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Senior Planner

Company: Rincon Consultants, Inc
Location: San Diego
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Rincon Consultants, Inc is seeking a---Senior Planner---to join our growing Community Planning team. In this position, you would be responsible---for managing complex planning projects, including General Plans, Specific/Master Plans, Community Plans, Housing Elements, and Zoning Code updates. The position will also support Rincon's CEQA team through the analysis of environmental impacts resulting from long-range planning projects. The candidate must have advanced knowledge of land use/community planning and CEQA concepts, be able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing, and be able to meet deadlines while managing multiple assignments. Previous consulting experience is a plus. - -Overview of Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Manage large scale planning projects, including General Plans, Community Plans, Housing Elements, Master/Specific Plans, and/or other comprehensive planning documentsLead project teams responsible for the development of, or updates to, zoning codes, permitting policies, and/or development standardsConduct research and prepare statistical reports on land use, physical, social & economic issuesReview plan sets for consistency with local codes and regulationsPrepare, coordinate, and facilitate large-scale community engagement campaigns, with an emphasis on public involvement and consensus-building meetings and workshopsInteract with various members of public agency and private client staff on matters related to community planningPrepare drafts of technical memoranda, meeting minutes, transmittals, presentations, and other written materialsMake oral presentations concerning planning programs and development projects to Planning Commissions, City Councils, and other boards and commissions as requiredAssist with the preparation of all levels of CEQA/NEPA documents as neededDevelop and implement work plans for complex projects and programsProvide supervision, guidance, and mentorship for other professional staffPromote a culture of teamwork, engagement, quality service, and customer satisfaction to our public and private clientsEnhance Rincon's professional reputation and demonstrate the ability to be creative and innovative with these tasks while representing Rincon in a professional mannerWork closely with Rincon Principal(s) and Managers to promote our business interests in adherence with the company's mission, vision, and valuesPerform other duties as assigned by supervisor(s) -This Job Might Be For You If You Have The Following:
BA/BS degree or higher in urban planning, geography, or a related discipline; advanced (Masters) degree preferred5+ years of related demonstrated experience in land use planning, land development/entitlements, urban design and/or environmental planningExcellent organization, schedule, and budget management skillsExperience working on and analyzing planning documents, including policy writing for general plans, specific/master plans, and zoning codesAdvanced knowledge of the philosophies, principals, practices & techniques of planningProficient with preparing development agreements and other contractsDetail-oriented with the ability to multi-task and manage complex projects in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environmentStrong verbal communication, interpersonal and presentation skillsFamiliarity with the LEAP and REAP funding processAbility to cultivate working relationships with clients, community-based organizations, internal team members and other firmsExcellent writing, formatting, and proofreading skillsProficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Teams, Outlook, and PowerPoint)Experience with Adobe Acrobat and In-Design, and Geographic Information System mapping is a plusMust 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. -The base salary range for this full-time position is $84,000-$126,000, plus benefits and bonus. At Rincon, our salary ranges are based on market median of similar jobs, according to third party salary benchmark surveys. The base pay that is actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate's job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. -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 week - -

Rincon 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 JazzHR

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