Planner I/II/III

Yuba County - Marysville, CA

Marysville, CA

Experience Level: Mid-Level

AICP Certification: AICP Not required

Salary: $4,437 - $6,559

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The County of Yuba is currently recruiting for the flexibly staffed position of Planner I-II-III in the Community Development & Services Agency. There are two vacancies that exist. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the lower levels if incumbents have met the minimum qualifications and have demonstrated the ability to perform the responsibilities required at the higher performance level. Incumbents perform professional current and/or long-range planning assignments, including processing and management of various land use applications, general plan amendments, and land divisions, including lot line adjustments; conduct planning, land use and environmental review studies; collect, analyze and present data and prepare reports, including graphic presentations; implement a variety of State-mandated programs and ensure that State and local laws and regulations are followed; provide information and advice to the public, in person and over the telephone; and perform other duties as assigned. 

Ideal Candidate: Yuba County is experiencing a considerable amount of growth and development and we are looking for two individuals who are excited and motivated to facilitate positive change the community! The County is interested in Planners at all skill levels that are excellent writers, capable of putting together composed reports and correspondence. The ideal candidate is a customer focused, analytical thinker who creatively problem solves and is able to plan and organize their work. Knowledge of building code, zoning/ planning regulations is preferred, but not required. 


Minimum Level I: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four year college or university in a field related to the work, including but not limited to, city, regional or urban planning, architecture, environmental engineering and geography, or other related field.

Minimum Level II:

In addition to the requirements for the I-level, two years of experience at a level equivalent to the County’s class of Planner I. A Master’s degree in a related field may substitute for up to one year of the required experience.

Minimum Level III: 

In addition to the requirements for the II-level, two years of experience at a level equivalent to the County’s class of Planner II. A Master’s degree in a related field may substitute for up to one year of the required experience.

Special Requirements: Must file statements of economic interest with the Yuba County Clerk/Recorder. Successfully complete an extensive and thorough background investigation which includes Live Scan fingerprinting prior to hire. Attend meetings outside of normal business hours. The ability to obtain a valid California Class C driver's license within ten (10) days of employment. Will be required to perform disaster service activities pursuant to Government Code 3100-3109. 

Examples of Duties:

  • Prepare a variety of written communications, including analytical reports and correspondence
  • Receive and process current land-use applications such as lot line adjustments, subdivision maps, use permits, variances and related zoning/planning and regulation items; prepare notices, collect fees and arrange for required hearings
  • Monitor status of development applications from acceptance to issuance of final permit
  • Perform plan checking and site inspections for code compliance with County and local ordinances and regulations
  • Conduct field investigations related to environmental impacts and/or zoning violations;
  • Conduct research studies regarding laws, regulations, legal documents such as deeds; prepare reports and recommendations regarding land use, zoning, population trends, transportation, housing, redevelopment, mining claims and community service needs
  • Prepare CEQA review and analysis for more complex projects which may include the preparation of focused EIRs and Supplemental EIRs and addendums

Posted July 14, 2021, 2:27 PM PDT

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