Temp Planner Position- City of Campbell (Paid)
- City of Campbell
TEMPORARY PART-TIME (24 hours week)
Up to six month temporary assignment
$32.90 - 46.72 per hour (DOE)
Position Opens: November 2, 2009- Open until filled
To perform a variety of professional planning duties including site plan and architectural review, public counter assistance, special projects, environmental review, and long range planning activities; and to prepare reports and recommendations relative to assigned area of responsibility.
TYPICAL DUTIES - Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Receives and processes planning applications; performs field investigations; prepares reports for and presents to the Planning Commission, City Council and other boards and commissions; conducts research and prepares recommendations on planning issues and ordinances; provides information on planning and zoning issues to applicants, the general public and other departments; assists with research and completion of advanced planning projects; establishes and maintains appropriate files, and prepares correspondence as required; builds and maintains positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees, outside agencies, consultants and the public using principles of good customer service; and performs other duties as required.
Education and Experience: Graduation from college with a degree in city planning, or a closely related field. Experience at or above the Assistant Planner level is required.
Knowledge of: Fundamental planning principles, role and function of general plans and zoning ordinances; California planning, subdivision and environmental law and their relationship to day to day activities of a planning department; scope and function of a planning department and its relationship to other City departments; research methods and report preparation.
Ability to: Write accurate and concise technical reports and memoranda; explain planning and zoning requirements clearly to the public, applicants and other departments; research, analyze and summarize planning issues; Read, understand and interpret a variety of maps, site plans, architectural drawings, specifications, environmental impact reports, ordinances, and regulations related to work.
On a continuous basis, sit at desk or in meetings for long periods of time; twist and reach office equipment; stand, walk, bend, climb, or squat while conducting field checks; write and use keyboard to communicate through written means; visually differentiate between colors on land use maps; and lift or carry weight of 10 pounds or less. Use a computer, calculator, telephone, facsimile machine, photocopy machine, and microfilm reader printer. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action. Attend evening meetings. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Possession of: Valid California Driver's License.
How to Apply: City employment applications may be obtained from the City of Campbell Human Resources Division, 70 N. First Street, Campbell, CA 95008; by visiting the City's website at www.cityofcampbell.com or on www.calopps.org.