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Associate Planner

City of Sacramento
Salary: $35.19 - $49.51 Hourly, $2,815.14 - $3,961.18 Biweekly
(Posted: 11/12/2022. Closes: 12/4/2022)

To perform professional, technical, statistical and analytical duties involving land use or otherplanning studies for a variety of public or private development projects. The scope of assignmentsincludes project management work, land use studies, policy development recommendation,revision or implementation, and preparation of a variety of documents for compliance with state or federal environmental laws.

The class of Associate Planner is distinguished from that of Assistant Planner by the greater complexity of assignments received, and the advanced planning project management work. Associate Planners manage projects with greater independence and limited supervision and lead project teams made up of individuals from various technical disciplines. Positions are flexibly staffed and are normally filled from the Assistant Planner class.

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Assistant Planner

City of Sacramento
Salary: $28.62 - $40.28 Hourly. $2,289.97 - $3,222.22 Biweekly
(Posted: 11/12/2022. Closes: 12/6/2022)

To perform professional, technical, statistical and analytical duties involving land use or other planning studies for a variety of public or private development projects. The scope of assignments includes project management work, land use studies, policy development recommendation, revision or implementation, and preparation of a variety of documents for compliance with state or federal environmental laws.

The class of Assistant Planner is distinguished from Associate Planner by performing less complex to moderately difficult project management work. Incumbents in this class may work independently on assignments but generally do not have the responsibility for team leadership. Positions are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the Junior Planner class.

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CSG Consultants currently has the following five positions open.  Click the link under each job summary to find out more.

Assistant Planner

Location: Sacramento
(Posted: October 17, 2022)

The Assistant Planner is an entry level classification in the professional Planner series. Responsibilities include basic professional level planning services in the areas of current planning and long-range planning while demonstrating good diplomatic skills in dealing with the public and staff. The Assistant Planner works under the direction of senior planning staff and performs entry level professional planning duties and assignments.

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Associate Planner

Location: Sacramento
(Posted: October 17, 2022)

The Associate Planner is the journey-level classification in the professional Planner series. An incumbent in this classification is responsible for performing, with regular supervision, routine to complex planning duties in the administration of land use regulations, General Plan, environmental review, and design review. Depending on area of expertise, an Associate Planner may be primarily assigned to one or more of the following specialties: current planning, long-range planning, architectural review, transportation planning, or Geographic Information Systems (GIS) mapping. The Associate Planner works under the supervision of senior planning staff and performs difficult and specialized planning assignments. This classification is distinguished from the Assistant Planner class which handles the less complex assignments.

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Associate Environmental Planner

Location: Sacramento
(Posted: October 17, 2022)

The Associate Environmental Planner is a mid-level level position in the environmental planning division. The associate environmental planner works under the direction of senior environmental planning staff and performs professional environmental duties and assignments.

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Senior Planner

Location: Sacramento
(Posted: October 17, 2022)

This is a management position responsible for overseeing a variety of programs and activities of Planning Divisions and provides lead supervision and advanced level professional planning services in the areas of advanced planning, current planning, and public information; and to provide responsible assistance to higher level management staff. This is the advanced journey level class in the Planner series. Positions at this level are distinguished from other classes within the series by the level of responsibility assumed and the complexity of duties assigned. Employees perform the most difficult and responsible types of duties assigned to classes within this series. Employees at this level are required to be fully trained in all procedures related to the assigned Planning Department area. An incumbent in this classification exercises independent judgment and discretion not of a routine or clerical nature and will have skills in coordinating efforts across departments and outside entities and will be results-driven.

An incumbent in this classification demonstrates strong ethical, professional, and service-oriented leadership and interpersonal skills; sets a good example; and correctly applies the tenets of the municipality’s Code of Ethics and Values.

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Senior Environmental Planner

Location: Sacramento
(Posted: October 17, 2022)

The Senior Environmental Planner is a position in the environmental planning division. The senior environmental planner works under the direction of the director of environmental planning staff and performs professional environmental duties and assignments.

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