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City of Yreka / Yreka California
Posted on: October 20, 2021
Application Deadline: Open until Filled
Salary Range: $74,417.26 – $94,977.41
Filing Deadline: Open Until Filled
The City of Yreka is seeking an experienced individual for the position of Planning Director. This executive management classification oversees, directs, and participates in all activities of the Planning Department, including short- and long-term planning development review, policy development and administration, and enforcing City codes and regulations. The incumbent regularly interacts with the City Manager, City Council, Planning Commission, and departmental directors in coordinating projects and information. This position also assumes management responsibility for the City’s Planning Department’s services and operations including staff support to the Planning Commission. Successful performance of the work requires knowledge of public policy, planning principles, municipal functions, and activities, including the role of an elected City Council and the ability to develop, oversee, and implement projects and programs in a variety of areas. The incumbent is accountable for accomplishing departmental planning and operational goals and objectives within general policy guidelines
Required Experience / Skills / Education
Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be
Equivalent to graduation from a four (4) year college or university with major coursework City or Urban Planning, Public Administration, Business Administration, Economics, or a related field. A Master’s degree in Urban Planning and/or American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification is desired.
Typical experience would include four (4) years of professional experience in local governmental planning, including direct familiarity with California legal requirements. Supervisory experience is preferred.
Licenses and Certifications:
- Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California’s Driver’s License by date of appointment.