San Francisco Planning Department – Planner III

The San Francisco Planning Department (CPC) is currently recruiting to fill a vacant TPV 5291 Planner III position in the Northeast Quadrant Team of the Current Planning Division.  The Northeast Quadrant Team includes the City’s Financial District, Union Square, Transit Center, Mid-Market, Tenderloin, Nob Hill, Russian Hill, North Beach, Telegraph Hill and Fisherman’s Wharf neighborhoods.

Salary: $98,124 – $119,262/year

Application Deadline:  May 10, 2019, at 5:00 pm PT

The Planner III assists with reviewing and processing of discretionary permits and land use applications within a specific geographic area of the City, in conformance with the City’s long-range planning goals. The Planner III on the Northeast Team will also review applications for compliance with the Planning Code, various design guidelines, the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties, and the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). The Current Planning Division is responsible for reviewing land use development applications, implementing the historic preservation program and operating the Public Information Center (PIC). Every year, this division reviews and processes over 8,000 building permits and hundreds of land use development applications.

This position is being filled as Temporary Provisional (TPV) due to lack of an available eligible list from which a Permanent (PCS) appointment can be made.  A provisional appointee must participate and be successful in a Civil Service Examination process for this classification in order to be considered for a permanent appointment.  Provisional appointments may not exceed three (3) years.

This is an opportunity to work in a dynamic, interdisciplinary, and innovative department and share in our vision to make San Francisco the world’s most livable urban place – environmentally, economically, socially and culturally.

Essential duties include, but are not limited to:

  • reviewing and evaluating various building and land use permit applications;
  • representing the department to government officials, community groups, developers, business organizations  and the general public;
  • interpreting and explaining legal, technical and procedural aspects of planning work;
  • reviewing and/or coordinating the environmental review processes;
  • studying and making recommendations on complex planning related issues;
  • preparing clearly written, concise staff reports and documents that are understandable to the general public;
  • coordinating with other city and governmental agencies on planning matters;
  • developing, managing and coordinating public outreach processes for department policies, plans or         initiatives;
  • developing and/or implementing planning policies and procedures

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1.  Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university AND four (4) years (8,000 hours) of verifiable full-time-equivalent experience in an urban, city, regional and/or other related planning environment (such as transportation planning, environmental planning, architecture or urban design); OR
  1.  Possession of a master’s degree from an accredited college or university in City, Regional or Urban Planning, or a closely related field such as Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Geography, Urban Studies or Environmental Studies AND two (2) years (4,000 hours) of verifiable full-time-equivalent experience in an urban, city, regional and/or other related planning environment (such as transportation planning, environmental planning, architecture or urban design).

NOTE:  Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications requirement by the final filing date unless otherwise noted.

HOW TO APPLY:

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