Job Title: Associate Planner

Job Location: Coronado

Employer Website: City of Coronado

Job Description:

The Community Development Department facilitates the development of policies, goals and objectives in relation to General Planning, Local Coastal Programs, Active Transportation and Zoning Code maintenance. Community Development staff strive to be a public information source along with leading Inter-agency coordination in order to best serve the Coronado Community.

The Associate Planner will be primarily responsible for performing advance planning duties, including policy and ordinance development, processing code amendments, preparing and amending long-range plans, and drafting procedures. The incumbent in this position may also be assigned to manage preparation of the City’s first Climate Action Plan and Sea Level Rise Vulnerability/Adaptation plan and may also be assigned to assist with some current planning projects.

The ideal candidate will possess knowledge of principles and practices of current and advanced urban planning and zoning. The ideal candidate will have high ethical and professional standards, strong organizational skills, the ability to effectively and efficiently prioritize, excellent communication and customer service skills and will have experience interpreting and applying municipal, legislative and government processes as they relate to planning and development projects. The ideal candidate will also possess a professional history that demonstrates the following necessary leadership competencies and attributes:

Organizational awareness and ability to anticipate sensitive issues that could impact the community
Prepare and conduct effective public and committee presentations
Interpret and apply federal, state and local laws, codes, standards and regulations governing general plans, zoning, land use, permit processing, subdivision and related planning functional area
Strong knowledge of City development review procedures and requirements.
Methods and techniques of conducting site and field investigations and assessments.

Qualification Guidelines
Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Experience: At least three years of increasingly responsible professional level planning experience.

Education/Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university major course work in urban planning or a related field.

Licenses and Certificates: Possession of a valid Class C California Driver’s License with a safe driving record.

View the posting to find a more detailed description of the position and the benefits the City of Coronado has to offer.

Link or email to apply:

Apply by date: 08/26/2019