City of Oceanside

$6,439.00 – $8,219.00 Monthly

The Senior Planner performs a variety of professional planning functions supporting the City’s development review process, long range planning, zoning ordinances updates, capital improvement projects and environmental review; confers with the general public and private contractors regarding development projects; conducts field investigations and compiles data for the preparation of reports, maps, charts and other graphic materials; prepares and presents reports to the Planning Commission and City Council; supervises the preparation of Planning Commission packets and agendas; supervises and coordinates census projects; supervises filing of development applications; conducts investigations and research involved in studies of land use, population trends, community design, transportation and environmental concerns; assists in the identification of the City’s long range planning needs; prepares strategy plans for residential and commercial revitalization; participates on assigned boards and commissions and prepares related reports; serves as liaison to the community regarding long range planning, development projects; provides assistance to the public regarding renovation of historical buildings; reviews and prepares environmental impact reports, negative declarations and exemptions for private and public development projects; ensures conformance with applicable coastal and environmental laws and regulations; prepares applications and processes Resource Agency Permits; interviews, hires and supervises consultant teams in the preparation of environmental impact reports and technical documents; conducts field visits of project sites and environmentally sensitive areas; reviews and comments on environmental documents for projects in surrounding areas that may affect the City; assists in the preparation of grant applications involving City projects and plans; performs related duties and responsibilities as required.

Candidates must possess five years of increasingly responsible professional land use planning experience and a Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in community development, planning, business administration or a related field.

DEADLINE: 3/4/16.

Please apply online at EOE