Senior Planner / Principal Planner

City of Palmdale

Palmdale, CA

Experience Level: Mid-Level

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We are recruiting for a Senior Planner / Principal Planner. The successful candidate will be hired at the level based on meeting the minimum qualifications for the position.

The Senior Planner performs professional level work in the field of current or advanced planning; conducts special projects and research as assigned; and prepares reports and recommendations relative to assigned area of responsibility. This is the advanced journey level classification in the professional planning series. Positions at this level perform more complex duties and possess specialized professional, technical or functional expertise and are regarded as seasoned and experiences professionals. They typically are assigned significant responsibilities above the journey level; possess specialized knowledge, abilities, skills and experience; and exercise independent judgment in the performance of their duties. Receives direction from higher level professional or management staff. This position may exercise technical and/or functional supervision over subordinate planning staff.

The Principal Planner plans, supervises, coordinates, assigns, and participates in complex and difficult planning services related to advanced and current planning activities; oversees and manages contract service in these areas; performs the most complex planning work; performs a variety of professional duties relative to assigned area of responsibility. This is the supervisory level in the professional planning class series. Positions in this classification perform the most complex professional planning work and supervise lower level professional and technical planning staff. Appointment to this level requires considerable knowledge of the development process and advanced planning. The Principal Planner receives direction from the Planning Manager. This position exercises direct supervision over professional, technical, and clerical staff.

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Posted July 1, 2021, 4:28 PM PDT

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