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Senior Planner

City of Buena Park
Buena Park, CA
United States
Professional Areas: 
Community Development
Land-Use Management
Public Policy
Zoning Administration
Experience Level: 
AICP Certification: 
$80,621 - $102,398 Annually

Full-Time Benefited Job Opportunity: SENIOR PLANNER

An experienced Senior Planner is needed to join our dynamic, professional planning team in our Community Development Department. Be a part of the small, effective team that guides the City of Buena Park through its long-range development plan for a well-planned, balanced city of residential, commercial, industrial, public and semi-public uses with an emphasis on tourism. It's an exciting time for our Planning Division - under the direction of a new Community Development Director, the Community Development team will continue working on updating the Housing Element. Department priorities also include continued work on large-scale entertainment and hotel developments along our Entertainment Corridor, as well as opportunities for large-scale mixed use development at the old Sears site.  

The position requires an adaptable, highly motivated, energetic, and experienced Senior Planner for current and long-range planning work. Exceptional project management skills with the ability to manage large complex projects are a must. The ideal candidate will have excellent written and oral communication skills, the ability to juggle competing priorities, thrive in a team environment and enjoy working on a wide range of projects. Candidates must be comfortable with technology and ready to contribute to the modernization of the division. If you are well-rounded in all aspects of municipal planning and ready to contribute to this team, APPLY NOW!

Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Urban Planning, Environmental Studies, Public Administration, or a related field AND Four years of professional public sector planning experience is required.

Valid Class C California driver license, acceptable driving records, and evidence of insurance are required.

American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) designation as a certified planner is preferred.

Ability to work extended hours in order to complete projects, attend meetings, and accommodate city needs.

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Published on:
June 8, 2021 - 9:17am
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