Job Announcement: Town of Moraga, Assistant/Associate Planner
- Town of Moraga, Assistant/Associate Planner
� Two (2) years of increasingly responsible professional planning
experience involving general plan, zoning, CEQA and development services.
Minimum of four (4) years of experience for Associate Planner.
� Bachelor�s Degree from an accredited college or university in land-use
planning, urban design, environmental studies, or landscape architecture.
� A valid California Driver�s License and a satisfactory driving record are
conditions of initial and continued employment.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Job duties include, but are not limited to the following:
� Provides advice and information to the general public and developers
regarding planning, zoning, transportation planning, or housing codes,
regulations and requirements. Clarifies and ensures conformance to Town
codes and regulations. Participates in or conducts conferences with
developers and property owners, and resolves differences that may exist
between them and Town codes. Approves construction plans and verifies
compliance with conditions of approval.
� Reviews and processes development applications for a range of planning
projects, including discretionary permits, subdivisions, and design review.
Works cooperatively with applicants and prepares staff reports, findings,
conditions, and recommendations.
� Assists with major advance or current planning projects, such as
performing research and analysis pertaining to the General Plan, area
plans, grant programs, related municipal ordinances and policy. Prepares
related reports and recommendations; and renders professional advice
regarding planning issues.
� Assists with compliance with CEQA. Writes and reviews Initial Studies.
Coordinates the preparation of environmental impact reports. Recommends
determinations of the environmental impact of projects. Reviews
environmental documents of other agencies. Performs mitigation monitoring
� Coordinates and attends various meetings for the purpose of providing and
receiving information regarding projects and proposals. Attends and
represents the Town�s interests or policy position on issues including
making presentations before authoritative boards such as the Planning
Commission, Design Review Board, Town Council, and the boards, task forces,
and legislative bodies of other governmental agencies.
� Conducts site inspections and field investigations, including determining
if projects are in compliance with laws, regulations and ordinances. Makes
recommendations or changes.
� Compiles, analyzes and interprets data related to local social, economic,
population, housing, development, environmental, zoning, transportation,
traffic and land use issues. Prepares comprehensive reports and recommends
courses of action.
� May mentor junior staff.
Submit a completed Town Application, r�sum�, supplemental question essays,
and three (3) professional references. The best-qualified applicants will
be invited to participate in an interview process. A Town Application is
required and is available at the Town of Moraga Administrative Services
Department, 329 Rheem Blvd, Moraga, by calling 925-888-7033, or by
downloading at www.moraga.ca.us/dept/adminsvc/jobs.
Submissions may be mailed or delivered to the Town of Moraga, Attn: Admin
Services Dept., 329 Rheem Blvd, Moraga, CA 94556 or emailed to the Town of
Moraga, Admin Services Dept. at shom@.... AA/EOE.
Final Filing Date: Open Until Filled
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