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Planning Division Manager - Diablo Decommissioning

County of San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo, CA
United States
Professional Areas: 
Land-Use Management
Experience Level: 
Mid-Level
AICP Certification: 
Preferred
Salary: 
$101,275.20 - $123,094.40 Annually

The Department of Planning & Building is seeking a Planning Division Manager to oversee the land use permits related to the decommissioning and possible future reuse of the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant site. The power plant is expected to cease operation in 2025. Decommissioning is estimated to take 10 years while the long-term reuse of the site and surrounding lands will be guided by the development of a land use plan that will determine future uses.

The successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of land use permits related to the plant closure and related reuse, including but not limited to: leading CEQA efforts; serving as liaison between the County, community, and other organizations; interacting with the California Coastal Commission, California Public Utilities Commission, State Lands Commission, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the incumbent utility, and others; providing on-site review of decommissioning activities; and managing others dedicated to this important effort.  This is an exciting opportunity to be a part the future of San Luis Obispo County.

The Department of Planning & Building is seeking a Planning Division Manager to oversee the land use permits related to the decommissioning and possible future reuse of the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant site. The power plant is expected to cease operation in 2025. Decommissioning is estimated to take 10 years while the long-term reuse of the site and surrounding lands will be guided by the development of a land use plan that will determine future uses.
 

The Ideal Candidate

The successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of land use permits related to the plant closure and related reuse, including but not limited to: leading CEQA efforts; serving as liaison between the County, community, and other organizations; interacting with the California Coastal Commission, California Public Utilities Commission, State Lands Commission, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the incumbent utility, and others; providing on-site review of decommissioning activities; and managing others dedicated to this important effort.  This is an exciting opportunity to be a part the future of San Luis Obispo County.

This position requires a highly-motivated, independent worker who can conduct and process the most highly complex professional environmental planning work, plan and direct the work of others, and evaluate performance. The ideal candidate will have a very strong background in land use permitting in the Coastal Zone and practicing the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). The ideal candidate will have strong technical/management/leadership experience, including the ability to form and maintain strategic alliances and relationships, as well as build a collaborative team, delegate, and supervise. 

Minimum requirements for this position:
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in environmental, physical or life science, natural resources management or a closely related field. (Job-related experience may substitute for the required education on a year-for-year basis.) In addition, four years of experience performing environmental compliance and regulatory duties, two of which need to be in a supervisory position.
A valid driver's license is required at the time of application. A valid CALIFORNIA driver's license is required at the time of appointment and must be maintained throughout employment.

 

Published on:
July 31, 2020 - 8:30am
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