Conducts the most complex assignments and directs the work of others involved in the preparation and review of current or advanced planning projects and ensures that planning activities are conducted in accordance with Federal and state law, City ordinances, rules and regulations; supervises and directs major projects and programs, prepares or coordinates the preparation of project reports and recommendations, reviews and edits report drafts, leads or participates in oral presentations; interprets planning policies and local ordinances, may draft policy statements and ordinances, provides technical assistance to Planning and other City personnel and the public regarding current or advanced planning issues; plans and organizes work, recommends and implements methods and schedules to meet operational needs and ensure achievement of work objectives; coordinates the conduct of environmental impact studies, evaluates conclusions of environmental impact reports and prepares recommendations, administers professional service contracts performed by outside contractors and consultants; supervises and coordinates the City's current or advanced planning programs including historic preservation, identifies problems and suggests solutions through design concepts and/or regulatory changes, inventories and collects data, participates in design team meetings, provides technical direction to other planners; represents Planning at public meetings, and presents planning and zoning matters to the City Council, Planning Commission, and citizen committees as directed; assists in the development and implementation of planning goals, policies and priorities; develops and administers a comprehensive training program for planning personnel, conducts formal and on-the-job instruction for planners regarding technical methods and processes. Performs other duties as assigned.
Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor's degree in Planning or a related field; four years of progressively responsible experience in current or advanced planning, including one year of supervisory experience or any combination of training and experience that provides the desired knowledge and abilities. A Master's Degree in Public Administration, Planning, Business Administration or a related field is desirable.
All applicants are required to complete a City application form and submit it to City of Rancho Cucamonga, Human Resources Department, 10500 Civic Center Drive, Rancho Cucamonga or mail it to P.O. Box 807, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91729. Applications are available at the Human Resources Counter in City Hall or the City website at www.cityofrc.us .
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