Fill Time Position -- Woodland, CA -- Senior Planner
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City of Woodland
300 FIRST STREET
Posting Date: September 20, 2004
Final Filing Date: October 15, 2004
THE CITY OF WOODLAND INVITES YOUR APPLICATION FOR
Salary: $4915 - $5974
Full Time w/benefits
THE POSITION: To participate, coordinate, and supervise a variety of urban
and community planning, environmental review and assessment, zoning and
subdivision administration and related activities.
Essential Job Functions: Supervise, coordinate, and participate in complex
planning studies, including those involving general transportation and
community planning, environmental research and assessment, zoning and
subdivision administration, and research and analysis functions. Perform
the more difficult planning and environmental impact research and analysis
projects. Develop and review General Plans and Specific Plan and
amendments. Implement and enforce the City's General Plan, specific plan,
community design guidelines and zoning and subdivision ordinance. Provide
general information to the public, development community and other
government agencies pertaining to General Plan and specific plans, land
zoning, historic resources, and planning and development policies,
procedures, and standards; make authoritative interpretations of
regulations and policies including the enforcement of zoning regulations.
Review work methods and interdepartmental procedures to ensure effective
work flow and compliance with established policies and procedures; select
train and evaluate assigned personnel; work with employees to correct
deficiencies. Serve as staff to the City Council, Planning Commission,
other commissions and committees in community development matters,
the preparation and presentation of reports and recommendations. Regular
and consistent attendance. Work cooperatively with others. Other Job
Functions: Review and approve development proposals, site plans, design
landscape plans, sign plans, and business licenses for compliance with
appropriate regulations and policies. Confer with engineers, developers,
architects, other City departments, a variety of agencies and the general
public in acquiring information and coordinating planning matters.
Supervise, coordinate and participate in the preparation of requests for
proposals, interview of consultants, and contract administration for
traffic, environmental and other planning services. Participate in the
development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies and
including current and advanced planning activities; assist in budget
preparation and administration. Inspect properties and structures for
compliance with current City zoning codes and regulations; recommend
improvement and rehabilitation programs; identify corrective actions to be
taken by owners. Represent the City in the community and at professional
meetings as required. Promote and maintain safety in the work place.
Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the
required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain
knowledge and abilities would be:
Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or
university with major work in planning, community development, urban
or related field. A Master's Degree in planning or related field is
Experience: Four years of professional planning experience including one
year of experience supervising major projects.
License or Certificates: Possession of a valid California Driver's
member of American Institute of Certified Planners.
Apply with a City of Woodland application to the Human Resources Office,
City Hall, 300 First Street, Woodland, CA 95695 by 5 p.m. Friday, October
15, 2004. Cover letters are encouraged but will not be accepted in lieu
the application form. Review Process: Based on the information provided
the application documents, the best qualified applicants will be invited
further examination. All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications
not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the
Depending upon the number of applications received, the examination may
consist of an application screening, written and/or practical exam, oral
interview or any combination thereof. Applicants will be required to take
and pass a medical examination by a City of Woodland physician to insure
their physical suitability to perform the assigned duties. If you have a
disability that requires accommodation during the selection process,
notify Human Resources at least seven days prior to the event.
Retirement: City paid PERS 2.7% at 55 Plan. Employee contributes 3% of
base salary. The City does not participate in social security.
Deferred Comp: Choice of deferred compensation plan providers with the
City matching 2%.
Medical: CalPERS Medical Insurance Plans.
Dental/Vision: City paid Delta Dental and Medical Eye Services
LTD: City paid wage protection for long term disabilities
Life Insurance: City provides $50,000 life insurance policy effective
Vacation: 6.7 hours per month during first three years of service.
Administrative Leave: 96 hours of leave time.
Holidays: 12.5 paid holidays (including two floating holidays).
Sick Leave: 8 hours per month.
Prof. Growth Incentive: $625/yr for additional educational or professional
The City of Woodland hires only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully
to work in the U.S.
The City of Woodland is an Equal Opportunity Employer