Urban/Regional Planner I - IV

County of Riverside
Riverside, CA
United States
April 10, 2017
Professional Area: 
Regional Planning
Salary Range: 
$22.85 - $52.69 Hourly

The Riverside County Transportation and Land Management Agency (TLMA) has an exciting job opportunity for an Urban/Regional Planner I, II, III or IV in Riverside! The Urban/Regional Planner will oversee minor and/or major cases, this includes the intake, processing and researching of the cases pursuant to Riverside County Zoning Ordinance 348. The incumbent will prepare the cases to be presented to the Land Development Committee, communicate feedback, and process the corrections made by the applicants. Additionally, the Urban/Regional Planner will prepare and/or review the Environmental Impact Reports (EIR) to ensure they comply with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). The selected candidate must possess strong written and verbal communication skills as they may present to the Planning Commission. The Department desires candidates with a Bachelor's degree and experience in case management and project management, as well as knowledge of CEQA and the Subdivision Map Act. The most competitive candidates will have public sector and/or consulting experience.
 
 
URBAN/REGIONAL PLANNER I
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OPTION I

Required Education: Graduation from an accredited college with a bachelor's degree, preferably with a major in Urban/Regional Planning, Transportation Planning, Public Administration, Architecture, Environmental Sciences, Geography (with related course concentration), Landscape Architecture, or a closely related field.

OPTION II

Certification by and full membership in the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP).

OPTION III

Two years of experience as a Planning Technician III (advanced working level of the series) or three years as a Planning Technician II (full working level of the series) with Riverside County.

URBAN/REGIONAL PLANNER II
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OPTION I

One year of experience at the level of Urban/Regional Planner I with Riverside County. (Certification of qualifications by the Department Head may be substituted for up to six months of the required experience.)

OPTION II

Required Education: Graduation from an accredited college with a bachelor's degree, preferably with a major in Urban/Regional Planning, Transportation Planning, Public Administration, Architecture, Environmental Science, Geography (with related course concentration), Landscape Architecture, or a closely related field.

Experience: Two years of professional environmental planning, land use planning, and/or transportation planning experience which must have included performing one of the following kinds of planning activities associated with a planning agency: comprehensive, regional, area, or community planning; plan/proposal review; general plan amendments; zoning; land division; information services; urban renewal; planning administration or transportation planning. (A master's degree in planning may be substituted for one year of the required experience. A master's degree in Public Administration, Architecture, Environmental Science, Geography - with related course concentration, Landscape Architecture, or a closely related field may be substituted for six months of the required experience. No more than one master's degree may be used to substitute for the required experience.)

OPTION III

Certification by and full membership in the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP).

OPTION IV

Three years of experience as a Planning Technician III (advanced working level of the series) or four years as a Planning Technician II (full working level of the series) with Riverside County.

URBAN/REGIONAL PLANNER III
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OPTION I

One year of experience at the level of Urban/Regional) Planner II with Riverside County. (Certification of qualifications by the Department Head may be substituted for up to six months of the required experience.)

OPTION II

Required Education: Graduation from an accredited college with a bachelor's degree, preferably with a major in Urban/Regional Planning, Transportation Planning, Public Administration, Architecture, Environmental Science, Geography (with related course concentration), Landscape Architecture, or a closely related field.

Experience: Three years of professional environmental planning, land use planning, and/or transportation planning experience which must have included performing one of the following kinds of planning activities associated with a planning agency: comprehensive, regional, area, or community planning; plan/proposal review; general plan amendments; zoning; land division; information services; urban renewal; planning administration or transportation planning. (A master's degree in planning may be substituted for one year of the required experience. A master's degree in Public Administration, Architecture, Environmental Science, Geography (with related course concentration), Landscape Architecture, or a closely related field may be substituted for six months of the required experience. No more than one master's degree may be used to substitute for the required experience.)

OPTION III

Certification by and full membership in the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP).

URBAN/REGIONAL PLANNER IV
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OPTION I

One year of experience at the level of Urban/Regional Planner III with Riverside County. (Certification of qualifications by the Department Head may be substituted for up to six months of the required experience.)

OPTION II

Required Education: Graduation from an accredited college with a bachelor's degree preferably with a major in Urban/Regional Planning, Transportation Planning, Public Administration, Geography (with related course concentration), Architecture, Environmental Sciences, Landscape Architecture, or a closely related field.

Experience: Four years of professional environmental planning, land use planning, and/or transportation planning experience performing one of the following kinds of planning activities associated with a planning agency or consulting firm, comprehensive, regional, area, or community planning; plan/proposal review; general plan amendments; zoning, land division; information services; urban renewal; planning administration or transportation planning. (A master's degree in Planning or Transportation Planning may be substituted for one year of the required experience. A master's degree in Public Administration, Geography with related course concentration, Architecture, Environmental Sciences, Landscape Architecture, or a closely related field may be substituted for six months of the required experience. No more than one Master's degree may be used to substitute for the required experience.)

 

ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY FOR THIS POSITION USING THE COUNTY'S JOB GATEWAY by 11:59 p.m. on May 6, 2017. All applicants must include a detailed resume/application with relevant work history.

For questions regarding this recruitment or the online application process, please contact Maria Ledesma at (951) 955-3405 or mjledesma@rivco.org.

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