$34.01-$41.35 Hourly / $5,896.00-$7,167.00 Monthly / $70,746.00-$86,008.00 Yearly
According to Civil Service Commission Rule 109, the duties specified below are representative of the range of duties assigned to this class and are not intended to be an inclusive list.
1. Reviews building permit, variances and use permit applications as well as may assist in the review of discretionary review, subdivision applications and other miscellaneous permits referred from other departments and the general public by checking plans and reviewing the applications for conformity to the General Plan and the Planning Code (Zoning Ordinances); records appropriate data and prepares recommendations for department or commission action.
2. Reviews Planning activities, goals and programs; zoning ordinances, rules, regulations, policies and procedures; procedural requirements for securing consideration of application requests; and federal and state environmental requirements and procedures (NEPA and CEQA).
3. Provides information orally and in writing to city agencies, property owners, developers, community organizations and the general public by answering questions, providing assistance, responding to complaints, presenting reports and draft plans; and explaining policies.
4. Conducts site and field inspections of land, economic activities, transit patterns, buildings and streets and conducts surveys and interviews to obtain data required for planning, zoning and environmental review.
5. Prepares computer based and hard copy graphic materials: land use maps, zoning maps, drawings, diagrams, graphs, charts, photographs, video and other display materials related to analysis and reports.
6. Conducts research studies and formulates recommendations by selecting, collecting, recording, tabulating, organizing and analyzing technical physical, economic, social and statistical data to assist in planning policies, plan for future developments, and determine the environmental impacts of proposed projects.
7. Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge of: the basic planning principles including land use, zoning, municipal regulation and community development, transportation and public utility systems as they relate to planning programs.
Ability to: organize and conduct investigations; anticipate, identify and analyze planning; visualize three-dimensional objects; prepare reports, memos, letters, etc.; explain complex ideas clearly and concisely to department personnel, the general public, applicants, special interest advocates, the Planning Commission and other governmental agency representatives; use basic computer applications; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with department personnel, other city departments, public officials, applicants, special interest advocates and the general public.