San Diego – California

Civic San Diego (Civic SD) is the nonprofit public benefit corporation wholly owned by the City of San Diego with the mission of managing public improvement and public-private partnership projects.

The Senior Planner, Landscape Architect performs complex professional urban planning, park planning, and landscape design functions; ensures new private and public development projects comply with applicable policies and regulations; prepares solicitations for and oversees consultant contracts and design projects for public parks and public rights-of-way; critiques proposed private development projects; identifies and analyzes various potential public and private funding sources including public/private partnerships, grant programs, and facilities financing programs; prepares staff reports and makes public presentations to decision-making bodies and to community groups.

Qualified candidates should hold a bachelor’s degree in planning, architecture, landscape architecture, urban design or equivalent, from an accredited college or university with major work in urban design, architecture, landscape architecture or planning in dense urban settings. Extensive course work and/or experience in architecture, landscape architecture and urban design required for planning degree-holders. Qualified candidates should possess at least seven (7) years of increasingly responsible experience in professional planning, architecture and/or urban design, emphasizing landscape architecture.

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