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2% COLA effective January 5, 2019
SALARY: $34.72 - $42.21/hr.
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County of Calaveras is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The County of Calaveras Planning Department is seeking a Planner III to join their team. This position is full time with a work schedule of Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm and comes with an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision insurance, a $50,000 life insurance policy, a CalPERS pension and much more. The incumbent will, under general supervision, conduct advanced level studies, develop related reports and land use recommendations, interpret and enforce zoning regulations, and do related work as required.
This is the advanced journey level position in the classification series; incumbents are responsible for assigning work and for supervising other positions within the department as assigned.
- Gathers a variety of information and data for the preparation of planning reports and studies.
- Develops statistics and performs research related to planning projects.
- Reviews/develops maps, charts, graphs and land survey information for use in analyzing and interpreting data.
- Assists in making comparative studies of land use, population structure and economic activity; prepares planning exhibits and displays.
- Answers inquiries and serves as a professional resource for land use matters.
- Handles questions related to zoning, land division use permits and variances.
- Assists in the development of departmental recommendations on matters to be heard by the Planning Commission.
- Assists in the preparation of zoning ordinances and the General Plan.
- Enforces planning regulations.
- May do field work to ensure compliance with established regulations.
- Does presentations before wide variety of audiences.
Theory, principles and practices of planning; current trends in Federal, State and local planning; Federal and State laws/regulations pertaining to planning activities in the local government; nomenclature, symbols and equipment used in planning, drafting and mapping work; socioeconomic aspects of planning, county regulations and zoning ordinances pertaining to planning; modern management and staff supervision techniques; working knowledge of both current and advanced planning; common tools used in the profession, including computerized graphics.
Organize and conduct research studies; compile and analyze technical and statistical information/data for the preparation of professional planning reports; interpret, explain and apply laws and regulations; work cooperatively with those contacted in the course of work; prepare and interpret maps, technical drawings, legal descriptions and survey documents; make effective public presentations; independently complete work; organize and assign work to others; supervise, train and evaluate staff as assigned; make effective recommendations regarding operational changes in departmental or county planning policies.
Education, Training and Experience:
Equivalent to two years college course in planning or a related field and four years demonstrated professional knowledge in public agency planning activities, land surveying or related field OR valid license as a surveyor with four years demonstrated professional knowledge in public agency planning activities, land surveying or related field. A four-year college degree in a related field may be substituted for one year of the required experience; a master’s degree may be substituted for one additional year of the required experience.
Licenses, Certificates, or Registrations:
Possession of a valid California driver’s license.
Interested individuals must submit the following:
- Calaveras County application
- Cover letter
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.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:
Mobility to work in a standard office environment; use standard office equipment; 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 documents holders (binders, manuals, etc.); vision to read handwritten and printed materials and a computer screen; hearing and speech to communicate in person and by telephone.
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.