Jobs

City of Santa Cruz – Senior Planner

The Senior Planner manages, oversees, reviews and performs complex professional land use and urban planning work, such as current planning, advance planning, implementation of the City’s General Plan, development review, management of Citywide pre-application review, and major, complex planning projects; provides direction and training to assigned staff; and, performs other related duties as assigned.  The vacancy is in the Current Planning division.  Typical qualifications include Bachelor’s degree in urban or regional planning or related field, and 4 years increasingly responsible experience in urban or regional planning.  A Master’s degree in urban or regional planning or a related field may be substituted for one year of the required experience.  City of Santa Cruz offers PERS retirement and excellent health benefits!  Recruitment closes at 5:00 p.m. Thursday 09/5/19.

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County of San Mateo – Planner II/III

Do you want to help shape the future of the County of San Mateo? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you. The Planning and Building Department is currently seeking to fill one permanent and one limited-term Planner II/III position. As a Planner II/III with the County of San Mateo, you will be an integral part of the Planning and Building Department and will have an opportunity to manage a variety of complex development projects throughout our dynamic and beautiful County, and participate in or lead long-range planning efforts.

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PlaceWorks – Senior-level Bicycle, Pedestrian, and Mobility Planner (Berkeley)

PlaceWorks is seeking a planner to work out of our Berkeley office to lead and grow the Bicycle, Pedestrian, and Mobility Planning practice. We are looking for an individual with at least 7-10 years’ experience at a management level with bicycle, pedestrian, and multimodal planning, as well as an interest in and ability to support our existing practice in complete streets and green streets planning and design. The ideal candidate is creative, outgoing, self-starting, and passionate about helping shape and improve communities through their work. The person in this new position will work collaboratively with our ATP staff in other offices, and our diverse team of planners, landscape architects, GIS staff, and environmental staff.

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M-Group – Associate Planner (Campbell, Hayward, and Santa Rosa locations)

M-Group exists to bring innovative and effective planning solutions to Bay Area cities. Since the creation of the firm in 2006, we have brought high-caliber planning services to over 40 Bay Area communities. M-Group’s planners have extensive experience working on large, complex and high-profile projects and our staff brings together a range of accomplishments and a wealth of real-world experiences. Our staff enjoy working with a variety of planning professionals in many different settings and with many different agencies where they gain excellent experience in the profession.

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M-Group – Environmental Planner (Santa Rosa)

M-Group exists to bring innovative and effective planning solutions to Bay Area cities. Since the creation of the firm in 2006, we have brought high-caliber planning services to over 40 Bay Area communities. M-Group’s planners have extensive experience working on large, complex and high-profile projects and our staff brings together a range of accomplishments and a wealth of real-world experiences. Our staff enjoys working with a variety of planning professionals in many different settings and with many different agencies where they gain excellent experience in the profession.

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County of Santa Cruz – Planner Series

  • Conduct planning studies and analyses
  • Review and act as Project Manager to process land use development applications of all types
  • May serve as Environmental Coordinator administering the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and other technical environmental programs
  • May serve as Project Leader and subject area specialist in Policy, Development Review and Environmental Administration
  • May serve to review and recommend policy changes, resolve complex problems, review and analyze State laws and regulations and develop operating procedures in the Cannabis Licensing Office

Live, Work & Play in Beautiful Santa Cruz County!

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PlaceWorks – Marketing Coordinator

PlaceWorks is searching for a Marketing Coordinator to join the Marketing/Business Development Team in our Berkeley office. We are looking for individuals who have at least 2 years of marketing experience in the architecture and engineering industry. The Marketing Coordinator works closely with our Northern California Marketing/Business Development team and project managers to help produce proposals, statements of qualifications (SOQs), and other marketing and business development materials, often working on more than one proposal/project at a time under tight deadlines. The ideal candidate is creative, collaborative, extremely organized, and enjoys working in a fast-paced team-oriented environment.

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City of St. Helena – Planning & Building Director

The City of St. Helena is seeking a planning professional who embraces the challenges of a dynamic and demanding small town community that is unique to the North Bay and heart of the Napa Valley. He/she will be a hands-on leader that will thrive in the challenge of independently directing, supervising and participating in the day-to-day operations including current and advanced planning, environmental review, and land use code enforcement, zoning and subdivision administration, and administration of affordable housing programs.

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City of Morgan Hill – Principal Planner

JOB SUMMARY:  Under direction of the Development Services Director or designee, the Principal Planner conducts various professional activities related to the City’s land use planning program, including serving as project manager for long-range planning, special studies environmental review, data analysis and related work as required.  The Principal Planner acts as a front-line manager, supervising professional planning staff including Associate Planners, Assistant Planners and/or Planning Technicians to implement the City’s land use planning program.  The Principal Planner is expected to have substantial experience and expertise in the field of land use planning and to apply knowledge and skills gained through specialized training and depth of experience to complete complex long-range and/or current planning projects or assignments.  The position requires the exercise of considerable initiative and discretion; the use independent judgment; and excellent communication and coordination skills.

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