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5% Equity Adjustment effective March 3, 2018
2% COLA effective June 23, 2018
2% COLA effective January 5, 2019
Salary: (I): $20.77 - $25.23 /hr
(II): $23.64 - $28.75 /hr
Job Type: Permanent
Job Status: Full - Time
The County of Calaveras Planning Department is seeking a Planner I/II 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.
This is the entry level position in the classification series. The Planner I position is expected to work under close supervision and will be trained to handle a variety of related duties.
This is journey or fully qualified position in the series. The Planner II position is expected to work under general supervision and is assigned more advanced work than the Planner I.
- Gathers a variety of information and data for the preparation of planning reports, planning studies and general informational items.
- Develops statistics and performs research related to planning projects.
- Develops maps, charts and graphs used in planning studies and reports.
- Reviews survey data and maps in relationship to planning issues.
- Assists in compiling, arranging, analyzing and interpreting data.
- Assists in making comparative studies of land use, population structure and economic activity utilizing a variety of informational sources.
- Assists in the preparation of planning displays and exhibits.
- Answers inquiries and assists the public in matters related to planning and general land use.
- Serves as a resource for matters related to zoning, land division use permits, variances, survey documents and other land use matters.
- Assists in development of departmental recommendations on matters to be heard by the Planning Commission.
- Assists in preparation of zoning ordinances, maps and related documents. May do presentations as necessary.
Theory, principles and practices of planning, land use, surveying, and land use permitting processes; current trends in Federal, State and local planning; Federal/State laws and regulations pertaining to planning activities in local government: nomenclature symbols and equipment used in planning, drafting and mapping work.
Organize and conduct research studies: compile and analyze technical, statistical, surveying and other general land use information and data; prepare comprehensive reports using a variety of tools including computer graphics: interpret, explain and apply laws and regulations: work cooperatively with those contacted in the course of work; assist in the preparation of maps, technical drawings, and legal descriptions; make effective public presentations.
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Equivalent to two years of college course work with a major in planning, land use or a related field OR two years’ experience in public or private agency land use work.
Equivalent to a two years of college course work in planning, land use or related field and two years of public or private agency land use work OR valid license as a surveyor with two years of public or private agency land use experience. A four year college degree in a related field (baccalaureate) can be substituted for up to one year of the required experience: a master’s degree can 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.