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Planning Manager

Job Description

The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated individual with expertise in planning principles and practice, exceptional communication skills, and proven success in managing, mentoring and motivating professional staff.  The candidate will demonstrate the ability to maintain a consistent and high-quality work product and a track record of planning experience that includes drafting and implementing Zoning Ordinance regulations and General Plan amendments, managing current or long range planning functions, and experience reviewing, drafting, and editing California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) documents.  This individual will also be comfortable interacting with elected or appointed officials, will be accustomed to fostering collaboration among diverse stakeholders, and demonstrate leadership ability that includes facilitating internal staff and project teams, high-level project management experience and the ability to identify and reach consensus on solutions to complex problems.

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Job Information

Job Title:
Planning Manager
Position Level:
Management
Required Skills/Experience/Education:

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES 

 

 Thorough knowledge of:

  • Principles, practices and techniques of urban and regional planning. 
  • Federal, state and local laws and regulations relating to planning, land use and environmental protection (e.g. CEQA).

Ability to:

  • Supervise, direct, coordinate and implement major land use planning projects and programs.
  • Collect, analyze and interpret data.
  • set objectives and review recommendations 
  • Speak and write effectively. 
  • Prepare technical reports. 
  • Supervise, train and evaluate the work of professional and technical planning subordinate staff.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public and other agencies to provide information and coordinate planning efforts. 
  • Communicate clearly and effectively with citizens, interest groups and various public agencies and the Board of Supervisors.

 

Salary Range:
$89,397.11 - $144,238.74 Annually
Position Type:
Permanent
Language:
English
Job Application Due Date:
February 11, 2021
Date Added to Website: January 15, 2021

Contact Information

Organization Name:
County of Ventura
Location:
800 S. Victoria Ave.
RMA Planning Division
Ventura, CA 93009
United States
Job Category:
Land Use
Phone Number:
805-654-2479
Website:
www.ventura.org/jobs.

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