FT Job - Associate Planner - Office of Community Investment and Infrastructure, SF
Associate PlannerOffice of Community Investment and Infrastructure Successor to the San Francisco Redevelopment AgencyPosted: September 17, 2013
The Successor Agency is seeking an experienced Associate Planner who will have a primary assignment to the Hunters Point Shipyard/Candlestick Point project area, along with supporting other duties as assigned.
Under direction from the Project Management team, this person will be responsible for performing complex planning work in land use, design review for new building and park development, urban economics and finance, land use entitlements and environmental review processes (CEQA and NEPA) processes, historic preservation and real estate.
The Successor Agency is searching for a self-motivated individual who has knowledge of the principles, goals, objectives, procedures, practices, law, and trends in the field of land use planning and the California Environmental Quality Act. In particular, the Successor Agency is looking for someone who possesses strong skills in the following areas: interagency coordination; transportation planning and design review; and environmental review. Must be skilled in dealing effectively with a broad range of clients, including developers, property owners, architects, engineers, and diverse communities. In addition, the successful candidate must possess excellent verbal and written communication abilities.
This person will be responsible for: evaluating public and private development projects for conformance to land use, environmental, and other requirements; conducting environmental assessment of projects, including making recommendations regarding mitigation measures or negative declarations; reviewing studies related to Environmental Impact Reports and drafting related reports; preparing planning and urban design data and graphic images related to transportation, population, traffic, land use, and/or other elements of planning; and reviewing building and land use permit applications and variances.
Minimum qualifications are as follows; must be able to prepare reports, proposals, and other written materials, collect and analyze Census data, and use software programs including GIS, PowerPoint, Illustrator, and Photoshop. Public speaking and working with members of the public are also important aspects of this position.
Education: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent from an accredited college or university with emphasis in city planning or a closely related field. A Master's Degree in city planning is desirable.
Experience: Four years of professional level experience in city planning or a closely related field. Knowledge of GIS and graphics programs; work with diverse community groups; public sector design review experience; and experience preparing and applying design guidelines is desirable.
Salary: $81,822 - $99,476 DOQ
Final Filing Date: October 2, 2013-COB
Applicants must submit and complete an application packet consisting of a Successor to the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency Job Application, Resume, and Cover Letter. Materials can be found at http://www.sfredevelopment.org/ Job Opportunities.
Packets must be mailed to:
Office of Community Investment and Infrastructure
Successor to the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency
Human Resources Department – Attn: April Ward
1 South Van Ness Avenue – 5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103
Failure to submit all requested materials by the deadline will result in rejection of the application.
FAX or emailed copies are not accepted.