Principal Planner

City of Moorpark, CA

The City of Moorpark is seeking an experienced planning professional to join our Community Development team as Principal Planner. This position provides an excellent career opportunity to be involved with a broad range of current and advance planning projects. The successful candidate must demonstrate excellent writing and presentation skills, comprehensive planning experience, program administration, and experience in the application of the California Environmental Quality Act.

The Principal Planner will review and process major development projects, the preparation of specific plans, zoning ordinance amendments, and environmental documentation under the California Environmental Quality Act, and the management of assigned activities with other City departments and outside agencies. The Principal Planner will also provide responsible and administrative support to the Planning Manager and/or Community Development Director. AICP Certification is desirable.

Joining the City of Moorpark offers unique opportunities for professional growth and direct cross-disciplinary experience. If you are ready to make a meaningful impact and are committed to providing enhanced service, we encourage you to apply.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in urban planning, engineering, business administration, public administration, or a related field. A minimum of five years of increasingly responsible complex urban planning experience, including one year of supervisory responsibility; AICP is desirable. Must posses a valid California driver license.

Salary and Benefits: $90,355.20 - $121,492.80; generous benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Deferred Comp, Annual and Administrative Leave, 11.5 paid holidays, work/life balance initiatives including 9/80 schedule, and more.

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Job Function
Other Entry to Mid-Level
Position Type
Full Time

City of Moorpark


799 Moorpark Ave
Moorpark, CA 93021-1136
United States

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