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CITY OF SANTA BARBARA | PLANNING TECHNICIAN I

Salary: $56,605.38 - $68,804.32 Annually

Location: Santa Barbara, CA

Job Type: Full-time

Department: Community Development

Job Number: 01580

Closing: 10/30/2018 5:30 PM Pacific       

THE POSITION | PLANNING TECHNICIAN I

Perform technical work in the fields of Design Review or Zoning & Enforcement within the Community Development Department. The Eligibility List established for this position may be used to fill future vacancies in either section. This position involves managing large volumes of design review applications or zoning enforcement cases, and requires a high level of thoroughness and good judgment in making decisions. Duties may include: investigating and enforcing on zoning violations; staffing design review boards and commissions; staffing the public counter; reviewing project development plans and processing applications for design review and zoning modifications; inspecting properties and preparing Zoning Information Reports for residential properties that are for sale; and other duties as assigned.

Work tasks involved in performing the duties described above include: conducting site inspections; documenting activities; preparing written correspondence, public meeting notices and agendas, and staff reports; answering questions and providing information to applicants, reporting parties, property owners, neighbors and others both orally and in writing; making public presentations to decision making bodies; researching files, regulatory documents, plans and other information to determine project completeness, compliance with applicable regulations, and appropriateness of design; maintaining good record-keeping, including tracking projects in a database; performing activities related to technology, such as retrieving information from databases or geographic information systems, and similar tasks.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS

Additional job position details and application information is available online at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/santabarbara/jobs/2238930/planning-technician-i?keywords=planning&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs. City application and responses to the supplementation questionnaire must be received by 5:30 PM on Tuesday, October 30, 2018.


 

APA CENTRAL COAST SECTION | WEB AND COMMUNICATIONS VOLUNTEER

LOCATION: Ventura, Santa Barbara, or San Luis Obispo Counties

DESCRIPTION: The Central Coast Section of the American Planning Associaition is seeking at least one volunteer to assist with communications, website management, and other tasks. The volunteer will work directly with the Section's Public Information Officer and other Board Members to support communication to APA members throughout the Central Coast. Volunteer work will be done remotely and the commitment of time is flexible based on the volunteer's availability and schedule. The volunteer will be asked to support the American Planning Association's sectionwide efforts through tasks including but not limited to:

  • Email communication and response with APA members
  • Drafting, editting and uploading content submissions for APA email communications, announcements, and website content
  • Basic website maintenance, alteraations, and postings (no HTML experience neccesary)
  • Use of Constant Contact communication list managmenet
  • Coordination with APA Central Coast Section Board Members, Committees and the 2019 State Conference Committee

This is an unpaid volunteer position. Interested volunteers, please send an email inquiry to Clay Downing at centralcoastapa@gmail.com to inquire about further details. 


 

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