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Community Planner

Company: Rincon Consultants, Inc
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:

Rincon Consultants, Inc is seeking a -Community Planner -who will be responsible -for assisting with the preparation of General Plans, Specific/Master Plans, Housing Elements, Zoning Code updates, land use analyses, and other community planning related projects. The position will also support Rincon's CEQA team through the analysis of environmental impacts resulting from planning and development projects. The candidate must have knowledge of land use/community planning and CEQA concepts, be able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing, and be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Overview of Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the preparation of General Plans, Community Plans, Housing Elements, Master/Specific Plans, and/or other comprehensive planning documents
  • Assist with the preparation of zoning codes, permitting policies, and/or development standards, with a particular emphasis on housing
  • Conduct research and develop recommendations on land use, community facilities, housing, and transportation to control and guide community development and renewal
  • Prepare, coordinate, and facilitate public involvement and consensus-building meetings and workshops
  • Review plan sets for consistency with local codes and regulations
  • Interact with various members of public agency and private client staff on matters related to land use planning and CEQA/NEPA compliance
  • Prepare drafts of technical memoranda, meeting minutes, transmittals, presentations, and other written materials
  • Assist with the preparation of all levels of CEQA/NEPA documents as needed
  • 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
  • Perform 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
    • Possess 3+ years of related demonstrated experience in land use planning, land development/entitlements, urban design and/or environmental planning
    • Knowledge of the philosophies, principals, practices & techniques of planning
    • Excellent communication, organizational, writing and presentation skills -
    • Ability to cultivate and maintain effective client, interagency and internal team relationships
    • Detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment, and to manage multiple projects, deadlines, priorities, and teams
    • Must possess a valid driver's license with a clean driving record 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 $54,000-$95,000, 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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