Planning Technician I/II
County of Ventura, CA

Planning Technician I/II
Salary: $48,475 - $72,530 Annually
Application Deadline: March 24, 2023, unless extended

The County of Ventura is seeking candidates for a Planning Technician I/II position. Salary: $48,475 - $72,530 annually with excellent benefits.

With a staff or 40+ planners, the County Planning Division offers a collegial and professional work environment with opportunities to learn and develop urban planning skills on diverse projects. The Planning Division also offers flexible schedules, including the option of working a 9/80 schedule.

The current opening is for a Planning Technician to work full-time at the public information counter on the Public Administration Team, but the eligible list may be used to fill vacancies on other Planning Division teams. This is a permanent full-time entry-level planning position where significant on-the-job training will be provided.

This candidate will have effective time management and organizational skills, demonstrated skills in collecting and synthesizing data, experience preparing clear and concise written reports, effective writing skills and strong customer service skills. In addition, this candidate must have some proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook or another email application.

Preference will be given to candidates with a Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning or a related field. The ideal candidate will have experience working in a public sector environment, have some knowledge of planning and land use laws, and will have demonstrated public speaking skills in an educational or job setting.

Potential candidates are encouraged to complete the job application and supplemental questionnaire at using the Planning Technician I/II payroll title. On-line applications received by March 24, 2023 will be considered. More detailed information including required job experience and skills, available benefits, etc. can be found on the County’s Human Resources website at  

For more information, please contact Tricia Maier, Planning Programs Manager, at (805) 654-2464 or via e-mail at