CA – San Diego
Under general supervision, incumbents perform professional environmental and planning studies, research, and data analysis to develop goals and policy recommendations for adoption by decision-making bodies; and to perform related work as required. A Planner I independently processes projects/tasks characterized by having moderate public controversy, and of low complexity such as minor use permits, variances, administrative permits, boundary adjustments, tentative parcel maps; or policy and ordinance changes. Incumbents assist higher-level environmental planners with community plans, and amendments to the General Plan.
- A bachelor’s degree from an accredited U.S. college or university, or a certified foreign studies equivalency, in city and regional planning, urban planning, landscape architecture, architecture, geography, archeology, biology with a concentration in wildlife and/or botany; geology; or any one of the following life and physical sciences, geography with a concentration in conservation of environmental quality, natural resources or physical geography, ecology; zoology; engineering with an emphasis in acoustics or environmental management, environmental science or a related field, AND one (1) year of progressively responsible professional level experience performing environmental analysis, planning, research, data analysis, computations, and preparing and presenting reports and graphics as it relates to land use/environmental planning. Experience must have been at the level equivalent to a Junior Land Use/Environmental Planner within the County of San Diego; OR,
- A master’s degree from an accredited U.S. college or university, or a certified foreign studies equivalency, in one of the fields stated above. No experience required; OR,
- One (1) year of experience as a Junior Land Use/Environmental Planner with the County of San Diego.