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This is a limited continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on:
3/2/22, 4/13/22, 5/25/22 (final)

Under direction, the Associate Planner supervises, assigns, and/or reviews the work of staff responsible for the administration and development of community and general plans, zoning regulations and environmental documents; explains the planning program, policies, local ordinances and State and Federal regulations to the public; ensures work quality and adherence to established policies and procedures; and performs the more technical and complex tasks relative to the assigned area of responsibility.

The Associate Planner classification is utilized in a variety of ways throughout the County of Sacramento. This eligible list may be used to fill multiple vacancies, as well as other vacancies as they become available. For one of the current vacancies, the Associate Planner will be working as an Archaeologist.

The Archaeologist is a supervisory level position responsible for the administration and development of plans, policies, programs and local ordinances related to cultural resources. Additionally, the Archaeologist will be responsible for planning, programming, conducting investigations, and preparing reports related to identification, protection, and preservation of cultural resources for projects that are subject to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) and the South Sacramento Habitat Conservation Plan (SSHCP).

Minimum Qualifications:

Either: 1. One year of full-time paid experience employed by the County of Sacramento in the class of Assistant Planner.

Or: 2a. One year of full-time paid professional experience in environmental, urban and/or regional planning which must have included performing analytical duties in one of the following kinds of planning activities associated with a planning agency: comprehensive, regional, area, or community planning; public infrastructure environmental analysis; plan/proposal review; general plan amendments; CEQA/NEPA document preparation; zoning; land division; housing administration; information services; urban renewal; or planning administration.

And

2b. A Bachelor’s Degree or higher from an accredited college or university in public administration, ecological studies, environmental planning and management, environmental studies, geography, natural resources, urban or regional planning or other field closely related to the intent of the class.

Or: 3. Five years of full-time paid professional experience in environmental, urban and/or regional planning which must have included performing analytical duties in one of the following kinds of planning activities associated with a planning agency: comprehensive, regional, area, or community planning; public infrastructure environmental analysis; plan/proposal review; general plan amendments; CEQA/NEPA document preparation; zoning; land division; housing administration; information services; urban renewal; or planning administration.

Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date.

To apply for this job email your details to DPS-Saccountyadpostings@saccounty.net