Associate Planner

City of Calimesa

Collects information, performs research and technical functions necessary to compile background documents for formulation of the City’s General Plan.
Reviews applications for discretionary approval including site plan reviews, use permits, and variances.  Reviews plans for compliance with City (general plan policies and tract maps, parcel maps, PME’s) zoning and subdivision ordinances.  Coordinates and performs evaluations and analysis pertaining to both the current City boundaries and within proposed spheres of influence and annexation areas.  Presents reports and information to the General Plan Advisory Committee, Planning Commission and City Council regarding technical advanced planning issues and general plan formulation.  Confers with personnel from other departments and other agencies to obtain information.  Participates in the preparation and design of maps, charts, models, sketches and other graphic presentation.  Provides information to the public at the counter and on the telephone.  Performs related work as required.

Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for satisfactory job performance is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills and abilities would be:
Experience – Three years of increasingly responsible experience in a municipal government or similar public agency setting. 
Education –    Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in urban and regional planning or related field. 
Possession of a valid California Class C driver’s license and good driving record.  Possession of a bachelor’s degree.  AICP Certification is desirable.

City of Calimesa, 908 Park Avenue, Calimesa, CA 92320. (909) 795-9801, ext. 233. Final filing date is 5:30 p.m., Thursday, June 11, 2020. Applications and full job descriptions are available at the City offices or on the city website at