Metropolitan Planning Group – Senior Planner

Positions are available full time (40 hours/week).

Responsibilities may include:

    • Consulting planning work at various City planning departments, including; review of development approval projects, plan-checks, permit processing, public counter assistance, detailed report-writing, and public presentations.
    • Long-range planning work, policy planning, and business development efforts.
    • Attendance at evening meetings (Planning Commission /City Council).

Applicants must have/demonstrate:

  • An undergraduate degree in Urban Planning or related field.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in Planning for a city jurisdiction with at least 2 as a Senior level planner. A Master’s degree may substitute for one of the required years of experience.
  • Solid CEQA knowledge and experience.
  • The ability to work independently and contribute in a variety of team environments.
  • Excellent writing, presentation, and public speaking skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Attention to detail and ability to work under tight timelines.
  • AICP certification highly desirable.
  • Graphic design and GIS skills desirable