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Job Announcement: Town of Moraga, Assistant/Associate Planner

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  • Dayana Salazar
    Town of Moraga, Assistant/Associate Planner MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • Two (2) years of increasingly responsible professional planning experience involving
    Message 1 of 1 , Mar 25, 2013
      Town of Moraga, Assistant/Associate Planner

      MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

      � 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
      and enforcement.

      � 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.

      TO APPLY:

      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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