|Salary||$37.89 - $46.06/hour; $6,568.33 - $7,983.89/month; $78,819.94 - $95,806.67/year|
|Department||Community Development/Resource Agency|
|Date Opened||6/6/2016 2:00:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||5/19/2017 5:00:00 PM|
Permanent/Full Time (40 hrs/week)
Permanent/Part Time (less than 40 hrs/week)
Tahoe Area (Carnelian Bay, Kings Beach, Tahoe City, Tahoe Vista, Truckee)
Auburn Area (Applegate, Auburn, Colfax, Foresthill, Meadow Vista, Penryn)
|Additional Forms Required||
Veterans DD214 (if applicable)|
|HR Analyst||Suzanne Holloway|
Located on 1,400 square miles of the most beautiful and diverse geography in Northern California, Placer County stretches for a hundred miles from urban South Placer, through Western Placer, to the High Sierras of North Lake Tahoe and the Nevada state line. Placer County is a great place to live, work, and visit.
Meeting the needs of our residents, businesses, developers, and visitors while at the same time preserving our environment and natural resources requires a well thought out plan. The Placer County Board of Supervisors and the Placer County Planning Commission through the Community Development Resource Agency and its Planning Division ensures that the land use development in the unincorporated areas contribute to the County's natural, social, and economic health now and into the future.
For more information about living, working, and visiting Placer County, please visit www.visitplacer.com
THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED
The current vacancy is in the Community Development Resource Agency (CDRA) Planning Services Division. The resulting eligible list may be used to fill future vacancies in the Department of Public Works and Facilities as well.
In CDRA, this position is the advanced journey class in the Planner series and performs a variety of highly responsible complex professional planning duties in both current and long-range planning and provides direct supervision over less experienced professional, technical, and clerical personnel. The Senior Planner trains and leads subordinate staff in planning duties, ensuring that plans and other documents are in compliance with the County's Zoning Ordinance and the California Environmental Quality Act. The Senior Planner also administers applicable local ordinances and State and Federal statutes and assists the public in understanding and complying with adopted plans and regulations. To learn more about the Planning Services Division, click HERE.
Perform a variety of highly responsible complex professional planning duties in the field of current and advance planning; assume a lead role over less experienced professional and technical staff; provide information and assistance to developers and the public on complex planning matters.
This is the advanced journey level class in the professional Planner series. Positions at this level are able to work independently and receive minimal supervision and assistance from management staff.
Positions at this level are distinguished from other positions within the professional planning series by the performance of the full range of duties as assigned including overseeing the activities associated with a variety of complex planning projects and related assignments.
Receives direction from supervisory or management staff as assigned.
May exercise direct supervision over less experienced professional, technical and clerical personnel.
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
It is the applicant's responsibility to identify in their application materials how they meet the Minimum Qualifications listed below.
Experience: Three years of increasingly responsible planning experience performing duties similar to those of an Associate Planner.
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 closely related field. Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency.
License or Certificate:
May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required.
Training & Experience Rating (100%)
Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant’s education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list.
All applicants who meet minimum qualifications will be required to respond to an online Conviction History Questionnaire, which will be sent as a link on their notification that minimum qualifications have been met. Failure to respond to this questionnaire within (3) three calendar days of the minimum qualification notification will result in disqualification from the examination.
Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination, which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation, sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation and/or be bonded.
All new permanent employees, with the exception of sworn law enforcement and those in management and confidential groups, shall be required to join the employee organization or pay an 'Agency Fee' as a condition of employment.
The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied.
Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please visit our website at: http://www.jobaps.com/placer/sup/abfreenames.asp.
Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment and retaliation is prohibited and that all employees and applicants shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of sex, sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local laws or ordinance. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation.
The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department.