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City of Anaheim – Planning Department / Anaheim
Posted on: September 10, 2021
Application Deadline: Continuous, 1st Review September 30, 2021
The City of Anaheim Planning Department seeks TWO Associate Planners to provide responsible professional level services and assistance to higher level professional management staff. One Associate Planner will be placed in the area of current planning and will primarily be responsible for reviewing and processing zoning entitlement applications that are presented to the Planning Commission, and one Associate Planner will be placed in the area of planning information primarily assisting customers at the public counter and processing administrative and regulatory permits.
Candidates must have at least two years of responsible professional urban planning experience and a Bachelor’s degree with major course work in urban planning, architecture, or a related field. Ideal candidates will possess public sector planning experience.
Required Experience / Skills / Education
- Candidates must have at least two years of responsible professional urban planning experience supplemented by a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in urban planning, architecture, or a related field.
- Must possess knowledge of modern and complex principles, principles and practices of urban planning, development, zoning and redevelopment; methods and techniques used in the planning and zoning processes; methods and techniques of effective technical report preparation and presentation; principles and practices of basic economics; principles, practices, methods and procedures of data collection and research techniques; legal description interpretation; computer systems used in planning and zoning functions; principles and procedures of record keeping; principles of business letter writing and basic report preparation; office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases; pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations, including the Subdivision Map Act, General Plan, and California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).
- Able to demonstrate the ability to independently investigate planning, zoning, and related program issues; perform professional planning work with minimum supervision; research, analyze and evaluate new program techniques, methods and procedures; analyze statistical information; interpret and apply federal, state and local policies, procedures, laws and regulations; interpret and explain planning and zoning programs, policies and procedures; make public presentations and recommendations on various aspects of the planning program; operate office equipment including computers and supporting word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications; review and analyze property legal descriptions, covenants, agreements and conditions of approval; prepare clear, concise, thorough and accurate staff reports and correspondence; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
- Possess an appropriate, valid driver’s license.
Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received. The deadline for the first review of applications is on September 30, 2021 at 5:00PM. Applicants are encouraged to apply early. Applicants that apply after the first review are not guaranteed to be considered for this recruitment. This recruitment may close at any time without notice after the first review date.
Applications must be filed online at: http://www.anaheim.net/jobs
The selection process will consist of an oral interview at a minimum.
Candidates must be specific and complete in describing their qualifications for this position. Failure to state all pertinent information may lead to elimination from consideration. Stating “See Resume” is not an acceptable substitute for a completed application.
The successful candidate will be required to undergo a reference / background check (to include a conviction record) and pass a post-offer pre-employment medical examination (which will include a drug/alcohol screening). The City of Anaheim utilizes E-Verify and new employees must provide documentation to establish both identity and work authorization.
Communication regarding your application and/or status will be sent to the email address listed on your application. Please check your email regularly throughout the recruitment process as you will not receive communications by any other method.