URBAN PLANNER

CA LOS ANGELES COUNTY, CA | Temporary

Post Date: 10/08/2015 Job ID: 1340 Municipal Skills and Departments: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/PLANNING Pay Rate: 0.00
An government organization in southwest Los Angeles County, CA area is looking for a Planner to fill a position vacancy in the Planning Division. This position is looking to run for six months with the view to becoming permanent, and potential to have a greater scope of work and higher job title. Compensation is DOE/DOQ.

POSITION SUMMARY:
Analyze and interpret social, economic, population and land use data and trends;
Prepare written and graphic reports on various planning matters and elements of the general plan;
Provide technical assistance in the analysis, coordination and implementation of environmental requirements and regulations;
Compile information and make recommendations on special studies;
Make public presentations, to the council, various commissions, boards, committees and community groups;
Research and draft ordinances for review;
Review rezoning, variance, conditional use permit, subdivision, design review and other related applications;
Advise property owners and the general public of the effect and implications of land use, zoning, and development actions;
Review development proposals for consistency with local general plan, zoning and design standards;
Respond to complaints and requests for information from the public;
Manage consultant contracts for environmental and other planning documents and oversee consultant work.
KNOWLEDGE:
Principles and practices of urban planning and zoning; laws underlying general plans, zoning and land divisions; current literature, information sources and research techniques in the field of urban planning; applicable environmental laws and regulations; computer software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint. Knowledge of ArcMap GIS is highly desirable. Candidate must have ability to interact skillfully with professional citizens.

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