Assistant Planner (Long Range)
City of Temecula, The Heart of Southern California Wine Country! Located just 60 miles north of San Diego and 90 miles southeast of Los Angeles, Temecula is ranked as one of America's Safest Cities and, according to Smart Travel Tips, is the #3 best place to live in California. With a current population over 113,000, the City of Temecula employs a highly skilled workforce of over 300 employees. Employees enjoy competitive compensation, rich benefit packages and leadership that recognizes and values our diverse employee population. Strong focus on employee morale, wellness and family help to ensure a healthy work/life balance for Temecula staff.
The Community Development Department is hiring an Assistant Planner in the Long Range Planning Division. Long Range Planning provides oversight, analysis, and the implementation of the goals of the City's General Plan to ensure consistency with the objectives of the City Council, the community, and economic trends as the community matures.
The ideal candidate will preferably have a Master's degree in urban planning or closely related field. American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) are desired, but not required. Position requires knowledge in both current and long range planning with experience preparing or coordinating the preparation of documents in compliance with CEQA. Applicants must have experience applying urban design principles and/or architectural design guidelines when reviewing projects. The ideal candidate will have excellent customer service and interpersonal skills with the ability to work as a team. A strong candidate will be technologically savvy with excellent time management and organizational skills; exceptional written and verbal communication is a must along with the ability to coordinate with regional and state planning agencies. It is essential that the successful candidate is able to research, analyze, interpret and present data to Planning Commission and City Council as needed.
Posting Closes: August 16, 2018
Apply Online: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/temeculaca