ASSOCIATE PLANNER

CA SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA | Temporary

Post Date: 01/13/2016 Job ID: 1414 Municipal Skills and Departments: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/PLANNING Pay Rate: 0.00
A government organization in Santa Clara County, CA is looking for an Associate Planner to fill a vacancy within the Planning Division. This is a full-time position working for at least 2 to 4+ months and can very likely become temp-to-hire. Compensation is DOE/DOQ.

PRIMARY DUTIES:
Under direction of senior-level Planning staff, assists in major planning and zoning functions and activities including General Plan implementation, current, advance and environmental planning.
Assists in the coordination of a major segment of the agency s planning and zoning programs; participates in special planning, zoning and environmental studies; helps determine methods and procedures utilized in accomplishing assigned activities; helps coordinates activities with other sections, divisions or departments.
Researches, analyzes, collects and interprets a wide variety of data relating to planning and zoning projects, land use, social economic and population matters; prepares, reviews and presents staff reports, technical studies, special projects and presentations for Board of Directors.
Planning Commission and other boards and commission.
Participates in developing, planning and implementing department goals, objectives and priorities.
Meets with developers, engineers, property owners, contractors and other individuals to discuss, advise, explain processes and suggest improvements regarding potential projects, pre-applications, development applications, feasibility analysis, conceptual development plans and code interpretation.
EDUCATION, TRAINING AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in urban planning, public administration, architecture, economics, geography or related field. A master s degree in a related field is preferred.
Experience in the field of city planning or closely related field. Municipal planning experience is preferred.

LICENSE AND/OR CERTIFICATE:
Certification by the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) is desirable.
Possession or the ability to obtain a valid Class C California Driver's License by date of appointment is required. Revocation of license during employment may result in disciplinary action or reassignment.

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