Senior Planner

  • City of Camas
  • 616 NE 4th Avenue, Camas, Washington
  • Jan 19, 2022
Full Time Community and Economic Development Planning and Development Mid to Senior Level
  • Salary: $6806-7479/monthly starting DOE USD
  • Salary Top: $8152
  • Apply By: Oct 01, 2021


The City of Camas is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Senior Planner. The individual selected for this position will work at Camas City Hall and under the direction of the Planning Manager. The position is represented by the Camas Public Employees’ Association and is eligible for a full benefits package. This is not a fully remote position. However the City of Camas supports flexible and hybrid work schedules.

Job Description

Primary duties this individual will perform include performing highly skilled professional planning and development work in such areas as land use, zoning, environmental, and various other subjects as appropriate. Senior Planners are assigned to the most challenging projects and assignments, measured by a combination of the project’s complexity, scope, impact on the community or other relevant considerations. Examples would include major projects, controversial developments, those with the highest and most complex environmental implications or those representing the greatest cost to the developer or revenue source to the city. Employees in this classification act in a lead capacity within area(s) of expertise and may direct the work of others within the Department that assist with assigned project(s).

Job Requirements

Candidates for this position shall have:

  • Education equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in land-use planning, urban planning, architecture, landscape architecture, environmental sciences, or a closely related field
  • Five or more years of increasingly responsible work in planning
  • Long range planning experience preferred

In addition to the job description requirements, the preferred candidate will possess the following attributes: positive attitude, ability to take initiative and work independently with little direction, excellent customer service skills including dealing with diverse populations, good verbal and written communication skills, excellent computer skills, demonstrated organizational and decision-making skills and flexibility to work non-standard hours as needed.

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Job Address

616 NE 4th Avenue, Camas, Washington United States View Map