City Planner

City of Oceanside

$108,012 - $144,732 annually
Plus An Excellent Benefits Package

The City of Oceanside is accepting applications for the position of City Planner. There will be an upcoming vacancy in the Development Services Department - Planning Division. 
Under direction of the Development Services Deputy Director, the City Planner plans, directs, and implements the General Plan and zoning ordinance relative to: community growth and development; management of natural resources; proposed development, including future housing strategies.  

The City Planner develops and administers the Planning Division budget; provides high level of expertise in California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and California Coastal Act implementation; manages, selects, assigns, and evaluates the work of subordinate supervisory, professional, and support staff; directs, participates in, and performs research for City land use and environmental studies; investigates and makes recommendations on matters relating to City planning and zoning; facilitates Planning Commission meetings and other Commission meetings as assigned; manages and prepares staff reports and presentations at Planning Commission meetings, City Council meetings, and other public meetings; represents the City before public agencies, businesses, civic groups, and other organizations; coordinates interdepartmental review of development projects and oversees staff recommendations on such; and, performs other related duties and responsibilities as required.

Candidates must possess six years of public sector land use planning experience, including at least two years of supervising professional level planning staff. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Planning or a closely related field.
A Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Planning or a closely related field is highly desirable. An AICP certification is highly desirable.

Application Deadline: 11/12/21 at 11:59 PM

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