Civil - Urban and Community Planning, Civil Engineering
4 Year Degree
The Associate Planner, under general supervision, performs responsible, journey-level planning work in the compilation, interpretation and presentation of zoning and planning data; and does related or other work as required.
This is the journey-level class in the professional planning series. An employee in this class performs responsible technical tasks in zoning administration and enforcement, research and programming, or advance planning, and may act as a lead worker on a project basis. Work is performed with independent judgment, both in the choice of methods and procedures followed and in final analysis.
Gathers, selects, compiles and analyzes data, with particular reference to its impact upon existing or future plans.
Participates in, or conducts, studies involving the planning aspects of economic, social, geographic or other conditions; tabulates, analyzes and interprets statistical data as necessary to develop meaningful bases for conclusion.
Assists the public in interpreting zoning and planning regulations; reviews, analyzes and makes recommendations regarding development projects.
Prepares reports presenting information by means of written text or graphic illustration.
Plans research projects and develops methodology.
Drafts and administers ordinances and regulations pertaining to the County's planning program.
May perform as a lead worker on a project basis.
May attend Planning Commission and other meetings or conferences and make presentations.
Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a major in urban or regional planning, environmental studies, architecture, architectural engineering, landscape architecture, geography, public administration, sociology, economics, ecology or a related field;
Experience: One year of professional experience in urban or regional planning.
Substitution: A Master’s Degree in urban or regional planning may substitute for the required experience.
FINAL FILING DATE: January 19, 2018
Apply online at: www.jobaps.com/sjq; or visit San Joaquin County Human Resources at: 44 N. San Joaquin Street, Ste. 330, Stockton, CA 95202. For information call (209) 468-3370
Additional Salary Information: In addition to base salary, San Joaquin County offers a competitive benefit package including health benefits, vacation, sick leave and more.
San Joaquin County is east of San Francisco and south of Sacramento. Strategically located in Northern California's dynamic growth corridor, San Joaquin County is already home to major agri-business, manufacturing and distribution companies.
San Joaquin offers tremendous opportunities to the residents and businesses that call it home. San Joaquin's eight communities of Mountain House, Tracy, La...throp, Manteca, Ripon, Escalon, Stockton, and Lodi provide quality affordable housing along with numerous recreational opportunities and state-of-the-art K-12 schools and higher education institutions. We also boast a sophisticated transportation network comprised of an international deep water port, major interstate highways, air and rail services as well as our delta recreation and waterways, farm fresh food and most important, our highly skilled and diverse workforce. San Joaquin is a place where families and businesses can grow, prosper, and realize their dreams.
Each city, as well as the unincorporated County areas, offers an unique opportunity to enjoy natural California beauty, nature, music, arts, and culture. Whatever your interest, it can most likely be found in San Joaquin County.