Town of Corte Madera – Assistant, Associate or Senior Planner

THE TOWN OF CORTE MADERA IS SEEKING APPLICATIONS FOR
ASSISTANT, ASSOCIATE, OR SENIOR PLANNER
The annual salary ranges at each level are:
Assistant Planner: $75,120 – $91,308; Associate Planner: $82,632 – $100,428; Senior Planner: $96,360 – $117,120. Plus generous benefits package.

***** Please note: Town job application form, resume and cover letter are required for consideration.  Please see below for further instructions on how to apply for this job. *****

THE TOWN
Corte Madera is a Town of approximately 10,000 residents located in Marin County, California. Incorporated in 1916, the Town is bordered by Mt. Tamalpais on the west and the San Francisco Bay on the east. Despite its relatively small size, Corte Madera contains a variety of development patterns, including significant commercial retail and office centers, a historic town center, multi-family and mixed-use communities, hillside and bayfront single-family neighborhoods, large school campuses, parklands, and protected open spaces, and faces many of the complex regional land use issues affecting other Bay Area communities.

THE POSITION
The Town of Corte Madera is seeking a talented professional to perform a wide variety of current and advanced planning work at the Assistant, Associate, or Senior Planner level. The employee will work directly with the Town’s Senior Planner and/or Planning Director in evaluating development proposals, providing policy analysis, crafting new land use regulations, and addressing neighborhood and community-wide issues. The employee will be expected to conduct independent research and application reviews, write thorough staff reports, make presentations to the general public, Planning Commission and Town Council, and possess excellent all around communication skills. A strong writer is highly desirable.

The Town encourages applicants at the Assistant Planner level who have the ability and desire to learn quickly and grow professionally within the Department and applicants at the Associate or Senior level who are motivated to advance their careers by working with minimal supervision on a broad range of planning activities. Candidates with a Master’s degree are highly desirable.

QUALIFICATIONS
ASSISTANT PLANNER: Some professional urban planning experience desired; equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in land use planning or a related field.

ASSOCIATE PLANNER: Two (2) years of professional urban planning experience; equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in land use planning, public administration, or a related field.

SENIOR PLANNER: Four (4) years of professional urban planning experience; equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in urban planning, public administration, or a related field. A Master’s degree is desirable.

SALARY AND BENEFITS
The annual salary ranges at each level are: Assistant Planner: $75,120 – $91,308; Associate Planner: $82,632 – $100,428; Senior Planner: $96,360 – $117,120. The Town provides an excellent benefits package including health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, retirement, and vacation and sick leave time off. This classification is in the mid-management group. Details regarding benefits are provided in the Benefits Matrix found at http://townofcortemadera.org/DocumentCenter/View/399

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
An application and job description can be accessed on the Town’s website at http://townofcortemadera.org/408/Job-Opportunities.

This recruitment is open until the positions are filled. First consideration is expected to be the week of October 8th. Please email a cover letter, resume, and completed application, including the position you are applying for, to Lorena Barrera at lbarrera@tcmmail.org. For questions, please use the email for Lorena Barrera. Candidates are responsible for ensuring receipt of application materials. The most qualified candidates will be invited to an interview.

To view both the announcement and the job description for this position, click here: https://www.townofcortemadera.org/408/Job-Opportunities