City of Gilroy – Planner I

City of Gilroy is currently recruiting for one (1) full time Planner I position.  The goal for the Community Development Department is to provide current and long term community planning services in conformance with the Gilroy General Plan and consistent with city council direction to enhance the design and livability of residential neighborhoods, commercial areas and industrial zones within the city’s urban sphere and promote sustainable development.

Under the direct supervision of the Planning Division Manager, performs most professional planning duties, including the development and preservation of affordable housing, using independent judgment in making decisions; may be assigned full responsibility for particular projects or phases of planning work; performs functions in all levels of the planning process, such as project preparation and analysis, presentation, explanation, and enforcement.

This position requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from a four year college with a major in City planning or in a related field, and one year of recent full-time professional planning experience.

A complete application consists of a City application and responses to the required supplemental questions.  The application closing date is August 6, 2018 at 5:00 pm. For complete information regarding this current opportunity, please visit:

Salary: $79,011.00 – $98,675.04 Annually