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The City of Scotts Valley is seeking a Senior Planner. This is a full-time/permanent position. The Senior Planner position will report to the Community Development Director on a variety of projects, and will be responsible for both current and advance planning activities, including processing of complex development projects. The position will also provide guidance to planning staff.
The ideal candidate will be able to review projects, prepare reports, analyze data, and coordinate with the Building and Public Works Departments. Persons with a high level of integrity, enthusiasm for their work, and an ability to work well with clients of all types, is desired. Planners have the opportunity to gain a broad range of experience and the satisfaction of taking a project from inception to completion.
Specific competencies should include strong interpersonal skills and predisposition for innovation, ability to write and communicate verbally with a variety of audiences. This position requires a person who is flexible and able to work on a variety of projects at one time. Working knowledge of planning principles and practices, CEQA, and Affordable Housing is desired.
The City is a vibrant team oriented environment with a tremendous opportunity to guide the current and future design of the City.
The Senior Planner will be involved in a variety of projects including the General Plan Update and future Town Center. More detailed information, including a job flyer and complete job description are available on the City's website at the following link: http://www.scottsvalley.org/334/Employment-Opportunities
To Apply: Please visit our website to apply for this opportunity. A completed City application is required and can be obtained on the City’s website at the following link: http://www.scottsvalley.org/334/Employment-Opportunities
Resumes will be screened according to qualifications. The most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the City’s interview process. References will be contacted only following candidate approval.
Filing Deadline: Tuesday, July 6, 2021 (A City Employment Application is required)
If you have questions, please contact:
Tracy Ferrara, City Clerk
1 Civic Center Drive
Scotts Valley, CA 95066
The salary range for the Senior Planner is $6,764 - $9,065 / month. The City also offers an attractive benefits package including: