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PLANNER TRAINEE
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The County of Calaveras Planning Department is seeking a Planner Trainee to join their team. Final Filling Date: October 19, 2018 by 5:00 p.m.
Job Number:
1196
Job Category:
Planning
Job Type:
Full-Time
Department:
Planning Dept.
Published:
09/25/2018
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FINAL FILING DATE

Friday, October 19, 2018 by 5:00 p.m.



COMPENSATION-BENEFITS-STATUS

2% COLA effective January 5, 2019

Salary: $18.91 - $22.98

Range: 7759

Job Type:  Full-Time

Job Status: Permanent

Unit: SEIU

FLAS: Non - Exempt

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POSITION SUMMARY

Under immediate supervision, the Planner Trainee position provides public assistance at the front counter and phones, interprets and enforces zoning regulations, prepares reports, and performs related duties as required.

 

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Under immediate supervision, learns to perform research, compile and analyze data, and assist staff with planning studies. This is a trainee level classification.



EXAMPLE OF DUTIES

 Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Researches and reviews technical reports, maps and plans; compiles data for planning projects. Documents sources of information and contacts for project record.
  • Conducts or performs analysis of data, planning and environmental issues. Develops recommendations for action and/or alternatives.
  • Responds to inquiries from the public which entails communication of complex regulations in a manner that facilitates resolution of conflicts.
  • Makes public and staff presentations. Organizes and uses display materials.
  • Prepares written staff reports, technical reports, planning study reports and correspondence.
  • Provides vacation and temporary relief as required.



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of:

Principles, methods and procedures of city, County and regional planning; physical, social and economic implications involved in regional planning; research methods including statistics.

 

Skill and Ability to:

Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; learn the methods and techniques required to perform professional planning activities; establish and maintain effective working and public relations as necessitated by work assignments; conduct basic research and prepare clear and concise reports.

 

Training and Experience:

Equivalent to graduation from high school and two years of general experience working in a land use agency. An Associate’s degree may substitute for up to one year of the required experience. A Bachelor’s degree may substitute for the experience requirement.



SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Possession of an appropriate California driver’s license issued by the State Department of Motor Vehicles may be required;



APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS

Interested individuals must submit the following:

  • Calaveras County application
  • Cover letter
  • Resume

Application materials will be reviewed to evaluate the specific qualifications of each applicant and determine which applicants will continue in the screening process.  Incomplete application information will result in the candidate being screened out of the process.  Those candidates identified as having qualifications best suited for the position will be invited to participate in the interview process.



SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTION(S)

N/A



NOTES

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

Mobility to work in a standard office environment, use standard office equipment and attend off-site meetings; physical ability to sit or otherwise remain stationary at work post for long periods of time; manual dexterity to use standard office equipment and supplies and to manipulate both single sheets of paper and large document holders (binders, manuals, etc.); vision to read handwritten and printed materials and a computer screen; hearing and speech to communicate person and by telephone.

 

Other Requirements:

This class description lists the major duties and requirements of the job and is not all-inclusive. Not all duties are necessarily performed by each incumbent. Incumbents may be expected to perform job-related duties other than those contained in the documents and may be required to have specific job-related knowledge and skills.








Human Resources Division

891 Mountain Ranch Road, Building C, San Andreas, CA 95249
Phone (209) 754-6303 ~ Fax (209) 754-6333 ~ hr@co.calaveras.ca.us

COUNTY APPLICATION

Calaveras County is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming), national origin, age (40 and above), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and/or related medical conditions), marital status, sexual orientation ( heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality, gender identity, gender expression, transgender), medical conditions (cancer and genetic information including family medical history), disability (medical, mental or physical, including HIV or AIDS), request or denial of family medical care leave and pregnancy leave, AB60 driver's license or military or veteran status.

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