Assistant Planner

City of Camarillo

Camarillo, CA

Experience Level: Entry Level

Salary: $5,595 - $7,546

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Performs a variety of professional level duties and responsibilities in support of the City's current and advance planning functions including research and analysis for commercial, industrial, residential, and institutional development projects, environmental review and preparation of environmental documents, and research and preparation of general plan amendments and zoning ordinance amendments for presentation to the Planning Commission and City Council; and provides information and assistance to applicants, developers, consultants, the general public, and outside agencies and organizations regarding City codes, policies, standards, and processes related to planning related matters.

Plans, organizes, and conducts research studies; maintains, updates, and analyzes demographic and other data required for community planning; prepares reports and analysis regarding land use, zoning, urban design, population trends, transportation, community needs, housing, and environmental issues; coordinates work of consultants preparing reports; prepares and provides program area recommendations. Recommends the use of land for residential, commercial, industrial, and community uses; participates in the review, development, revision, and maintenance of general plan elements, plans, zoning ordinances, and other policies and procedures. Reviews and processes various plans and applications for commercial, industrial, residential, and institutional development projects; collects and evaluates information related to the application process and determines conformity with laws, regulations, policies, and procedures; recommends approval or alternative approaches; conducts project site checks and field inspections. Coordinates the development review process; communicates and coordinates with other City departments, developers, and outside agencies throughout the development process to create the best possible development. Conducts environmental analysis for the preparation of environmental documents in compliance with state law; oversees the processing and City review of Environmental Impact Reports including the selection and management of outside consultant agreements; reviews Environmental Impact Reports, negative declarations, categorical exemptions, and related documents.

A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in urban or regional planning, environmental design, architecture, or a related field. One year of responsible professional or paraprofessional urban or regional planning and zoning experience is highly desirable. Possession of a valid California driver's license at a level appropriate to the equipment operated.

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Posted August 27, 2021, 4:14 PM PDT

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