City of Goleta

We have an excellent opportunity for a Senior Planner. The City of Goleta is looking for a qualified, energetic and motivated individual with a strong work ethic and excellent customer service skills for a Senior Planner position in the Advance Planning Division of the Planning and Environmental Review Department. This position will work under the general direction of the Advance Planning Manager. The Advance Planning Division is responsible for the development and maintenance of the City’s General Plan, Housing Element, Zoning Regulations, Local Coastal Program, regional / long range planning, and climate action and sea level rise plans. The Division also oversees the City’s oil and gas project case processing, including related regional collaboration with local and state oil and gas regulatory agencies.

The Senior Planner – Advance Planning will perform professional planning research and analysis of the regional/long range planning and other Advance Planning Division projects. Upcoming or current projects you’ll be working on include the zoning regulation amendments, General Plan updates, and oversight of the Local Coastal Program project.

The ideal candidate has a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited college or university with major course work in urban planning, geography, environmental design, or a related field, and will have four or more years of responsible professional planning experience, including one year of supervisory experience.

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