agencies.
Education/Training: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in urban or regional planning, environmental design, architecture or a related field. A Master's degree is desirable. Three years of increasingly responsible professional planning experience in a local government at a level comparable to an Assistant Planner with the City of Camarillo.