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FT job - City of Benicia - Planning Manager

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  • Asha Agrawal
    [From http://www.calapa.org/en/jobs/v/1929 ] Categories - Rural Planning, Land Use, Environmental, Urban Design Job Information Description Under general
    Message 1 of 1 , Mar 30, 2010
      [From http://www.calapa.org/en/jobs/v/1929 ]

      Categories - Rural Planning, Land Use, Environmental, Urban Design

      Job Information


      Under general direction, performs complex professional work involving a
      broad spectrum of planning assignments; responsible for current and
      advanced planning projects and performs related work as required.

      This position is the journey-level professional classification in the
      Planning Division. The incumbent must possess sound knowledge of, and
      practical experience in, applying the fundamentals of urban planning to
      complex planning issues. In consultation with supervisors, this position
      will compose staff reports; may make recommendations; present staff
      findings to the City Council, boards and commissions.

      Position Type: Full Time
      Position Level: Journey Level
      Position Reports To: Planning Manager
      Salary: 5,521 to 6,711

      Other Benefits: WORK SCHEDULE: Optional 9/80 work schedule. HOLIDAYS:
      Twelve paid holidays and one personal day per year. SICK LEAVE: Unlimited
      accumulation at the rate of one day per month. Annual cash-out option
      available. HEALTH INSURANCE: Choice of two medical plans: Kaiser and
      Health Net. City pays full Kaiser premium. If employee selects Health Net,
      City pays the amount equivalent to Kaiser + 50% of the difference between
      Kaiser and H.N. Employees who have other medical insurance can elect not
      to participate in the City’s medical plan, and instead receive an
      additional cash benefit equal to the Kaiser single rate (currently $541
      per month.) DENTAL/VISION: Choice of two dental plans and a vision plan.
      City pays full premium. RETIREMENT: State Public Employees' Retiremen

      Location: Benicia California

      Job URL: www.ci.benicia.ca.us

      Travel Required: 10% of the time (approximate)

      Starts On: 1-Jun-10

      Job Requirements


      Any combination equivalent to experience and education that could likely
      provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A
      typical way to acquire the knowledge and abilities would be:

      Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with a
      degree in urban or environmental planning, architecture, landscape
      architecture, or closely related field.

      Three years of increasingly responsible professional experience in urban
      planning. A Master's Degree may substitute for one year of the required


      Knowledge of:

      · Principles and practices of urban planning, land use and
      environmental planning.
      · Current literature and informational sources in the field of
      planning and zoning.
      · Statistical and research methods relating to planning.
      · Laws underlying general plans, environmental matters, zoning
      and land division, and related planning matters.
      · Working knowledge of the California Environmental Quality Act


      Ability to:

      · Compile, analyze, interpret and apply technical reports and
      · Review and evaluate land use maps, design and construction
      · Establish and maintain effective working relationships with
      co-workers, the general public and other City personnel.
      · Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
      · Prepare and analyze planning issues as well as development
      applications; communicate findings clearly and concisely.
      · Exercise independent judgment and initiative at staff level.
      · Complete routine tasks with minimal supervision.
      · Apply principles and practices of customer service.

      Education Required: BA/BS Degree

      How to Apply

      To apply for this career opportunity, please submit completed City
      application form and answers to supplemental questions below to the City
      of Benicia, Human Resources Office, 250 East "L" Street, Benicia,
      California 94510. To apply, call Human Resources at (707) 746-4208; email
      jobs@..., or download an application from our website at

      All applications and supplemental questionnaires will be screened and
      reviewed for conformance with requirements listed in this job announcement
      and the position’s job description. The most qualified candidates will be
      invited to participate in the testing process which may include one or
      more of the following: application screening, assessment exercise(s) and
      an oral interview. Candidates should make their applications as complete
      as possible so that a thorough evaluation of their qualifications may

      Company Information

      City of Benicia
      250 East L Street
      Benicia, CA 94510

      Contact Information

      Kim Imboden

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