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  • Asha Agrawal
    Please conserve: Think before you print this email. Open Space Planner II Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District, South Bay Planning Close Date: Mar 8, 2010
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      Open Space Planner II
      Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District, South Bay Planning

      Close Date: Mar 8, 2010

      Salary: $5,622.00 - $7,214.00 Monthly

      About the Position

      Open Space Planner II performs a wide range of complex open space oriented
      project management and planning duties. Typical projects may include
      preparing master plans, site plans, and resource management plans to guide
      the use and management of District lands; directing the design and
      implementation of capital improvement projects such as trails, trail
      bridges and staging areas; conducting or overseeing studies to identify
      and evaluate environmental issues related to public access and natural and
      cultural resources; preparing applications and administering grants;
      preparing environmental documents as required by CEQA; and obtaining
      environmental permits and development permits for District projects. This
      position represents the District at public meetings and works with
      citizen’s groups regarding planning and management issues.


      Knowledge of:
      · Computer applications for preparation of research, analysis and
      · Principles and practices of resource management and site
      · Principles, practices and trends in environmental and open space
      planning, analysis and design.
      · Contract law; procedures for construction and professional
      services contracting.
      · Local and regional planning and development processes.
      · Geographic information systems (GIS) and global positioning
      systems (GPS).
      · Principles of project budget preparation and control.
      · Basic principles of supervision, training and performance
      · Pertinent Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations.

      Ability to:
      · Develop graphic plans and written specifications for capital
      improvement projects.
      · Prepare capital improvement cost estimates.
      · Read and interpret maps, blue prints, construction plans,
      documents and specifications, property descriptions and title reports.
      · Conduct research; analyze data and present technical information
      in clear and concise written reports.
      · Interpret and explain District planning policies and procedures.
      · Independently prepare and deliver presentations to
      organizations, agencies and the general public.
      · Design, administer and implement in-house GIS and GPS
      · Supervise, train and evaluate the work of assigned staff.
      · Develop and administer contracts with consultants and
      · Respond to requests and inquiries from the general public.
      · Communicate clearly and concisely in English, both orally and in

      Education and Experience

      Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
      with major course work in urban or regional planning, geography, landscape
      architecture, architecture, natural resource management, environmental
      planning or a related field. A Master’s degree is desirable.

      Three years of increasingly responsible planning and land use experience,
      preferably in parks, open space or a related field.

      Selection Process: The best qualified candidates will be invited to an
      oral board panel interview on March 23, 2010. Finalist interviews are
      scheduled for March 26, 2010. Candidates are asked to plan their calendar

      Apply via Calopps.org

      For more info contact:
      (650) 691-1200

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