Associate Planner

CIty of Carpinteria
Until Filled

The City of Carpinteria is looking to hire a full-time Associate Planner to perform a variety of professional planning duties in support of the Community Development Department. including review of developmental proposals and planning and land use applications for compliance with applicable regulations; and providing development related and planning information and assistance to developers, the business community and the public.

  • Minimum four years of work experience in government planning or related field.
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in city and/or regional planning, architecture, geography, public administration, business management, landscape architecture, environmental studies or another related field.
  • Specialization or advance Graduate degree in planning or related field may replace up to two years of work experience.
  • Must be computer literate; Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher, various internet application and other presentation software.

The Associate Planner position hourly salary is $29.78 - $40.94 per hour, depending on experience, plus a robust benefits package including:

*  Health insurance through CalPERS of which the city pays the majority of premium
*  100%-paid dental for employees and dependents
*  Voluntary vision
*  Flexible spending account (FSA)
*  CalPERS retirement benefit
*  Short-term disability
*  Long-term disability
*  Transamerica Insurance
*  Voluntary supplemental life insurance
*  12 paid legal holidays
*  Annual leave bank hours
*  9/80 flexible schedule hours
*  $1,209 annual wellness benefit
*  $374.40 annual gym membership
*  Employee Assistance Program (EAP)


Carpinteria, located on the southern coast of Santa Barbara County and the home of the world's safest beaches, is a coastal community with small-town charm valued by visitors and residents alike. Beautiful beaches, breathtaking mountain views, and a diverse economy make it a wonderful place to live, work, and play! Our hometown values extend to how we do business as a city government with transparency, exceptional customer service, and an open-door policy.
In order to maintain this positive culture, we work to hire and retain the best. We offer competitive compensation, fantastic benefits, and a friendly work environment.

If this sounds like the job opportunity that you've been looking for, apply today!


The first application review date is Monday, August 19, 2019. This recruitment will remain open until filled and may close without prior notice. Prompt application submission is encouraged.

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