Job Title: Senior Planner

Job Location: San Marcos

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Job Description:

The City of San Marcos Development Services Department has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Planner in the Planning Division. The Development Services Department provides a one-stop-shop for private development projects and handles everything from project entitlement approvals to construction permits while addressing violations of the City Ordinances related to land use and development.

This is the advanced journey level class in the professional planning series. Positions assigned to this class can be distinguished from lower level planning classes by performance of the more complex planning tasks requiring a high degree of knowledge related to various areas of current and advanced planning including serving as project manager on multiple difficult projects. Positions assigned to this class can be further distinguished by the performance of supervisory activities such as assigning work, monitoring project progress, and providing technical assistance and training to other professional and technical staff.

Under general direction, coordinates, supervises, oversees, and participates in the more complex and difficult work of staff responsible for providing planning and environmental related services and activities in an assigned unit or functional area; manages multiple complex projects in the areas of assignment; reviews, interprets, analyzes environmental issues and policies; provides technical and functional supervision to professional planning staff; and provides responsible staff assistance to the Planning Manager and Principal Planner.

Apply by: 5:30 pm on Wednesday, November 17, 2021
1st Interview: Tuesday, December 7, 2021 – Virtual
2nd Interview: Week of December 13, 2021 – In person

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Apply by date: 11/17/2021