Encinitas – CA

Incumbents are responsible for performing a variety of planning duties ranging from counter work through project planning and project management in the current planning division of the planning department.

Essential Duties: (These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.)
Communicates and confers with citizens, architects, developers, and engineers regarding the City’s land use policies, development standards, processes at the front counter; provides information related to zoning, kennel permits, business license requests, alcoholic and beverage license applications, general plan compliance, and other related issues, both in person and over the phone; computes acreages and frontages; reviews commercial industrial, and residential development proposals, plans, and applications for issuance of zoning clearances; identifies correction actions to be taken by owners; recommends improvement and rehabilitation programs; processes permit applications and calculates appropriate fees; reviews applications and submitted plans for various building permits, which may include: swimming pools, room additions, walls and fences, demolished properties, new developments, and/or other related structures; schedules intakes for coastal development permits, administrative/discretionary applications, plan submittal, and other related information; participates in a variety of staff and development review meetings to discuss projects with peers and staff; provides interpretive assistance to staff on development standards, project proposals, and/or clarification of policies; inputs a variety of planning information into databases; queries data and develops related reports; conducts research and analysis related to land use, legislative activities, social, economic, and population data on various local and regional planning issues and community matters for dissemination internally, to elected and/or appointed officials, Boards, Councils, Commissions, and to the general public; researches, collects, records, analyzes, interprets, and summarizes statistical and demographic information for regional and City data; creates related informational and advisory reports, presentations, maps, logs, and computer and paper files; represents the department at status meetings; manages assigned planning projects of greater complexity and community significance or sensitivity; demonstrates ability to address and evaluate medium to complex issues/projects; works independently and exercises judgment and initiative; independently assists applicant/public on complex and sensitive matters; performs other duties of a similar nature or level.

Training and Experience (position requirements at entry):
Bachelor’s Degree in Planning, or a related field. Three years of progressively responsible technical experience related to area of assignment or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Completed City application is required and must be received on-line at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/encinitasca/default.cfm by 12:00 PM on Wednesday the 16th of July. Paper applications and/or resumes received in lieu of on-line applications will not be considered.