ASSISTANT PLANNER

Under general supervision, performs various planning work related to current and advance planning, including review of development and land use applications, zoning, site plans, and environmental documents; provides advice and assistance to the public on planning, community development, zoning, permits, and environmental review; provides staff assistance to the higher level planners, other departments, and the public in areas of expertise; performs a variety of studies and prepares and presents staff reports; and performs related work as required. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be: Required: Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in planning, community development, business or public administration, or a related field. And

One (1) year of professional experience in planning, zoning and related community development activities. Or

Two (2) years journey-level experience in planning, zoning and related community development activities such a Development Services Technician with the City of Murrieta.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

Possession of or ability to obtain and maintain a valid California Driver’s License or other means that would allow for the ability to commute to meetings, conduct site visits, and attend other special events throughout the county may be required at the time of hire.

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