Riverside – California

Associate/Assistant Planner
Salary: $49,284 – $76,512 / year

The City of Riverside Community & Economic Development Department is seeking the best and brightest planning professionals to join a great team helping to build a world-class City. The Assistant/Associate Planner, under the direction of a Principal Planner, performs professional level work including preparing reports and analysis of land use and development projects and planning programs being considered by the Development Review Committee, Planning Commission and City Council; conducts research into planning, zoning and sustainability issues; prepares and conducts planning surveys, land use studies and research; performs zoning plan checks for compliance with municipal and state codes; interacts with design professionals, developers and the public; prepares initial environmental assessments; attends community meeting and public hearing and presents reports; participates in general plan and other long range planning programs.

 

Qualifications:

Assistant Planner

Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major study in planning or a related field considered to be useful in City planning work.

Experience: Experience is not required, however it is desirable.

Associate Planner

Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major study in planning or a related field considered to be useful in City planning work.

Experience: A minimum of 18 months of professional planning experience comparable to that of an Assistant Planner at the City of Riverside.

 

Highly Desired Qualifications for the Comprehensive Planning Division:

  • Two years of experience managing Comprehensive Planning projects of a similar size, development pattern, or land use density as the City of Riverside.

 

Highly Desired Qualifications for the Current Planning Division:

  • Experience in composing concise staff reports and letters.
  • Experience with conducting presentations for boards and/or commissions.

For additional information and to apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cityofriversideca/jobs/1472437/assisant-associate-planner