Encinitas – CA

Incumbents are responsible for providing direct and/or functional supervision of professional staff and serving as a project manager for difficult and complex assignments. Incumbents are also responsible for making policy determinations.

Essential Duties: (These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.)
Supervises professional-level employees to include: representing staff at hearings; reviewing work products; prioritizing and assigning work; conducting performance evaluations; and making hiring, termination and disciplinary recommendations; serves as project manager for development and use permit applications, typically larger in scale or those that are more complex or controversial in nature, which involves: meeting with prospective developers to raise potential issues and address General Plan/Municipal Code issuance issues prior to submittal; routing and coordinating environmental review and project review with other City departments and external agencies; monitoring project deposits, ensuring adequate deposits to cover costs and closing of account once project is complete; preparing legal noticing; working with project proponents, citizens/citizen groups to resolve issues; analyzing projects and preparing related staff reports and draft resolutions for consideration by decision-making bodies; and representing staff at public hearings for projects at the Planning Commission and City Council levels; supports counter-related functions, which includes: providing direction to public counter staff where interpretation or clarification of codes and policies is required; assisting in implementing methods to improve customer service performing other related tasks; represents the City; meets with representatives of Merchant’s Associations and other civic groups to implement City programs to assist local business owners; manages special projects; performs other duties of a similar nature or level.

Training and Experience (position requirements at entry):
Bachelor’s Degree in urban planning or related field, plus five years of experience at a professional level, including some lead or supervisory experience or training, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.

A Completed City application is required and must be received on-line at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/encinitasca/default.cfm by 12:00 PM on Wednesday the 16th of July. A cover letter and resume must be submitted in addition to the on-line application.