FT job - City of Benicia - Planning Manager
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Categories - Rural Planning, Land Use, Environmental, Urban Design
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
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
· Principles and practices of urban planning, land use and
· 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
· 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
City of Benicia
250 East L Street
Benicia, CA 94510
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