Natural Resources Senior Planner

Job Information

Job Category


Company Name

County of Marin

Position Level


Job Description

Natural Resources Senior Planner Department of Public Works Water Resources and Road Maintenance Divisions County of Marin    Date Posted: June 5, 2024   Salary: $102,219.00 - $122,304.00 Annually   Description: There is currently one (1) Full-Time 2-Year fixed-term position in the Department of Public Works supporting both the Water Resources and Road Maintenance Divisions.    The Natural Resources Senior Planner will be housed in the Water Resources Division and will primarily support environmental compliance for Department of Public Works (DPW) Road Maintenance Division projects, including maintenance, repair, and replacement of roads, bridges, and drainage infrastructure (i.e., culverts, ditches and drainage channels).   The work is dynamic, requiring strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills to accomplish the following tasks that range among:
  • coordinating with the Road Maintenance Division managers to develop permitting strategies.
  • analyzing project impacts on species and the environment.
  • preparing permit applications and negotiating with agencies.
  • hiring and managing consultants.
  • working with project managers to identify and implement best management practices and develop mitigation strategies to off-set impacts.
  • conducting pre-project biological surveys.
  • report writing.
  • post-construction monitoring.
  Our Ideal Candidate will be an exceptional project manager with experience in environmental/natural resource projects including permitting of public works infrastructure and/or environmental restoration projects in California that are in or adjacent to sensitive habitats including creeks, wetlands, bays, and other bodies of water.   Qualifications and How to Apply: Please refer to our recruitment announcement located at link.   Filing Deadline: Sunday, June 30, 2024, at 11:59pm Pacific EOE

US Citizenship Required?


Will security clearance be required?


Salary Range

$102,219.00 - $122,304.00 Annually

Other Benefits

COUNTY OF MARIN BENEFITS: GENERAL Below are some of the excellent benefits the County offers. More information about our benefits can be found on the Marin County's Benefits Homepage. Paid Time Off: Competitive vacation accrual; 12 holidays per year; and generous sick leave accruals. Additional types of paid leaves are available for some bargaining units. Health Plan: Choice of four health plans (two Kaiser HMOs, Western Health Advantage HMO, and an Anthem Blue Cross PPO) along with dental through Delta Dental PPO, and vision through Vision Service Plan (VSP). There is a County contribution toward the premiums (the contribution amount varies depending on coverage tier elected such as employee only, employee + 1, employee + family). Plus, the County offers excellent Life Insurance, Disability, Flexible Spending Plans, a Dependent Care Assistance Program, professional development and more. Retirement: Defined benefit plan under the County Employees Retirement Act of 1937. More information can be found online at IRS 457 Plan: Choice of pre-tax or post-tax (Roth) employee contribution up to the IRS annual maximum. Retiree Medical: The County provides access to group health plan coverage to eligible retirees. For specific questions regarding the employment process, please contact Human Resources at (415) 473-6104. For additional details about the benefits or retirement, please contact the Benefits Division at (415) 473-2197. *IMPORTANT NOTE: Benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice.

Job Start Date


Position Type

Permanent Full-Time



Primary Language Required




Job Location

Location Address

3501 Civic Center Drive
San Rafael, California

Contact Information

Hiring Contact Name

Human Resources


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