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Principal Planner or Sr. Planner

Los Alamos County
Los Alamos, NM
United States
Experience Level: 
Mid-Level
AICP Certification: 
Preferred
Salary: 
64,345 to 104,574

JOB TITLE: Sr. Planner, Principal Planner
JOB CODE: 174 and 173 
CLASSIFICATION: Exempt 
DEPARTMENT/DIVISION: Community Development
SUPERVISOR: Community Development Director or Designee
SALARY RANGES: Sr. Planner-$64,345/yr. to $94,852/yr.
Principal Planner-$70,940/yr. to $104,574/yr.



Position Summary:
Under general supervision of the Community Development Director or designee, manages planning application cases, drafts, interprets and applies county community planning codes, ordinances, and policies to provide services to the public, the department, other departments and county administration. Maintains confidentiality of all privileged information.

Minimum Qualifications for Sr. Planner:
•Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Planning, Landscape Architecture, Architecture or related field, or equivalent combination of education and related work experience. 
•Two years of professional planning or closely related experience.
•Additional two years of professional planning experience, including some experience with the management of planning projects.
•Must possess or have ability to obtain within first sixty days of employment and must maintain a valid New Mexico Class D driver’s license.

Additional Qualifications for Principal Planner:
•Additional one year of professional planning experience.
•One year experience in the management of complex planning projects.
•Must possess and maintain certification by the American Institute of Certified Planners.

Preferred Qualifications:
•Experience working in a municipality or other public entity.

Published on:
February 1, 2021 - 2:04pm
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