Placer County
Work Schedule
Job Open until Filled
Job Description

$102,980.80 - $128,627.20/year

Placer County Planning Services is recruiting for a Supervising Planner to oversee and supervise Planners and other support personnel engaged in a wide variety of environmental, urban, and rural land use services, while performing the most difficult planning assignments. Supervising Planners assign, review and evaluate the work of subordinates, work with a variety of County departments, commissions, and advisory groups, and assist management with reports, data and other correspondence. In addition, Supervising Planners act as project leaders, and may also work independently on major planning programs.

Placer County stands out for its remarkable geographic diversity, showcasing both rugged mountain terrain and lush, productive valleys. As of 2023, the estimated population has reached 421,632, reflecting a growth rate of 1.35%. Placer County is renowned for its breathtaking natural beauty and offers an extensive array of outdoor recreational pursuits. The Planning Division, encompassing both Current Planning and Advance Planning, is deeply dedicated to upholding community and natural resources planning principles. Within this dynamic, we are a passionate group of planners, eagerly seeking a compatible team member to evolve and learn alongside us as we navigate community planning. Additionally, the Planning Division is embarking on a comprehensive three-to-five-year initiative to update the county's general plan. As advocates of ongoing learning, we wholeheartedly encourage our planners to actively engage in events and activities organized by the American Planning Association. While our work is demanding, it presents an invaluable chance to immerse oneself in cutting-edge planning initiatives. If you're ready to embrace challenges, committed to community development, and possess the expertise to strategize for valleys, foothills, and the iconic Sierra mountains, we invite you to consider becoming a vital part of our team. Your contribution will enable us plan for our extraordinary region, Placer County.

Minimum Qualifications: 
Experience:  Four (4) years of increasingly responsible journey level experience in planning work performing duties similar to an associate or senior level planner in Placer County including two years in a lead or supervisory capacity.

Training:  Equivalent to a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in urban, regional, or environmental planning or a related field.

How to Apply: 
Placer County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program.

To apply to this exciting career opportunity please visit our employment opportunities page at http://www.JobsAtPlacerCounty.com

About Placer:
Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play, and learn! For more information about Placer County, please visit www.placer.ca.gov.

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