Principal Planner

Job Information

Job Category

Land Use

Company Name

Placer County

Position Level


Job Description

Principal Planner $115,772.80 - $144,580.80/year* *This classification is scheduled to receive a general wage increase of 4.0% in June 2024.

The Placer County Community Development Resource Agency is accepting applications for Principal Planner to fill one permanent/full-time vacancy in Auburn! As a Principal Planner, you'll oversee key division or project area, directing and supervising its actives. Your role involves professional planning duties, review of plans and other documents relating to land use, environmental protection, economic development, environmental compliance, and related topics. This role will administer ordinances (local and state) and federal statutes, manage grant projects and contracts, and assist the public understand and comply with adopted plans and regulations.

How to Apply

For more information and to apply, please visit our website! Deadline to apply is May 17th at 5:00 PM. The eligible list established as a result of this recruitment may be used to fill additional vacancies as they arise, subject to position-specific requirements. EOE

Required Skills / Experience / Education

Qualifications Experience: Five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience in land use planning and development. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in urban, regional or environmental planning, or a related field.

US Citizenship Required?


Will security clearance be required?


Salary Range

$55.66 - $69.51/hour; $9,647.73 - $12,048.40/month; $115,772.80 - $144,580.80/year

Other Benefits

Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Visit here to view Management benefit: For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer please visit Placer County's Human Resources website:

Job Start Date


Position Type

Permanent Full-Time



Primary Language Required


Job Location

Location Address

145 Fulweiler Avenue Suite 200
Ste 200
Auburn, California

Contact Information

Hiring Contact Name

Placer County Human Resources


[email protected]

Phone Number

(530) 889-4060