County of FresnoFresno 93721
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Principal Planner

County of Fresno
Permanent Fresno City Public Works Department, 2600 Fresno St #4, Fresno, CA 93721, United States
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Overview

APPLY IMMEDIATELY AS THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME

APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE ONLY

Fresno County's

Department of Public Works and Planning 

is offering a rewarding and challenging career opportunity as a

Principal Planner

.


The Planner classification series performs a wide variety of professional planning assignments involving compiling, researching, analyzing, and evaluating data related to social, housing and community development, transportation, economic, population, environmental, resource management and land use trends. The current vacancy exists within the Development Services Division.

The

Principal Planner 

is the highest-level classification in the series and is responsible for planning, directing, and managing several specialty sections involved in planning, public works administration, capital improvements, land subdivision, environmental analysis, and land use.

Note: The eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill both extra help and permanently allocated positions. Individuals selected for extra help appointment may be transitioned to a permanently allocated position at a later date as authorized by the Fresno County Personnel Rules.

Positions in this classification are in Medical Group I - Light Physical Activity (Personnel Rule 8). This group includes positions which require only light physical effort and may include lifting of small, light objects and some bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching. Considerable walking or standing may be involved.


Eligible candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.

Samples of Duties
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Minimum Qualifications

OPTION 1:

Education: Possession of a bachelor’s degree that is acceptable within the United States accredited college or university system in Urban or Regional Planning, Engineering, Architecture, Public or Business Administration, Political Science, Environmental Science, or closely related field.

Experience: Four (4) years of full-time, paid work experience equivalent to that gained as a Planner or Staff Analyst within the Fresno County Department of Public Works & Planning, one (1) year of which must have been gained in a supervisory capacity.

Substitution: Possession of a master’s degree that is acceptable within the United States’ accredited college or university system may substitute for one (1) year of the required experience.

OPTION 2:

Experience: Four (4) years of full-time, paid work experience equivalent to that gained as a Planner or Staff Analyst within the Fresno County Department of Public Works & Planning, one (1) year of which must have been gained in a supervisory capacity.

AND

Four (4) years of full-time, technical paid work experience gained within a planning, transportation, housing and community development, development services, code enforcement, or resource management field.

Substitution: Possession of a master’s degree that is acceptable within the United States’ accredited college or university system may substitute for one (1) year of the required experience.


License:  Possession of a valid Class "C" driver's license, or equivalent.

TO PREVENT THE DISQUALIFICATION OF YOUR APPLICATION, PLEASE NOTE:

  • Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications for this position by the filing deadline.
  • A completed Fresno County employment application is required and must be current, complete and accurate. Amendments will not be allowed after the filing deadline.
  • Resumes and attachments are not accepted in lieu of a completed employment application.
  • Please fully list your work experience, including current position. Failure to list current and complete work experience within the job application (including employment with the County of Fresno) will result in the disqualification of your application.
  • In the Education section of your application please provide complete information for each school attended, including the school's name and location, the type and number of units earned (semester or quarter), and which major or program was completed. Failure to completely list education within the job application will result in the disqualification of your application. 
    • College/university transcripts may be requested to verify completion of the required degree.
    • If you have completed education in a foreign college or university and are using this education to meet the minimum qualifications, you must provide documentation that the foreign education is comparable to that received within the United States' accredited college or university system or your application will not be accepted. Documentation must be provided by the closing date and time of this recruitment. You may either attach a copy to your online employment application, email a copy to , or fax a copy to (559) 455-4788, Attn: Tiffany Lee.
  • A valid driver's license must be listed on your application or your application will not be accepted.
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