Fw: Full Time Associate Planner Position - City of Monte Sereno
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Salary Range : $4,167 - $5,065
THE POSITION: The City of Monte Sereno is seeking an intelligent, energetic
individual to fill the position of Associate Planner. This person will
perform a variety of professional level duties common in the urban planning
field related to zoning, subdivision, and basic environmental assessment
functions of the City including: site plan review; preparation of written
reports and presentation of oral reports to the City Council. Attend and
serve as secretary for all Site & Architecture Commission meetings and work
closely with the Site & Architecture Commission. Have direct contact with
the public at the front counter and on the telephone; research; and record
keeping. Receives direct supervision from the City Manager.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Urban
Planning, Architecture, Public Administration, Urban Geography, or related
field and two (2) years of professional planning experience. Preferred
candidates will be those with experience in the current planning functions
of a municipal Planning Department including public information, application
processing, design review, site plan review writing and presentation of
staff reports for parcel maps, use permits, variances, etc.
An Ideal candidate is self-motivated and has a solid understanding of
quality planning and how to achieve it. He/she must be a consensus builder –
someone who can explore options, facilitate solutions, and create superior
THE CITY: The City of Monte Sereno is a General Law City governed by an
elected 5 member City Council. The population of the city is 3,800 and is
located in southwestern Santa Clara County, between Los Gatos and Saratoga.
Monte Sereno is a beautiful residential community, known for its wooded
hillsides and rural character, yet just minutes from the heart of Silicon
Valley. City Hall is located along scenic Highway 9 with easy access to
Highways 17 and 85.
THE BENEFITS: The Associate Planner position is a new position and subject
to approval of the FY2006/2007 budget. The position is budgeted to have an
annual salary range of $50,000 - $60,780 plus the following benefits: 35
hour work week, CalPERS retirement 2% @55 with the member contribution paid
by the City, Health and Dental benefit allowance of $700 monthly, car
allowance of $400 monthly the City also participates in the Social Security
System. The City observes 12 paid holidays. Employees accrue vacation at a
rate of 10 days per year the first five years, 15 days after five years and
20 days after 10years; sick leave accrues at 1 day per month and unused sick
leave may be converted to additional service credit for PERS retirement.
THE SELECTION: Interested individuals are requested to submit a resume to
the City of Monte Sereno, 18041 Saratoga-Los Gatos Road, Monte Sereno, CA
95030 or fax (408) 395-7653 788 June 16, 2006 at 5:00pm.