The Associate Planner performs various professional field and office planning work related to current and advanced planning, including review of development and land use applications, zoning, geographical maps, site plans, and environmental documents; provides project management and administration; completes technical assessments and prepares written project analyses; provides professional advice and assistance to the public on planning, community development, zoning, permits, and environmental review; provides staff assistance to the City Planner, other departments, and the public in areas of expertise; performs a variety of studies and prepares and presents staff reports. Ensures the implementation of projects complies with project approvals.
Receives direct and general supervision from the City Planner or assigned supervisor. Exercises no direct supervision over staff, only interns. May provide technical and function direction to lower-level staff.
Three years of recent increasingly responsible related professional planning experience. Municipal planning experience is preferred.
A Bachelor's Degree or equivalent education (i.e., minimum completed California units = 120 semester/180 quarter) from an accredited educational institution with major coursework in urban planning, community development, business or public administration, or a related field.
Licenses and Certifications:
A valid class C driver's license or the ability to arrange alternate and timely means of transportation in the performance of assigned duties.