PLANNER III

Recruitment #22-128-3525

Job Description

The Department of Building and Development is seeking candidates for the position of Planner III in the Land Development Division. The Land Development Division provides technical review and oversight of land development applications, manages performance and erosion and sediment control bonds, maintains land development records, provides professional guidance to other County agencies related to land development, and provides exemplary customer service. Primary responsibilities of the Planner III include: Reviewing complex land development applications and ensuring compliance with County regulations through written and digital correspondence with applicants; providing technical expertise to the Department of Building and Development, other County Departments, and outside agencies; delivering accurate and timely information to the public; and representing the Department of Building and Development at Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission meetings. The successful candidate must have the ability to analyze complex problems, navigate an intricate land development process, and perform a multitude of advanced professional planning tasks. The ability to exercise independent judgment on work projects with minimal oversight is preferred. The chosen candidate must have strong and effective written and verbal communication skills. The ability to deliver presentations to local boards, commissions, and citizen groups is desired. The chosen candidate should also have an intermediate skill in using computers and Microsoft Office. Applicants must maintain a thorough knowledge of County operations, policies, and procedures; possess and maintain a thorough knowledge of County, State, and Federal land use regulations, principles, practices, and methodologies of the planning profession.

Job Requirements

Bachelor's degree in Planning, Management, Public Administration, Urban Management, Architecture, Business Administration, Landscape Architecture, Geography, or related field; three (3) years of related work experience in professional planning preferably in a government setting OR Master's degree in Planning, Management, Public Administration, Urban Management, Architecture, Business Administration, Landscape Architecture, Geography, or related field; including one (1) year of professional planning experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Hiring Range: $66,638.24- $91,627.58

Salary Commensurate with Experience 

Special Requirements

Must be available for occasional meetings after business hours with members of the public and/or elected officials.

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

This position requires a criminal background check.

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