Senior Planner

City of Brea

Brea, CA

Salary: $91,689.97 - $117,385.70 Annually

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This position is a 24-month limited term full-time position and pending City Council approval may become permanent. Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received.  

To perform complex professional work in the field of current or advanced planning and environmental analysis; supervise current or advanced planning projects; and perform related duties as assigned.


This is an advanced journey level classification. Work in this classification is distinguished from that of an Associate planner by the greater complexity of assignments received and by the greater independence and scope of decision making with which the incumbent is expected to operate. This classification may act as the City Planner in his/her absence.


Direction is provided by the City Planner.

Responsibilities include supervision of Associate Planners and/or Assistant Planners.

Experience and Education

To qualify for this classification, an individual must possess any combination of experience and education that would likely produce the required knowledge and abilities, and enable the individual to successfully perform the essential functions of the position.

A typical combination is:


Four years of increasingly responsible experience in urban planning with a concentration in current planning and/or advanced planning. One year of  supervisory experience and major experience with a California city are desirable.


Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major work in urban or regional planning, architecture, or related field considered useful in city planning.

Licenses and Certificates

Possession of a valid driver's license issued from the California Department of Motor Vehicles.


If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please visit to submit a City of Brea electronic employment application.

Electronic applications will be accepted until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received. Applicants are encouraged to apply early. Resumes cannot be accepted in lieu of a City of Brea employment application. The City of Brea cannot accept responsibility for notifying candidates of incomplete applications. It is the candidate’s responsibility to make sure the application is properly submitted.

Posted February 13, 2023, 2:56 PM PST

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