City of Citrus Heights, CA, Assistant or Associate Planner

The City of Citrus Heights is seeking an individual with professional planning credentials to work as an Assistant or Associate Planner. The Planning Division, as part of the Community Development Department, is responsible for current planning projects, which encompasses reviewing all proposed development projects including new residential, commercial, and office developments along with completing the environmental reviews of all planning projects.  The Division also provides customer assistance at its one-stop counter and coordinates with other city departments and governmental agencies.


The position may be filled at either the Assistant or Associate Planner level, depending on an applicant’s education, background, and experience, as assessed by the city.  Reporting to the Planning Manager, the position will perform a variety of professional planning duties related to current planning projects.  The Assistant or Associate Planner will review, analyze, and process development proposals, building plans, parcel maps, special use and other permits, zoning applications, and subdivision proposals for conformance with applicable regulations and prepare recommendations, as appropriate; confer with and advise architects, builders, attorneys, contractors, engineers, and the general public regarding city development policies and standards; prepare staff reports and graphic displays; research, compile, and analyze technical information for special studies and prepare related reports and recommendations; provide customer service at the one-stop counter; and may occasionally present planning and zoning matters to various bodies. This position will also play an important role in the city’s business licensing program.


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