Planner III (TPV) PIC
This is an opportunity to work in a dynamic, inter-disciplinary, and innovative department and share in our vision to make San Francisco the worlds’ most livable urban place – environmentally, economically, socially and culturally.
The Planning Information Center (PIC) serves the general public as the primary access point to planning information and services.
CPC has an opening for one (1) Temporary Provisional (TPV) 5291 Planner III in our Planning Information Center (PIC), Current Planning Division.
Under general direction, the Planner III performs difficult and responsible planning work in the areas of land use, zoning, development, urban design, and housing; prepares or assists in the preparation of reports and planning studies; processes land use applications; provides information on planning policies and procedures; conducts limited environmental reviews and may also coordinate environmental review processes; and performs related duties as required.
The core work of this position is providing information directly to the public at the Planning Information Center (PIC), as well as by phone, email and correspondence. The Planner III answers questions about all aspects of the Planning Departments activities, including but not limited to Planning Code regulations, the General Plan and other planning activities policies and procedures of the Department. The Planning Department Planning Information Center serves the general public as the primary access point to planning information and services. The position requires extensive face-to-face interaction with the general public. The position trains professional staff and provides guidance to other planners at the PIC.
Essential duties include, but are not limited to:
Compiles, analyzes and interprets complex technical, physical, social, economic, and statistical data for urban policy development, planning and capital projects, zoning, permit application review, recreation plans, historic preservation, environmental review, code enforcement, and other legal requirements;
Designs and prepares graphic presentations using computer applications, including maps, charts, models, sketches, graphs, and other applications for database management;
Studies and makes recommendations on the more complex development applications;
Makes recommendations to the appropriate decision-making boards, and coordinates required notification and other processes;
Review building permit applications for compliance with the Planning Code, the General Plan, the Residential Design Guidelines (for projects in Residential Districts) and other relevant urban design policies
- Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university AND four (4) years (8,000 hours) of verifiable full-time-equivalent experience in an urban, city, regional and/or other related planning environment (such as transportation planning, environmental planning, architecture or urban design); OR
- Possession of a master's degree from an accredited college or university in City, Regional or Urban Planning, or a closely related field such as Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Geography, Urban Studies or Environmental Studies AND two (2) years (4,000 hours) of verifiable full-time-equivalent experience in an urban, city, regional and/or other related planning environment (such as, but not limited to transportation planning, environmental planning, architecture, historic preservation or urban design).
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