Job Title: Associate Planner
Closing Date/Time: Tue. 02/20/2018 6:00 PM Pacific Time
Job Type: Full Time
Location: City Hall, 505 S. Garey Ave, Pomona, CA, California
All interested applicants are encouraged to visit the City's website for further information regarding the job posting: www.ci.pomona.ca.us
The City of Pomona has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Associate Planners to join the Pomona Planning team.
Looking for a place to invest your career, enjoy going to work, and feel challenged and energized? Why not make that investment alongside national developers, world renowned institutions and thriving artists? The City of Pomona has a dedicated team of employees who are committed to working together to make things happen. If you are interested in being a part of our Planning team, this may be the right position for you.
The Associate Planner reports to the Development Services Manager. Under general direction, this position performs professional level work in the field of current and/or advance planning; provides information and assistance to developers and the public on planning related matters; and provides highly technical and responsible support to the Planning Manager.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS TO APPLY:
Any combination equivalent to experience and training that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be:
Check plans submitted by developers and the public; review applications for completeness and accuracy. Prepare and supervise the preparation of advance planning projects, reports, maps, studies, and related planning issues. Prepare and supervise the preparation of planning materials used for public hearings. Compile and direct the compilation of data for land use studies and related field investigations. Prepare environmental review documents for CEQA projects. Review and comment on the CEQA documents of neighboring cities. Review projects for conformance with the Historic Preservation Ordinance; prepare surveys and studies of historic preservation issues; maintain historic preservation databases. Oversee, participate in, and coordinate special planning, zoning, and environmental studies; prepare reports and findings. Serve as staff to a variety of commissions, committees, and groups; prepare the agenda and appropriate reports; make and present findings and recommendations. Present planning and zoning matters to the Planning Commission, Historic Preservation Commission, and citizen committees. Develop and present recommendations on development permits, variances, tentative tract maps, residential planned development permits, and other zoning applications; prepare appropriate reports. Interpret planning and zoning regulations to the public at the counter, by telephone, and by letter. Coordinate planning activities with other City departments and with outside agencies. Participate in the work of professional and technical employees including data collection, analysis, plan formulation, and implementation of a wide variety of planning, zoning, and environmental review activities. Maintain detailed socio-economic data and other relevant statistics. Perform inspections for projects to ensure compliance with approved Planning/Historic Conditions of Approval, and other City ordinances and codes. Perform related duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Essential duties require the following physical skills and work environment: Ability to work in a standard office environment; ability to travel to different sites and locations.
This recruitment will also establish a list for future vacancies. Screening of qualifications and "most qualified" is based on the information provided on the official City Application. A resume may be attached to your application, but will not substitute for the completion of your application. Applications that are not entirely completed may be rejected.
To complete your application for this position you will be prompted to respond to supplemental questions. Incomplete responses, false statements, omission, or partial information may result in disqualification from the selection process. Your responses should be consistent with the information provided on your application. The information will be used as part of the application screening and selection process and is designed to help you present your qualifications for this position. This may include a selection step in which your application and supplemental questions are reviewed and scored by a panel of raters familiar with this position.