5278 Planner II – San Francisco Planning Department
Salary $36.28 – $44.09/hour; $6,288.00 – $7,642.00/month; $75,452.00 – $91,702.00/year
Application Deadline: 2/16/16 @ 5:00 p.m.
Under general supervision, performs difficult city planning work and participates in all phases of city planning; assists in the preparation of planning, research, surveys and projects; conducts investigations, collects and analyzes data on zoning, subdivision design, urban renewal, rapid transit and other land use problems; assists in the conduct of environmental impact reviews; assists in the preparation of written and graphic reports; may supervise subordinate survey, clerical and office personnel; and performs related duties as required. Requires responsibility for: carrying out and interpreting city planning policies and procedures; making continuing personal contacts with representatives of government, civic and business organizations, and the general public in the explanation and interpretation of laws, ordinances, policies, rules and regulations relating to city planning activities; preparing, checking and reviewing important technical records involving the master plan, capital improvement program, urban renewal, zoning and other technical city planning records.
The essential functions of this job include:
- Compiles and prepares technical, physical, economic, social and statistical data in the form of reports and graphs, maps and charts; prepares base maps for use in the development of the master plan and the capital improvement program; collects data, makes studies, performs field investigations and writes reports on assigned problems in the field of zoning, subdivisions, park and recreation areas, population movement and traffic, transportation and other land use studies.
- Prepares maps, charts, photographs and other graphic presentations to illustrate studies of land use, transportation, population, traffic, streets, freeways, residential, business, recreational and playground areas, zoning and subdivisions.
- Assists in and performs research and analysis of economic and sociological problems as a basis for preparation of the master plan, urban renewal and capital improvement program; attends public hearings, meetings or conferences or various city departments, takes notes and prepares summary reports, answers inquiries pertaining to zoning, urban renewal, freeway and street location and other city planning and related problems.
- May process various zoning applications and permits; interprets and explains zoning ordinances and other city planning problems to the public.
- May assist in the analysis and review of environmental impact reports; interprets and explains legal, technical and procedural aspects of environmental review to the public.
Planner II’s may be required to attend meetings or participate in work-related activities outside of normal working hours (evenings and weekends) in various community locations. Some positions may require possession of a valid driver license, and may require specialized experience in order to perform department-specific planning duties..
- Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university AND two (2) years (4,000 hours) verifiable full-time-equivalent experience in city, regional, urban or transportation planning, urban design, historic preservation, architectural or environmental review or other related field;
- Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university in City, Regional, or Urban Planning, or a closely related field such as Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Geography, Urban Studies, Public Administration, Physical Sciences, Historic Preservation, or Environmental Studies AND one (1) year (2,000 hours) verifiable full-time-equivalent experience in city, regional, urban or transportation planning, urban design, historic preservation, architectural or environmental review or other related field;
- Possession of a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in City, Regional, or Urban Planning, or a closely related field such as Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Geography, Urban Studies, or Environmental Studies..
HOW TO APPLY:
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