Assistant Planner/Associate Planner

Job Information

Job Category

Environmental, Parks Planning, Urban Design

Company Name

CITY OF VALLEJO

Position Level

Entry

Job Description

PLEASE READ THIS BULLETIN IN ITS ENTIRETY THE POSITION This recruitment is being conducted to fill one full-time vacancy. The list established by this recruitment may be used to fill future full-time, part-time, limited term, and temporary vacancies for up to one year. The City of Vallejo is seeking candidates for one Assistant Planner/Associate Planner position, as collaborative members of the City's Planning and Development Services department. The department can choose to fill this vacancy at either the Assistant or Associate level, depending on the qualifications of the candidate pool. The successful Assistant/Associate Planner candidate will be a team player and possess the ability to think outside the box. They will be solutions oriented with excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to communicate concisely and effectively, including public speaking and presentation skills. Transparent and frequent communication with community members is essential. THE DEPARTMENT The Planning and Development Services Department is organized across four divisions: Planning (Current Planning and Advanced Planning), Building, Administration, and Code Enforcement. The Planning Division is responsible for implementing the General Plan, Specific Plans and Zoning Code of the City of Vallejo. They provide preliminary review, processing, plan checking and permitting for new construction, additions, renovations, alterations and collaboratively work with applicants and the community, ensuring the best possible outcome for every project. THE CITY OF VALLEJO The City of Vallejo is located in Solano County and has a population of approximately 125,000 residents. Vallejo is a rapidly changing, highly diverse community located midway between the cities of San Francisco and Sacramento. It is a friendly, active waterfront community that attracts innovative, hardworking people and takes great pride in its 148-year history and maritime heritage. Residents of Vallejo are situated to take advantage of the best of what the area has to offer. Golf, museums, performing arts, boutique shopping, brewpubs and a wide selection of restaurants are all available in Vallejo. Residents and visitors alike enjoy Vallejo’s delightful historical downtown area, weekly downtown farmer’s market, and beautifully restored Victorian homes and business facades. Vallejo is also home to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, one of America’s only combination wildlife, oceanarium and theme parks. SALARY Assistant Planner: $33.40 - $40.60 Hourly $2,672.66 - $3,248.63 Bi-Weekly $5,790.76 - $7,038.70 Monthly $69,489.06 - $84,464.43 Annual Associate Planner: $36.91 - $44.87 Hourly $2,953.38 - $3,589.84 Bi-Weekly $6,398.98 - $7,777.99 Monthly $76,787.78 - $93,335.84 Annual DEFINITION Perform professional and technical level work in the field of current and advanced planning; and provide information and assistance to developers, the business community and the public on planning, zoning, resource management, historical preservation and development related matters. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Assistant Planner - This is the entry level class in the professional planning series. This class is distinguished from the Associate Planner by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within the series including the responsibility for assignments in the fields of current or advanced planning which require the application of fundamental planning principles. Since this class is typically used as a training class, employees may have only limited or no directly related work experience. Associate Planner - This is the full journey level class within the professional planning series. Employees within this class are distinguished from the Assistant Planner by the performance of the full range of duties as assigned including responsibility for the application of professional knowledge and skills to various municipal planning, zoning and development problems and projects. Responsibilities include the preparation of specific reports and plans with opportunity for independent judgment in planning work details and making technical determinations. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise, and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled from advancement from the Assistant level, or when filled from the outside, requiring prior planning experience. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from the Planning Manager.

Required Skills / Experience / Education

PLEASE READ THIS BULLETIN IN ITS ENTIRETY THE POSITION This recruitment is being conducted to fill one full-time vacancy. The list established by this recruitment may be used to fill future full-time, part-time, limited term, and temporary vacancies for up to one year. The City of Vallejo is seeking candidates for one Assistant Planner/Associate Planner position, as collaborative members of the City's Planning and Development Services department. The department can choose to fill this vacancy at either the Assistant or Associate level, depending on the qualifications of the candidate pool. The successful Assistant/Associate Planner candidate will be a team player and possess the ability to think outside the box. They will be solutions oriented with excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to communicate concisely and effectively, including public speaking and presentation skills. Transparent and frequent communication with community members is essential. THE DEPARTMENT The Planning and Development Services Department is organized across four divisions: Planning (Current Planning and Advanced Planning), Building, Administration, and Code Enforcement. The Planning Division is responsible for implementing the General Plan, Specific Plans and Zoning Code of the City of Vallejo. They provide preliminary review, processing, plan checking and permitting for new construction, additions, renovations, alterations and collaboratively work with applicants and the community, ensuring the best possible outcome for every project. THE CITY OF VALLEJO The City of Vallejo is located in Solano County and has a population of approximately 125,000 residents. Vallejo is a rapidly changing, highly diverse community located midway between the cities of San Francisco and Sacramento. It is a friendly, active waterfront community that attracts innovative, hardworking people and takes great pride in its 148-year history and maritime heritage. Residents of Vallejo are situated to take advantage of the best of what the area has to offer. Golf, museums, performing arts, boutique shopping, brewpubs and a wide selection of restaurants are all available in Vallejo. Residents and visitors alike enjoy Vallejo’s delightful historical downtown area, weekly downtown farmer’s market, and beautifully restored Victorian homes and business facades. Vallejo is also home to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, one of America’s only combination wildlife, oceanarium and theme parks. SALARY Assistant Planner: $33.40 - $40.60 Hourly $2,672.66 - $3,248.63 Bi-Weekly $5,790.76 - $7,038.70 Monthly $69,489.06 - $84,464.43 Annual Associate Planner: $36.91 - $44.87 Hourly $2,953.38 - $3,589.84 Bi-Weekly $6,398.98 - $7,777.99 Monthly $76,787.78 - $93,335.84 Annual DEFINITION Perform professional and technical level work in the field of current and advanced planning; and provide information and assistance to developers, the business community and the public on planning, zoning, resource management, historical preservation and development related matters. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Assistant Planner - This is the entry level class in the professional planning series. This class is distinguished from the Associate Planner by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within the series including the responsibility for assignments in the fields of current or advanced planning which require the application of fundamental planning principles. Since this class is typically used as a training class, employees may have only limited or no directly related work experience. Associate Planner - This is the full journey level class within the professional planning series. Employees within this class are distinguished from the Assistant Planner by the performance of the full range of duties as assigned including responsibility for the application of professional knowledge and skills to various municipal planning, zoning and development problems and projects. Responsibilities include the preparation of specific reports and plans with opportunity for independent judgment in planning work details and making technical determinations. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise, and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled from advancement from the Assistant level, or when filled from the outside, requiring prior planning experience. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from the Planning Manager.

US Citizenship Required?

Yes

Will security clearance be required?

No

Salary Range

$69,489.06 - $93,335.84 Annually

Job Start Date

07/29/2024

Position Type

Permanent Full-Time

Travel

20%

Primary Language Required

English

Job Location

Location Address

City Hall - 555 Santa Clara Street
Vallejo, California
94590

Contact Information

Hiring Contact Name

Martha Galo

Email

[email protected]

Website

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/vallejo/jobs/4498813/assistant-planner-associate-planner?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs