Planner 1

The City of San Leandro is seeking a dynamic individual to serve as a Planner I (payroll title: Project Specialist I). This part-time position will be responsible for performing planning and zoning review; processing business license and permit applications; and overseeing the review and approval procedures for planning and zoning matters. The successful individual will be an effective communicator able to positively interact with the public and staff and have a commitment to excellent customer service. S/he should possess basic principles, purposes, and techniques of the various phases of city zoning and planning, site planning, and architectural design, as well as applicable Federal, State, and local laws and regulations pertaining to zoning and city planning.

This position is an excellent entry-level opportunity for recent college graduates.

Position Title: Planner I (payroll title: Project Specialist I)

Position Reports To: Planning Manager

Required Skills/Experience/Education:
Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in urban planning, environmental design, public administration, city planning, architecture, economics, civil engineering, urban design or a closely-related field. Experience: One year of related experience in redevelopment, planning, affordable housing, community development or a related area performing duties involving program development, administration, project and program evaluation and monitoring, capital improvement, and revitalization.

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This recruitment will close on June 15, 2017.

Agency Shop Requirement: This position is proudly represented by the San Leandro City Employees’ Association, Local 21 IFPTE, AFL-CIO, and payment of union dues or an equivalent service fee is a condition of employment.

Americans with Disabilities Act: In accordance with the Federal Americans with Disabilities Act, the Human Resources Division will make reasonable efforts in the examination process to accommodate persons with disabilities. Please advise the Human Resources Division prior to 5:00 p.m. of the final filing deadline if accommodations are required. Medical documentation must be provided upon request.

Disaster Service Worker: All government employees are disaster service workers as defined by California Government Code Section 3100. In addition to everyday duties, employees have the added responsibility of helping throughout any disaster.

Mission Statement: We, the employees of the City of San Leandro are dedicated and committed to serving the citizens of this community. We strive at all times to achieve the highest professional standards, to communicate a vision of the future, and to enhance the quality of life for every citizen.