Planner, Supervising

County of Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, CA
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The County of Santa Barbara Planning & Development Department is currently accepting applications to fill one vacancy in the Planning & Development Department. The current vacancy may be filled in either Santa Barbara or Santa Maria. 
POSITION: Under direction, supervises a planning section or assists in the management of a division of a County department providing Planning and Development services; supervises the preparation and presentation of studies and recommendations to the Planning Commission and other decision-making bodies; and performs related duties as required.


  1. Possession of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university, preferably including course work in urban and regional planning, architecture, urban design, economics, public administration, political science, government, urban geography, environmental studies, or life, physical, or social sciences; AND two years of advanced journey-level professional experience developing land use policies or regulations OR applying zoning regulations, community plan policies, CEQA, NEPA, and other ordinances or policies in a land use planning environment, including one year in a lead-worker or supervisory capacity; OR,
  2. Two years of experience performing duties equivalent to the class of Planner III with Santa Barbara County; OR,
  3. A combination of training, education, and experience that is equivalent to one of the employment standards listed above and that provides the required knowledge and abilities.


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Posted September 22, 2021, 11:23 AM PDT

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