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  • Asha Weinstein Agrawal
    ... From: Planning Jobs | Department of City and Regional Planning at Berkeley Date: Tue, Jul 24, 2012 at 9:20 PM
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      From: Planning Jobs | Department of City and Regional Planning at
      Berkeley <webmaster@...>
      Date: Tue, Jul 24, 2012 at 9:20 PM
      Subject: Planning Jobs - Department of City and Regional Planning at Berkeley

      The Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) is recruiting to
      develop a selection list for the position of Regional Planner (P2/P3).
      The deadline to apply is August 3, 2012. • Job Title: Regional
      Planner P2/P3 • ABAG Job #1255 • Salary: $4,735 - $6,917 per month
      • Job Location: 101 8th Street, Oakland, California 94607 •
      Weblink for further information: www.abag.ca.gov/jobs.html The
      Association of Bay Area Governments is a Council of Governments (COG)
      and regional planning agency for the 101 cities and nine counties of
      the San Francisco Bay Area. For more information, visit
      www.abag.ca.gov. POSITION SUMMARY Under supervision, the regional
      planner performs a wide variety of professional and technical planning
      assignments. Major tasks include regional land use planning,
      development of sustainable development strategies, housing
      affordability research and strategies, in-fill development strategies,
      planning for complete communities and neighborhood plans. In addition
      to major planning and policy responsibility, the regional planner
      works closely with city planners and county agencies on the
      implementation of regional strategies, assessment of investment
      priorities, housing policies and production, and development of
      neighborhood plans. The position requires background and expertise in
      neighborhood planning, housing and equity analysis, and policy
      analysis and implementation. In addition to performing complex
      analytical tasks, the regional planner is expected to make
      presentations in public hearing settings and convey an understanding
      of regional governance and development challenges. The successful
      candidate should be capable of working as part of a team and have the
      ability to take initiative and exercise good judgment. DUTIES INCLUDE:
      (The examples are representative and may not cover all duties which
      may be performed) • Conducting research, writing reports and
      presenting information • Reviewing policies and legislation and
      drafting policy recommendations • Representing the Association at
      various meetings • Maintaining communication with related agencies,
      stakeholders and the public • Gathering and analyzing economic,
      demographic, and housing data QUALIFICATIONS: • Knowledge of
      principles and practices of local and regional planning and
      development • Knowledge of housing and infill development strategies
      • Working knowledge of CEQA • Excellent written and verbal
      communication skills • Creative problem-solving; good organization
      and documentation skills • Local government planning experience •
      Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with
      agency partners • Familiarity with GIS and Access desirable
      EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE A Bachelor’s degree in urban planning or
      related field from an accredited college or university and a minimum
      of three (3) years of relevant professional experience is required. A
      Master’s degree is preferred. COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS Salary:
      $4,735 - $6,917 per month Pension: Employer Paid CalPERS 2.5% @ 55
      Deferred Compensation: STARS/UTC 457 and/or ICMA-RC Retirement Plan
      (Voluntary) Health and Dental Plans: Two HMO and two PPO Medical
      Plans, Dental Insurance, and VSP Vision. Out-of-pocket contribution
      may be required depending on selected coverage. Life Insurance: ABAG
      Paid coverage equal to 2 times annual salary Other Benefits: Public
      Transit Vouchers and pre-tax options for eligible health care and
      dependent care expenses Vacation, Sick Leave, Holidays: Competitive
      leave package including 11 paid holidays and 3 floating holidays
      annually APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS Deadline to apply is
      Friday, August 3, 2012. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and
      employment application to: ABAG – H.R. 12-55 P.O. Box 2050 Oakland,
      CA 94604-2050 Reflecting the diversity of California, ABAG is an equal
      opportunity employer. AN AGENCY APPLICATION IS REQUIRED AND MAY BE
      OBTAINED AT www.abag.ca.gov/jobs.html OR BY SENDING A SELF-ADDRESSED,
      STAMPED ENVELOPE TO ABAG – H.R. 12-55, P.O. BOX 2050, OAKLAND, CA
      94604-2050. FOR INFO CALL 510/464-8496. POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED
      AND MAY BE CLOSED AT ANY TIME. ABAG IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
      QUALIFIED DISABLED INDIVIDUALS ARE PROTECTED AGAINST DISCRIMINATION.
      Firm Name: Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) Location:
      Association of Bay Area Governments, 101 8th Street, Oakland, CA 94607
      Payment: Paid Contact: Christina Fong Email: ChrisF@... Phone:
      510/464-7941 Posted: Jul 24, 2012 Category: Landuse Start Date:
      2012-08-27
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