Planning Technician, Assistant/Associate/Senior Planner

City of Cotati

Cotati, CA
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The City of Cotati is happy to announce a unique and exciting employment opportunity to fill a planning vacancy in the Community Development Department. The varied nature of the work of the Department allows this vacancy to be filled by a range of potential applicants, from a very experienced Senior Planner, through an Assistant or Associate level Planner or even an applicant seeking an entry-level Planning Technician position.  

The Department is seeking to fill one, half-time position and invites applications from any interested individuals seeking a part-time position of:

Planning Technician; Assistant Planner; Associate Planner; Senior Planner

Part time-50% FTE

Salary DOQ within the ranges of

Planning Technician – $29.29-$35.61/hour

Assistant Planner – $34.12-$41.48/hour

Associate Planner – $37.91-$46.09/hour

Senior Planner – $43.41-$52.76/hour

Plus, an excellent benefits package

The Community Development Department is seeking an enthusiastic candidate to join our team to fill this need and to help shape the future of the City and the Department. Under the general direction of the Planning Director, the chosen Planner will be assigned a broad range of professional planning responsibilities, including responding to planning inquiries, conferring with project applicants’, engineers, developers, and architects; performing research and analysis on planning activities; and processing a range of current and long-range planning projects. Job assignments will be tailored to individual skillsets and interests. The vacancy will to be filled with one of the following job classes, depending on the pool and qualifications of applicants.

Planning Technician; Assistant Planner; Associate Planner; or Senior Planner

This recruitment will be open until filled, with the first round of interviews anticipated to be conducted the week of December 6, 2021. 

To apply please visit the City of Cotati website at:

Posted October 14, 2021, 2:42 PM PDT

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