Land Use/Environmental Planner III - Sustainability
The County of San Diego's Planning & Development Services is accepting applications for the position of Land Use/Environmental Planner III-Sustainability.
Through operational excellence and attention to customer service, Planning & Development Services (PDS) strives to balance community, economic and environmental interests to ensure the highest quality of life for the public of San Diego County. PDS is responsible for long range land use planning, including the County of San Diego's General Plan, Climate Action Plan (CAP), and Zoning Ordinance. The department evaluates land use projects for regulatory compliance and environmental impacts, manages long-range planning policy formulation, and related ordinances. PDS advises the Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission on all land use projects, policy, and programs in the unincorporated county.
The Land Use/Environmental Planner III-Sustainability is responsible for supporting the Advance Planning Division in the implementation of County Climate Action Plan through project leadership to develop ordinances, conduct research and policy analysis, update community plans, renewable energy strategies, and mobility planning, and other related efforts to reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the unincorporated County.
This is the lead level/first supervisory class in the Land Use/Environmental Planner series. The ideal candidate will have experience in land use, environmental, and sustainability planning and have a strong understanding and practice of project management fundamentals. Relevant professional and/or academic experience can include, but is not limited to the following: GHG inventories, emissions monitoring and reporting, utility-scale renewable energy, ordinance/policy development, community plans, agricultural conservation, transportation technology and trends, sequestration, offset protocols, public engagement, and collaborative partnerships.
For more information and to apply online, please visit the Department of Human Resources website here: http://www.sandiegocounty.gov/hr and click on "Current Job Postings."