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City of Paramount / Paramount City Hall
Posted on: February 21, 2020
Application Deadline: March 3, 2020
Under general supervision, duties include the preparation of written, visual reports on various planning matters; review of zoning, variance, conditional use permits, subdivision, design review, and other planning-related applications. Compilation and undertaking of special studies; conduct research for ordinances; assist with commercial and residential rebate programs; provide technical support to the Planning Commission; perform site inspections and project outreach; collaborate with other city departments; respond to requests for information at the public counter; perform other duties as assigned.
Required Experience / Skills / Education
Education and Experience: Completion of two years college coursework or 48 completed semester units plus ongoing enrollment in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree program in urban planning (copy of transcripts must be provided with application or upon successful hire).
Knowledge and Ability: Knowledge of: basic principles of urban planning; land use and zoning; California Environmental Quality Act; Subdivision Map Act regulations; architecture; landscaping; sustainability concepts; and general municipal government functions. Skill in: utilizing Microsoft Office. Ability to: read and interpret plans; respond to inquiries and complaints from residents, businesses, and developers regarding zoning and land use issues; perform research and policy analysis; prepare and present written reports for public hearings and meetings; communicate clearly and concisely; and work effectively with employees and the public.
License Required: Valid Class C California Driver License and acceptable driving record
Completed job application must be returned by the filing deadline listed above. Application packets will be screened in relation to the criteria outlined in the job announcement. Applicants with qualifications and experience that best relate to the position will be invited to participate in the recruitment process. Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure an invitation to the recruitment process. The selection process will include an oral interview and may include other testing processes designed to predict successful job performance. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. The City may change the duties of the position at any time. The City reserves the right to change any of the selection procedures or cancel the recruitment entirely.
HOW TO APPLY: Application should be completed and submitted to the City Website at www.paramountcity.com. Job information may be obtained from the Human Resources Division at 16400 Colorado Avenue, Paramount, CA 90723. Office hours: Monday-Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. You may also contact HR at (562) 220-2067.