• Full Time
  • San Bernardino, CA
  • $100,692.80 - $138,715.20 Annually USD / Year

Website San Bernardino County

Apply by July 8, 2024 to be considered for potential SAME DAY JOB OFFERS
Bilingual skills are highly desired!
Immediate vacancies in San Bernardino

We offer a competitive salary with bi-annual step increases of approximately 2.5% up to top salary step of $138,715.20  annually.


RECRUITMENT BONUS – Newly hired employees from this recruitment may be eligible to receive bonus payments up to $2,000**

REFERRAL BONUS – Current employees in a regular position who refer a qualified candidate for this recruitment may be eligible to receive bonus payments up to $750**

San Bernardino County  established a $0.50/hour American Institute of Certified Planner Differential for employees in the Planning Series that included Planner Trainee, Planner I, Planner II, Planner III, Planning Supervisor and Planning Manger who attain and maintain a certificate as an American Institute Certified Planner.***

Land Use Services – Planning Division is currently recruiting for a Current Planning Manager and a Long-Range Planning Manager.


The Current Planning Section is responsible for processing development applications and reviewing plan checks to ensure compliance with zoning codes, specific plans, and other governing documents. This division focuses on timely and efficient processing of development project submittals, maintaining consistency with all relevant planning, zoning, and environmental regulations. The goal is to collaborate with residents and developers to facilitate and enhance future development in unincorporated San Bernardino County, balancing community needs with regulatory standards to preserve a high standard of living.


The Long-Range Planning Section supports ongoing land development activities through special long-range studies and projects, research, and analyses of planning issues. This division prepares long-range planning documents, special studies, policies, and municipal ordinances on various topics. Key examples of their work include the Local Hazard Mitigation Plan, General Plan Implementation, and Housing Element updates. The goal is to provide strategic planning and policy development to guide sustainable and resilient growth in San Bernardino County.

JOIN US! Although we are not perfect, our work is hard, and we have fewer resources than we need, we recognize these conditions as challenges and opportunities rather than limitations. If this sounds like you, consider joining our team to support a great cause, a great region, and a great vision.


Travel throughout the County is required. A valid California Class C driver license is required at time of appointment. Employees in this class may be required to use personal vehicles and show proof of automobile liability insurance.

Sponsorship: Please note San Bernardino County is not able to consider candidates who will require visa sponsorship at the time of application or in the future.

*Salary increases contingent upon Property Related Revenue and/or statewide Realignment Sales Tax Collections performance.
**According to criteria established in the General Unit Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) (Download PDF reader) (Download PDF reader) (see pages 108-109)
***According to criteria established in the General Unit Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) (Download PDF reader) (Download PDF reader) (see pages 36-37)
Minimum Requirements
Education: A Bachelor’s degree in Planning, Urban Studies, Environmental Studies, or closely related field.


Experience: Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in urban/regional planning and community development, two (2) years of which must have been in a supervisory or lead capacity. Experience must include extensive work with General Plans, Specific Plans, Development Codes, land use planning, entitlement, and environmental analysis; managing projects, consultants, and teams, and monitoring project budgets.
Desired Qualifications
The ideal candidate will have a comprehensive understanding of land use planning and environmental analysis, entitlement experience, advance planning project experience, stakeholder outreach, and strong experience in a California public agency. Knowledge of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) is a must. Strong writing, critical thinking, and decision-making skills are essential. Experience with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is highly desirable.

Selection Process
There will be a competitive evaluation of qualifications based on the information provided in your Application and the Supplemental Questionnaire.  The most highly qualified candidates, based on the evaluation results, will be referred for an interview.  Be sure to include in your application and supplemental questions  your experience in meeting the minimum requirements.

Application Procedure: Please complete and submit the online employment application and supplemental questionnaire to be considered. Applications are being accepted until further notice and recruitment may close at anytime once sufficient qualified applications are received. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application and/or supplemental questionnaire.

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