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Butte County, Development Services
Planner, Assistant / Planner, Associate
Oroville, CA
(Posted 5/27/2020, Close Date 6/17/2020)

Development Services is looking for energetic individuals who are pursuing a long-term career in planning and who are interested in serving the residents of Butte County. The department is looking to fill two vacancies in the planning division. These vacancies can be filled at either the Planner, Assistant or Planner, Associate level classifications. In addition to current planning projects, during the next two years the Planning Division will be undertaking a number of large advanced planning projects including an update to the CAP, a new Community Plan for the Paradise/Magalia Upper Ridge and a comprehensive General Plan Update. Individuals who possess a Bachelor’s degree in Geography, Regional Planning, Environmental Studies or a related field and who are interested in this exciting opportunity should apply. Review a complete job description of each position by clicking on the links below.

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California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)
Wildfire Planning Specialist
Sacramento County
(Posted 5/27/2020, Close Date June 5, 2020

Under the supervision of the Land Use Planning Program Manager, the Environmental Planner will perform the less responsible and complex environmental work in accordance with fire hazard planning, research, and analysis. Work will include:

  • Analyze county ordinances for compliance with PRC 4290 and State Fire Safe Development Regulations,
  • Analyze housing and real estate data to identify subdivisions that qualify for survey, and
  • Investigate Safety Elements and Assessments for compliance with all Board policies and regulations.

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City of Stockton
Senior Planners
Stockton, CA
(Posted 5/12/2020, Open until filled)

The City of Stockton is seeking to fill two (2) newly-approved Senior Planner positions in our Community Development Department. Successful candidate will perform work within all related sub-disciplines of planning, including current land use development, long range, environmental and housing, and lead efforts on revitalization of the City's Downtown by contributing innovative ideas and forming collaborative relationships with stakeholders. Incumbents will serve in a lead role on complex advance planning and development projects, including residential, mixed-use, commercial, industrial, and institutional proposals and overseeing the preparation of environmental documents in compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act.

Incumbents will be responsible for processing legislative applications, such as zone changes and General Plan amendments; and applying analytical and problem-solving skills to address Stockton's housing needs for all income levels. In addition, they will be responsible for consulting and advising property owners, architects, engineers, contractors and the general public regarding City policies, standards, and procedures, and present information to City Council, Planning Commission, and other groups.

The ideal candidate will have strong knowledge and experience with coordinating the preparation of California Environmental Quality Act compliant environmental reports and applying urban design principles and design guidelines. Experience with downtown revitalization/Specific Plans is highly desirable. The ideal candidate will have a passion for City planning with demonstrated professional experience, excellent time management, organizational, and communication skills as well as excellent problem solving, decision making, and organizational skills. The incumbent will work a City of Stockton 9/80 work schedule - 7:30am to 5:30pm, Mondays through Thursdays; 8:00am to 5:00pm on Fridays, with alternating Fridays off.

Education/Experience:
Possession of a Bachelor's degree from a four year college or university with major course work in City or regional planning, urban planning, or a closely related field AND four (4) years of professional planning experience. Sub-professional or additional professional planning experience may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis to a maximum of two years. A Master's degree in City, regional or urban planning may be substituted for one year of the professional planning experience. Must possess a valid California Driver’s License. Must be willing to attend evening meetings as required.

For a full job description and on-line application, please go to www.stocktonca.gov/jobs EOE


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