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City of Monrovia / 415 S Ivy Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016
Posted on: February 2, 2024
Application Deadline: 02/18/2024
This position is responsible for a variety of ongoing operational responsibilities including, but not limited to:
- Evaluate proposed development projects and conduct field surveys during and upon completion of projects ensuring compliance with architectural, zoning and general plan requirements;
- Coordinate advanced planning and historic preservation activities including research, analysis, development and implementation of actions/solutions;
- Determine projects’ environmental impact in accordance with the CA Environmental Quality Act;
- Prepare and present staff reports for Development Review Committee, Historic Preservation Commission, Planning Commission, and City Council;
- Confer with, advise, and provide customer service to architects, engineers, attorneys, developers and the general public regarding City development procedures and processes; and
- Perform related duties as assigned.
WHO WE ARE
Are you looking for a career that is fulfilling and provides you with a sense of pride for the work you do? Look no further and join the City of Monrovia! The City of Monrovia is searching for the next remarkable Senior Planner. We’re looking for someone who is customer service driven, a team-player, self-motivated, and thrives with challenges. This position will be committed to improving the quality of life for the community and promoting innovation. If you are intrigued by this opportunity, you should apply now!
Located 20 miles northeast of Los Angeles and nestled at the base of the San Gabriel Mountains, Monrovia is home to nearly 40,000 active and engaged residents. This growing City distinguishes itself from other communities with its dynamic small-town charm and a collection of high-tech industry. Monrovia’s heritage can be seen in our history, diverse population, tree-lined streets, historic buildings and award-winning downtown. From beautiful open spaces to top-rated education, a world of amenities is available in Monrovia.
COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY
The City of Monrovia offers opportunities for individuals of all experiences and backgrounds to come together for a singular purpose – to serve the people of Monrovia to create a community that offers a premier quality of life. Monrovia is a community where diversity, equity, and inclusion are celebrated, and where intellectual curiosity, respectful dialogue, and a commitment to inclusion are vital to our success.
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT
The Community Development Department is comprised of three divisions: Building, Planning, Neighborhood and Business Services. The Department is dedicated to serving the community, enhancing the quality of life, maintaining property values, and improving the built and natural environment. Responsibilities range from performing responsible, complex, and professional work in all aspects of city planning with an emphasis on advanced planning and historic preservation. Each division provides an essential service to the community and the department is dedicated to preserving natural resources, supporting the community, and ensuring economic vitality.
Required Experience / Skills / Education
Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required knowledge, abilities and skills is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the qualifications would be:
BA/BS in planning or related field and five (5) years experience in municipal planning. MA/MS is desirable. Experience working with diverse groups and the ability to exercise cultural sensitivity and awareness, and municipal experience are highly desirable.
LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE
Possession of a valid Class C California Driver’s License and a good driving record.
Applications will be reviewed and those candidates whose applications indicate that they are most qualified will be invited to continue in the examination process. Candidates will be notified via email or telephone if they qualify for the next step in the recruitment process. The selection process may consist of: Application Evaluation (Qualifying) and Qualifications Appraisal Interview (100%). If you have a disability that may require an accommodation in the selection process, please notify Human Resources in writing when you submit your application.
Application Deadline February 18, 2024
Oral Interview February 29, 2024
Candidate Start Date April 8, 2024
This recruitment is open to the first 150 applicants and may close at any time with or without notice depending on the number and quality of applications received. The dates listed above are subject to change.
APPLICATION SUBMITTAL PROCESS
For more information or to apply, please visit: CityofMonrovia.org/jobs