Supervising Planner

County of Sonoma

$7,927 – $9,635/Monthly*

Grow your career in land use planning with the County of Sonoma!

Starting salary up to $55.40/hour ($115,626/year), a cash allowance of $600/month, and a competitive total compensation package!*

Join our Comprehensive Planning Team! Permit Sonoma’s Planning Division is responsible for zoning in unincorporated Sonoma County. It works to develop and implement the Sonoma County General Plan, Local Coastal Program, and other adopted Area Plans or Specific Plans. The Division evaluates the environmental impacts of private development proposals and public projects, such as bridges, roads, and airport projects, and reviews new development proposals for conformance with the County’s General Plan and Zoning Codes.

Currently, the team is recruiting for a Supervising Planner who will assign and monitor the workload of eight clerical, technical, and professional staff engaged in planning and zoning-related responsibilities. The position primarily performs office work during normal business hours but may occasionally work in the field or in the evening to attend public outreach and engagement events. Following completion of a six-month probationary period, this position may telework up to three days a week, depending upon business needs.

To effectively accomplish the Planning Divisions’ goals and objectives, Permit Sonoma’s ideal candidate will thoroughly understand the principles, methods, theories, practices, and techniques of urban and regional land use planning design review and resource management planning.

Working at the County of Sonoma offers the satisfaction of knowing you’re working to better our communities. You can also look forward to flexible work arrangements and excellent benefits* including:

  • A hybrid telework schedule that meets the needs of our staff, department operations, and the communities we serve may be available depending on the assignment
  • Competitive vacation and sick leave accruals, 12 paid holidays, and 8 floating holiday hours per year
  • County paid 100% premium contribution for the majority of employee-only and employee + family health plan options

*Salary is negotiable within the established range and benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice. For more information, including minimum qualifications, & to apply, visit, or call 707-565-2331. The County of Sonoma is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and are committed to having a workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. Apply by 3/20/23

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