| GOVJOBS Job
|Associate Planner (Advance Planning Division)
Location: US-CA-Culver City
|This is the advance professional level classification in the planning series. The positions assigned to this classification apply professional skills to various advance planning and redevelopment projects, utilizing knowledge of zoning, architecture, landscape architecture and urban design. Some of the duties and responsibilities include:
-Assists in preparing and updating elements of the City's general plan pursuant to state law. Recommends work programs and schedules.
-Participates in the preparation of Request for Proposals for planning consultant services.
-Prepares graphics using Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping to effectively present planning concepts and proposals for public evaluation. Considers the audience and area of display when preparing graphic material.
-Utilizing various software applications, prepares written reports and documents from simple summaries to complex technical documents for complex planning projects.
-Represents the Advance Planning Division before various committees such as the Board of Zoning Adjustment, other bodies.
-Maintains a current and thorough working knowledge of City codes, ordinances, and policies and State statutes relating to planning, land use development, environmental impact assessment, and zoning, and is able to accurately interpret and apply them.
The ideal candidate will have experience preparing and updating a general plan in long-range planning. Experience with public engagement and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with management, subordinates, City staff, and the public is essential to the success of this position. The individual selected must demonstrate strong written and communication skills. Experience using Geographic Information System (GIS) and other computer graphic and mapping software is highly desirable.
Education and Experience: Any combination equivalent to training, education and experience that could likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills and abilities would be: Bachelor's Degree in urban planning or a closely related field and four (4) years of progressively responsible professional experience in a city, county or regional planning agency, or in a private consulting firm working on urban planning projects. Knowledge of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).
LICENSE AND CERTIFICATES:
Possession of a valid California driver license.