City of Santa Cruz – Associate Planner I/II

Associate Planner I/II at the City of Santa Cruz |  $6,342.00 – $9,442.00 Monthly |  $76,104.00 – $113,304.00 Annually

 There are currently two vacancies for Associate Planner I/II, one vacancy in the Planning Department and one vacancy in the Water DepartmentUnder general supervision, the Associate Planner I/II performs professional land use planning, urban planning, and environmental review and compliance work such as current and advance planning, housing, community development, historic preservation, parks and open space planning, water resource planning and environmental planning; reviews zoning and development applications; complies with various regulations; coordinates activities with agencies and other interested parties; analyzes planning and environmental issues; coordinates special projects; and performs other related duties as assigned.  Minimum qualifications for the Associate Planner I are a Bachelor’s degree in Urban, Regional or Park Planning, Landscape Architecture, or Environmental Studies, or a related field depending on the assignment; and six months minimum of professional related planning experience.  In addition to these requirements, the Associate Planner II requires two years of increasingly responsible related professional planning experience.

The City of Santa Cruz offers excellent Health Benefits and PERS Retirement.

Deadline to apply is Thursday, August 12, 2021 by 5:00 p.m.

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City of Santa Cruz Human Resources Department

809 Center St., Room 6, Santa Cruz, CA  95060

(831) 420-5040