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Infrastructure Engineers / Lancaster, CA
Posted on: January 6, 2023
Application Deadline: Open until filled
ABOUT THE POSITION:
This position is for Brea or one of our client cities.
Infrastructure Engineers is recruiting for a Senior Planner/Principal Planner position in the Development Services Department, Planning Division. The goal of the Development Services Department is to provide current and long-term community planning services to constituent local government agencies to enhance the design and livability of residential neighborhoods, commercial areas, and industrial zones within our client’s urban sphere, and to promote sustainable development.
Under general direction of the department/division head, the Senior Planner performs responsible administrative and professional planning work; provides lead direction of assigned staff engaged in performing duties in the research, compilation, analysis, and reporting of planning data for a geographical area or a particular project; assumes highly complex and critical planning assignments.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.
- Conducts research, analyzes findings, and makes recommendations
- Prepares environmental documentation; plans and coordinates action plans and activities pertaining to environmental impact reports
- Reviews and analyzes development proposals for conformance to the assigned city’s General Plan and Zoning and Development Standards Guidelines
- Reviews plans with property owners, civic leaders, and policy review boards
- Attends offsite meetings
- Performs site inspections
- Prepares and presents required reports, including recommendations regarding development proposals, and cannabis related applications and development documents, to the assigned city’s policy making bodies
- Collects and analyzes planning data to be utilized in the review and restructuring of the assigned city’s General Plan and the Zoning and Development standard documents
- Supervises and coordinates long range planning activities
- May coordinate public counter operations for the assigned city’s Planning Division
- Supervises, trains, and evaluates professional, technical and support staff
- Performs other related functions as assigned
- State General Planning Laws
- Municipal zoning ordinance administration
- California Environmental Quality Act
- California Subdivision Map Act
- Principles and practices of municipal planning
- Research methods and sources of statistical data
- Principles and practices of supervision
- Proposition 64 and related cannabis legislation
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $45.01 – $55.00 per hour
- Dental insurance
- Flexible schedule
- Health insurance
- Life insurance
- Paid time off
- Vision insurance
- Day shift
Ability to commute/relocate
Required Experience / Skills / Education
- Minimum of four (4) years of progressively responsible professional level experience in a local government or regional planning agency setting, two (2) of which must have been in a lead capacity.
- Education equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelors’ degree in urban planning, public administration, or related field (a Masters’ degree preferred but not qualifying), or any equivalent combination of experience, training or education which provides the following listed knowledge, skills, and abilities (extensive relative experience will be highly rated). AICP certification highly preferred.
- Computer keyboarding proficiency, with speed and accuracy, including experience using MS Office Suite required
- Possess and maintain a valid California Driver’s License, a safe driving record necessary
- Experience in geographic information systems (GIS) is highly preferred, but not required
- Bilingual skills a plus, but not required
- Plan and organize special planning projects and programs
- Supervise, train, and evaluate professional, technical and support staff
- Interpret laws and ordinances
- Analyze data and make sound recommendations
- Prepare comprehensive reports
- Clear and concise written and verbal communication skills
- Develop and maintain effective working relationships with developers, property owners business and community leaders, regulatory agencies, other city employees and the general public
- Speak, read, and write Spanish – at a level sufficient to communicate with the public through face-to-face interaction (public counter, meetings), written notices and communications, and telephone and other voice over and telecommunications methods – although not mandatory, will be highly rated
- Bachelor’s (Required)
- Urban planning: 3 years (Required)
- Driver’s License (Required)
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