Job Information

Job Category

Land Use, Rural Planning

Company Name

Napa County

Position Level


Job Description

Planner I   Class Code: 1173   Salary: $83,699.20 - $100,027.20 Annually   Description:   Perform para-professional and professional planning duties, including preparing environmental analysis reports, zoning research findings, and planning agenda items. Disseminate zoning/regulatory information, conduct business process analysis, oversee interdepartmental permitting coordination, and ensure efficiency of permit information tracking systems.   Distinguishing Characteristics:   Positions work under close supervision, handling para-professional and less complex professional planning assignments.   Supervision:   General supervision provided by the Supervising Planner. Functional or lead supervision may come from the Planner III.   Experience and Education:   Option 1: Bachelor's degree in planning or related field.   Option II: Two years of relevant experience and an associate's degree in planning or possession of a planning certification.   Option III: Four years of relevant experience.   License or Certificate: Possession of a valid California Driver's License.   Example of Duties:   Process administrative permits (e.g., sign permits, temporary trailer permits). Research and prepare statistical data for assigned projects. Review and approve construction plans for compliance with zoning ordinances. Answer inquiries and assist the public in zoning and planning matters. Assist in preparing agenda items for various commissions and boards. Prepare reports and recommendations for planning and land use applications. Perform property and structure inspections in response to code violation inquiries. Prepare maps and reports on proposed development in local watersheds. Typical Qualifications:   Knowledge of land use planning principles, General Plan development, and environmental laws. Skills in compiling and analyzing technical information, applying laws and regulations, and communicating effectively. Ability to work cooperatively with the public, other departments, and outside agencies.   To apply, visit:

US Citizenship Required?


Will security clearance be required?


Job Start Date


Position Type

Permanent Full-Time



Primary Language Required


Job Location

Location Address

Napa, California

Contact Information

Hiring Contact Name

Tony Ngo


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