Job Announcement: Zoning Technician - City of Burlingame
The City of Burlingame invites qualified candidates to apply for the
SALARY RANGE: $4,391 - $5,323
The Zoning Technician is the entry-level position in the Planning
Department. The Zoning Technician works under the supervision of the
Planner and City Planner.
Checks plans for conformance with regulations and works at the counter
on the telephone with the public interpreting zoning, sign and other
requirements. Job assignments include writing staff reports,
analyzing data, preparing graphics and illustrations, processing
applications, preparing environmental assessments, preparing public
and implementing legal procedures, code enforcement, reviewing
license and home occupation permits, and data collection and analysis.
Use of architect and engineering scales; modern office procedures and
clerical skills; basic arithmetic and geometry; word processing on a
computer and typing; non-technical writing and good grammar;
simple data manipulations.
Read and understand architectural and engineering plans and diagrams;
research and write accurate reports and memoranda; understand and
adopted city policies and codes in evaluating projects and issues;
file, and have an aptitude for operating office machines; speak and
clear and concise English
Ability to type at least 30 wpm; prepare correspondence; use word
processing and other programs on a computer; prepare graphic
in the form of maps, charts, and graphics; ability to learn GIS map
and use microfiche machines.
Possession of a valid Class C California operator's license issued by
Department of Motor Vehicles.
Education & Experience:
Sufficient education and experience to satisfactorily perform the
the classification which is typically graduation from a 4-year college
a major in planning, English, or related field and at least one year's
experience in planning, engineering, architect, or service business is
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with
in various disciplines; be calm in stressful situations; ability to be
tactful and diplomatic in dealing with the public; ability to sit at a
and stand at a counter for long periods of time; ability to climb,
and crawl on site inspections; and ability to see and hear well enough
perform the above duties.
SALARY & BENEFITS
The monthly salary range for this position is: $4391?$5323
PERS Retirement System, 2% @ 55 plan. Employee pays 7% PERS.
Survivor Benefit Program.
CalPERS Health Plan. City pays employee's contribution and all
dependents to a planned maximum of $795 per month.
City paid Dental & Vision Reimbursement Plans
Life Insurance?Term policy for $75,000 ? City pays premium
14 holidays per year
Vacation ? 2 weeks after one year, 3 weeks after five years;
after fifteen years of service.
Deferred compensation plans available ? City matches employee
contribution to a maximum of $30 per biweekly pay period.
Vacation is 2 weeks after one year; 3 weeks after five years; 4
after fifteen years of service.
Credit Union available
Employee Assistance Program
Discount rates for City Recreation Classes.
Recruitment Tentative Timeline:
1st round of interviews week of: 4/12
2nd round of interviews week of: 4/29
Reference background week of: 5/2
Start date: 7/1
Probationary period: 12-months
Dayana Salazar, Interim Chair
Urban and Regional Planning Department
San Jose State University