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Senior Housing Planner

Company: Rincon Consultants, Inc
Location: San Diego
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionRincon Consultants, Inc. is looking for a Senior Housing Planner with professional experience in housing needs analysis, policy development, and community outreach. The ideal candidate for this position will have experience with housing elements and housing policy, be at ease managing a variety of projects concurrently, experienced in the development and coordination of community engagement efforts, with a demonstrated ability to produce a high-quality work product. The candidate selected for this position could be based in any of our office locations. What Do You Get To Do In This Position:

  • Manage large scale housing-related projects, including Housing Element updates, Specific/Master Plans, fair housing assessments, constraints analyses, and/or other comprehensive planning documents
  • Develop and implement work plans for complex projects and programs
  • Lead project teams responsible for the development of, or updates to, zoning codes, permitting policies, and/or development standards, with a particular emphasis on housing
  • Assist jurisdictions with accessing housing grants and related funding opportunities
  • Conduct research and prepare statistical reports on land use, physical, social & economic issues
  • Review plan sets for consistency with local codes and regulations
  • Prepare, coordinate, and facilitate large-scale community engagement campaigns, with an emphasis on public involvement and consensus-building meetings and workshops
  • Prepare drafts of technical memoranda, meeting minutes, transmittals, presentations, and other written materials
  • Make oral presentations concerning planning programs and development projects to Planning Commissions, City Councils, and other stakeholder or community groups as required
  • Interact with various members of public agency and private client staff on matters related to land use planning and CEQA compliance
  • Assist with the preparation of all levels of CEQA/NEPA documents as needed
  • Provide supervision, guidance, and mentorship for other professional staff
  • Assisting with business development, marketing, and proposal efforts for community planning work.
  • Promote a culture of teamwork, engagement, quality service, and customer satisfaction to our public and private clients.
  • Enhance Rincon's professional reputation and demonstrate the ability to be creative and innovative with these tasks while representing Rincon in a professional manner
  • Work closely with Rincon Principal(s) and Managers to promote our business interests in adherence with the company's mission, vision, and values
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor(s)This Job Might Be For You If You Have The Following:
    • Bachelor's degree or higher in urban planning, geography, public policy or a related discipline; advanced (Masters) degree preferred
    • 5+ years of demonstrated experience in land use planning, housing policy development, land development/entitlements, and/or community engagement
    • Experience working on and analyzing planning documents, including policy writing for housing element updates, housing element annual reports, zoning codes, and general plans
    • Advanced knowledge of the philosophies, principals, practices & techniques of planning
    • Proficient with preparing development agreements and other contracts
    • Detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task and manage complex projects in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
    • Strong communication and presentation skills
    • Familiarity with the LEAP and REAP funding process
    • Excellent organization, schedule, and budget management skills
    • Ability to cultivate working relationships with clients, community-based organizations, internal team members and other firms
    • Excellent writing, formatting, and proofreading skills
    • Proficient using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Teams, Outlook, and PowerPoint)
    • Experience with Adobe Acrobat and In-Design, and Geographic Information System mapping is a plus
    • Must possess a valid driver's license with a clean driving record, proof of automobile insurance, and willingness to travel as projects require Rincon Consultants, Inc. is an award-winning leader in providing quality environmental consulting services throughout California. Recognized as the #1 ‘Best Environmental Services Firm to Work For' by the Zweig Group in 2021. We partner with clients in sectors such as transportation, energy and infrastructure, oil and gas, water, commercial, private development, and government. Our 400+ associates in 12 offices located in Northern, Central and Southern California are dedicated professionals who combine their passion with our purpose. If hired, we require proof that you have received the COVID-19 vaccine or have a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated.Total Rewards Package* Includes:HMO, PPO, HDHP, Health Savings Account optionsThree Weeks Vacation accrued in the first year401(k) / Profit Sharing Retirement Plan2x/Year Bonus OpportunitiesPaid Sick LeaveEight Paid HolidaysFlexible Spending & Dependent CareEmployer-paid life and long-term disability insuranceDental, vision, prescription drugSupplemental life insuranceVolunteer Pay for a DayLegal Shield, Identity Protection, Pet InsuranceProfessional DevelopmentMentoringPatagonia Merchandise PartnershipAnd much more!*All programs subject to review and change and are provided for regular, full-time employees scheduled to work 30+ hours per weekRincon Consultants, Inc does not accept unsolicited applicant/candidate resumes from search firm recruiters and/or temporary agencies that do not have a signed contract and specified work order with Rincon Consultants. Further, such resumes received will be deemed the sole property of Rincon Consultants and no fees will be paid in the event Rincon Consultants subsequently hires such individual. Rincon Consultants is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.Powered by JazzHRiqgpfC46LF

Keywords: Rincon Consultants, Inc, San Diego , Senior Housing Planner, Other , San Diego, California

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