Planner II – III, City of Oakland, California

Salary range: $90,312.60 to $128,365.32
The City of Oakland is an employer of choice; employees enjoy a highly competitive and comprehensive benefits and compensation package.
Final filing date: Tuesday, November 14, 2023.

The City of Oakland is looking for dedicated people to contribute to the success of our community. The Planning and Building Department’s Bureau of Planning is currently recruiting qualified individuals to fill multiple Planner II and Planner III positions. These positions are an exciting opportunity to participate in shaping the future of Oakland. The ideal candidates are highly motivated professionals with the ability to work effectively with City staff, appointed and elected officials, and a racially and culturally diverse community of public stakeholders. Ideal candidates will be well-equipped to further the City’s goals to eliminate systemic racism in City government that contribute to disparities in life outcomes for Oakland residents, promote inclusion and full participation for all residents of the City, and reduce race-based disparities in our communities.

Located between the San Francisco Bay and the California coastal mountains, and just north of Silicon Valley, Oakland is a thriving and vibrant community of more than 440,000 people with a lively urban-suburban mix that includes a dense downtown, a range of residential neighborhoods, a large stock of historic homes and buildings, two lakes and the Oakland waterfront. The City of Oakland has a rich history and expanding local economy. It also has one of the nation’s most diverse cultures, including nearly 125 different languages and dialects spoken. Its moderate Bay Area climate, combined with a wide variety of arts, entertainment, recreational and educational amenities, make Oakland a thriving city that offers a great place to begin and grow your career.

The salary range for Planner II is: $90,312.60 to $110,892.12 annually.
The salary range for Planner III is: $104,542.32 to $128,365.32 annually.

To be considered for these exciting and rewarding career opportunities, please submit your application, résumé, and cover letter at:

For more information contact:

Deborah Gutman
CPS HR Consulting
(916) 471-3364

City of Oakland website:

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