Assistant Planner

Under the immediate direction of the Planning Manager, the Assistant Planner performs professional short and long- range planning functions of moderate difficulty; assists the public with land use, development, and environmental matters; prepares research and staff reports for the Planning Commission, Design Review Commission, and City Council; and conducts field inspections. The Assistant Planner also reviews projects for zoning compliance, design and environmental issues, and supports the department’s ongoing initiatives in historic preservation, advanced planning, housing, sustainability, and development code revisions; responds to inquiries and provides information over the front counter to applicants, developers, consultants, outside agencies, the public and other City departments regarding land use, development, and environmental regulations and procedures; and performs other related duties as assigned.