Buena Park – California
Job Opportunity: SENIOR PLANNER
City of Buena Park, California

Salary: Up to $7,924 monthly
Plus Excellent City benefits options

An experienced Senior Planner is needed to join our professional planning team in our Community Development Department. The position is part of the team that guides the City of Buena Park through its long-range development plan for a well planned, balanced city of residential, commercial, industrial, public and semi-public uses with an emphasis on tourism. It’s an exciting time in the City of Buena Park as development is booming with the addition of major projects such as new mixed-use developments, new hotels and exciting entertainment venues along our entertainment corridor, with new auto dealerships joining our famous Auto Center Drive.

The position requires a highly motivated, energetic and experienced Senior Planner for site plan and architectural design review. Exceptional project management skills with the ability to manage large complex projects are a must. The ideal candidate will have excellent written and oral communication skills, the ability to juggle competing priorities, and the ability to work in a high volume, high velocity environment. The ideal candidate has a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Urban Planning, Environmental Studies, Public Administration, or a related field AND four years of professional public sector planning experience. American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) designation as a certified planner is preferred.

This position requires the ability to work extended hours in order to complete projects, attend meetings, and accommodate city needs.

APPLY IMMEDIATELY. For more information on how to apply for this or any position at the City of Buena Park please visit www.buenapark.com/hr

Applications will be accepted by the Human Resources Department on a CONTINUOUS BASIS with a review date of Friday, August 28, 2015. Apply early. This position may close at any time without notice. Interested parties are strongly encouraged to submit application materials as soon as possible. All applications will be reviewed and only those candidates determined to be most qualified on the basis of experience and education, as submitted, will be invited to participate in the selection process. AA/EOE