$7,202 – $9,220/month
(Plus a generous benefits package including CalPERS retirement)
(Position funded through June 30, 2022)
If you want to make a difference, Brea is the place for you.
Located in north Orange County California, Brea is a close-knit community that hosts over 100,000 people each day while offering exciting entertainment and dining opportunities for both residents and visitors alike. Brea is known for its innovative and creative approach to providing city services. We pride ourselves on being what government should look like. Our employees are our most valuable asset and all are highly encouraged to participate in visionary and problem-solving collaborative exercises to generate the strategies that make Brea the attractive destination that it is. We’re looking for employees who want to see their contributions make a difference in people’s lives. Come join Brea’s team as a Senior Planner in the Community Development Department.
THE SENIOR PLANNER performs complex professional work in the field of current or advanced planning and environmental analysis; supervises current or advanced planning projects; and performs related duties as assigned. This is an advanced journey level classification. Work in this classification is distinguished from that of an Associate planner by the greater complexity of assignments received and by the greater independence and scope of decision making with which the incumbent is expected to operate. This classification may act as the City Planner in his/her absence.
• Four years of increasingly responsible experience in urban planning with a concentration in current planning and/or advanced planning. One year of supervisory experience, and extensive experience with a California city, are desirable.
• Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major work in urban or regional planning, architecture, or a related field considered useful in city planning.
• California Driver’s License.
A full description of the position and desired qualifications can be found at: https://jobs.cityofbrea.net.
FILING DEADLINE: Completed electronic employment applications will be accepted until a sufficient candidate pool is established. Electronic employment applications are available on-line at https://jobs.cityofbrea.net or can be accessed at the public kiosk located on the 3rd floor main reception area at the Brea Civic & Cultural Center (please call 714-990-7600 to confirm the City’s Holiday and alternate Friday-closure schedule). Internet access is also available at many public libraries. Resumes cannot be accepted in lieu of a City of Brea employment application.
***Only electronic applications submitted via the online applicant system will be accepted.***
The selection process for Senior Planner will include a detailed review and appraisal of each candidate’s application. The most qualified applicants may be selected for an oral appraisal interview (weighted at 100%). Those candidates who successfully complete all phases by earning a minimum overall score of 70%, shall have their names placed on the Employment Eligibility List for Senior Planner. Eligibility lists are generally valid for one year. Once the list is established the Planning Division may conduct follow-up assessments. The prospective candidate must successfully complete a thorough background review.
THE CITY OF BREA RECRUITS, HIRES AND PROMOTES WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, PHYSICAL DISABILITY OR CONDITION, GENETIC INFORMATION, SEX, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, AGE OR NATIONAL ORIGIN, EXCEPT IN THOSE SPECIFIC INSTANCES WHEREBY A BONA FIDE OCCUPATIONAL QUALIFICATION DEMANDS OTHERWISE. THE CITY OF BREA HIRES ONLY UNITED STATES CITIZENS OR LAWFULLY AUTHORIZED ALIENS.
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Telephone (714) 990-7600 www.cityofbrea.net