Encinitas – CA

Under direct supervision, to perform a variety of routine and increasingly responsible duties in a learning capacity in support of the Planning and Building Department. The position will focus on a variety of advanced planning and housing related activities including research for inquires and reports; conduct surveys, studies and affordable housing inspections and projects; interpret social, economic, population, and land use data and trends; summarize statistical and demographic information; preparation of maps, letters, reports and presentations; data collection and entry, database creation and maintenance, staff committee meetings and other assigned projects. The position may also support other work units within the department including Current Planning, Code Enforcement, or Building Inspection.

Examples of activities in our work-program include, but are not limited to, various General Plan and Local Coastal Program amendments, implementation and monitoring affordable housing and federal grant program(s), Housing Element update, development of an Urban Agriculture Ordinance, North Coast Highway 101 Streetscape Project, grant writing, and public workshop coordination.

Current student in a graduate program working on a degree in Planning, Urban Studies (or closely related field) or a recent graduate with a degree in Planning, Urban Studies (or closely related field) is highly desirable. Candidates must be able to manage assigned timelines and work independently. Also, candidates should possess intermediate computer skills, excellent written and verbal skills, and familiarity with Windows, basic office equipment, and Microsoft Office. GIS proficiency at a basic level is highly desirable.

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

This is a part-time/temporary, non-benefited position. Incumbents work less than 1000 hours a year at approximately 19 hours a week for a one-year term.