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    ... San Francisco Recreation and Parks 5291 Planner III Planning Division (Two positions) Application Deadline: Wednesday, September 27, 2006 (Postmarked)
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      ----- Forwarded by Asha Weinstein/SJSU on 09/17/2006 02:06 PM -----


      San Francisco Recreation and Parks
      5291 Planner III Planning Division (Two positions)
      Application Deadline:  Wednesday, September 27, 2006 (Postmarked)
      Salary:  $75,660 to $91,962 Per Year
      Location:  McLaren Lodge
      Appointment Type:  Provisional/Permanent Transfer
      Date Issued: 9/11/06

      APPOINTMENT TYPE
      Provisional or Permanent Transfer.  Provisional hires will be required to
      participate and succeed in a Civil Service exam for this classification to
      be considered for a permanent appointment.  These positions are subject to
      budgetary constraints.

      The Recreation and Park Department is accepting applications for
      provisional or permanent transfer appointment to fill two (2) 5291 Planner
      III positions.

      In the coming year, the Planning Division will work with the Department’s
      Operations and Capital divisions to develop and implement specific
      near-term projects that fulfill the goals and mandates of the Department’s
      existing strategic, operations, and capital plans.  The successful Planner
      III will be assigned to the Department’s Planning Unit to provide planning
      support on these projects as well as environmental issues relevant to park
      properties, park improvement plans and acquisitions, and other land use
      issues.

      DUTIES
      Essential duties include, but are not limited to:

      *                 Research and analysis of best practices in recreation as well as
      demographic, fiscal, and performance data.
      *                 Preparation and development of reports presenting research findings and
      making recommendations on specific projects and policies that address
      operational and capital needs within the Department.
      *                 Working with design staff in the development of specific capital
      improvement projects that require expertise in environmental analysis,
      planning, or other land use principals; including coordination with other
      City departments, and state and federal agencies to secure necessary
      permits, reviews and approvals.
      *                 Working with department staff and advisory groups in developing
      Departmental standards and guidelines related to all aspects of Recreation
      and Park’s services and operations, including facility design,
      environmental and resource protection, public input procedures, public
      safety, maintenance and operations, and other park and recreation
      amenities.
      *                 Working with the City’s Real Estate Department to coordinate property
      acquisitions and inter-departmental property transfers, and report
      directly to the Park, Recreation, and Open Space Advisory Committee on
      issues related to selecting, securing and managing new open space.
      *                 Review and analysis of CEQA documents for projects impacting Recreation
      and Park facilities. Evaluation of shadow studies, and preparation of
      reports with recommendations for Commission consideration.  Review,
      processing and enforcement of encroachment permits, boundary adjustments
      and other real estate activities as assigned.
      *                 Performance of site investigations, research, and data analysis, and
      preparation of reports related to property acquisition, park and
      recreation improvements and natural resources and urban forestry plans.
      *                 Making presentations to and preparing reports for community
      organizations, citizen advisory groups, Commissions and Board.

      This position will be responsible for working independently and must be
      able to prepare and present effective written reports and verbal
      presentations as well as prepare funding proposals, narrative and
      statistical reports, research regulations and policies and interpret and
      present technical reference materials related to budgets.

      MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
      1.                 Possession of a Baccalaureate Degree from an accredited four-year
      college or university AND four (4) years of experience in an urban, city,
      and/or regional planning environment; OR
      2.                 A Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in City
      Planning or a closely related field AND two (2) years of experience in an
      urban, city, and/or regional planning environment.

      DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS
      *                 Training in City and Regional Planning, Architecture, Landscape
      Architecture, Public Administration, Public Policy, Economics, Geography
      or related field.
      *                 Experience related to landscape architecture, architecture, engineering
      and construction.
      *                 Experience in the negotiation and processing of real estate transactions.
      *                 Training or experience in Strategic, Operations or Capital Planning.

      APPLICATION PROCEDURE
      Employment Applications (revised 7/3/06) and Conviction History Forms
      (DHR-CHF) are available at McLaren Lodge, Human Resources Office, 501
      Stanyan Street and at the Department of Human Resources, 44 Gough Street.
      Or, you may download the application and Conviction History Form by
      visiting www.sfgov.org/dhr.  As part of the selection process you are
      required to complete and submit a Conviction History Form when requested
      by the City and County of San Francisco.  Completed applications with
      cover letter and resume must be mailed to:

      Recreation and Park Department
      Recruitment and Selection Unit
      Attn – 5291 Planner III
      McLaren Lodge
      501 Stanyan Street
      San Francisco, CA 94117-1898

      Application packet must be postmarked by Wednesday, September 27, 2006.
      Applications accepted via U.S. Postal Service only.  Hand delivered
      applications will not be accepted.

      NOTE:  Applicants will be screened for relevant qualifying experience.
      Additional screening mechanisms may be implemented in order to determine
      candidates' qualifications.  Only those candidates most qualified will be
      invited to an interview.  Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications
      are not guaranteed advancement to the interview.

      Verification of education and experience may be required prior to
      appointment.

      Policy of Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability and Equal
      Opportunity Statement

      The Recreation and Park Department does not discriminate on the basis of
      disability in employment or in the admission and access to its programs or
      activities.  Persons with disabilities who might need accommodations
      during the application and selection process should contact Margarita
      Recinos at (415) 831-2786; or in writing at the address listed on the job
      announcement as soon as possible after filing the application.

      Minorities, Women, and Persons with Disabilities are Encouraged to Apply
      An Equal Opportunity Employer

      Issued:  9/11/06  RMR
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