FT job - City of Mountain View - Assistant/Associate/Senior Planner
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Assistant/Associate/Senior Planner - Planning
Close Date: Until Filled
Salary: $5,786.00 - $8,924.00 Monthly
Assistant Planner: $5,786 to $6,807/Monthly
Associate Planner: $6,387 to $7,514/Monthly
Senior Planner: $6,635 to $8,294/Monthly
(Plus a comprehensive benefits package. Salary includes employee's 8
percent PERS retirement contribution with no Social Security deduction.)
The City of Mountain View currently has an opportunity for an Assistant
and an Associate or a Senior Planner to join the Planning Division of the
Community Development Department.
The Planning positions will be filled at levels based on the
qualifications and experience of the candidates selected.
At the Assistant Planner level, this position will work directly with the
public, homeowners, developers and architects at the Development Services
Center; conduct development review on a wide range of Current Planning
applications; and provide research and analysis on Planning issues. The
ideal candidate must be organized, able to set priorities, work with a
wide variety of people and meet deadlines.
At the Associate Planner level, this position will work with the public at
the Development Services Center; conduct development review on a wide
range of Planning applications; and provide research and analysis on
Current and Advance Planning issues. The ideal candidate must be
organized, able to set priorities, work with a wide variety of people and
At the Senior Planner level, this position will work with the public,
homeowners, developers and consultants; analyze complex policy issues;
develop alternative goals and implementation strategies; and manage
complex projects on a wide range of Current and Advance Planning
applications. The ideal candidate must be organized; experienced in
developing consensus on complex problems; and be able to coordinate
multiple priorities and projects, manage consultant and staff teams and
This recruitment will establish an eligibility list from which any current
and future vacancies may be filled.
Assistant Planner Level: Education and experience equivalent to a
bachelor's degree in a related field and one year of professional planning
Associate Planner Level: Education and experience equivalent to a
bachelor's degree in a related field and two years of increasingly
responsible professional planning experience.
Senior Planner Level: Education and experience equivalent to a bachelor's
degree in planning, architecture or a related field and four years of
increasingly responsible professional planning experience. AICP
certification is highly desirable.
Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver's license.
Applications are available in the Employee Services Department, City of
Mountain View, 500 Castro Street, Mountain View, California, 94041, (650)
903-6310. A resumé outlining detailed experience should also be submitted
along with the application. Candidates can apply on line at:
www.mountainview.gov. Applications and resumés will be accepted in the
Employee Services Department until the position is filled. The first round
of application review is scheduled for Friday, September 26, 2008. This
recruitment is subject to close at any time. Qualified applicants are
encouraged to apply early.
Application screening will be part of the examination process (which may
include a telephone screening). Based on the application screening
process, the most appropriately qualified candidates will be invited to a
written/oral interview (weighted 100 percent). Depending on the number of
applicants, the above process may be altered. Candidates with a disability
which may require special assistance in any phase of the application or
testing process should advise the Employee Services Department upon
submittal of application. The City of Mountain View is an Equal
Opportunity Employer (EOE).
*Incentive pay beyond the range listed may be awarded by the City Manager
for meritorious performance.
Salary: $5,786.00 - $8,924.00 Monthly
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