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Under the direct supervision of the Planning/Community Development Director, performs a a variety of planning and clerical duties in support of the department. The position is an entry-level professional planner position

Provides zoning and land use information and assistance to the public
 Reviews land use applications for a wide variety of land use proposals
 Provides information to the public on zoning ordinance and General Plan policies
 File research and maintenance
 Map reading
 Preparations of simple technical reports
 Reviews development plan applications for compliance with applicable City regulations
 Issues land use permits based upon that review
 Confers with applicants and project sponsors on presented plans
 Reviews environmental impact data and makes recommendations
 Processes development cases, at the discretion of the Planning & Community Development
 Provides clerical staff assistance to the Planning Department, Planning Commission and Board of
Architectural Review
 Prepares legal noticing on development projects, prepares agendas, attend

 Practice the basic principles and practices of urban planning and development.
 Has a Basic understanding of the California Environmental Quality Act.
 Ability to read and interpret site and building plans.
 Displays Efficiency in word processing programs (WORD) and spreadsheets (EXCEL).
 Understands and carries out oral and written directions
 Has knowledge of principles and procedures of record keeping

Bachelor Degree in Planning, Environmental Studies or Geography, or a combination of college education
and experience in planning/development review work.

Monthly Salary Range is $4,855.07-$6,070.13 DOQ

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