Under administrative direction, plans, manages, oversees, evaluates and participates in a variety of highly complex professional work in current and long range planning, environmental planning; including research and analysis, report writing, plan review, permit coordination, information dissemination; management of consultant contracts and work programs as assigned; coordinates activities with other City officials, departments, outside agencies and organizations; provides responsible and complex staff support to the City Council, City Manager, and various City commissions and committees; performs other related duties as assigned. Assignments often involve a level of complexity and potential sensitivity beyond that which would be assigned to an Associate Planner position.
Education and/or Experience: Any combination equivalent to experience and education that has provided the relevant knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for a Planning Manager. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications is to possess the equivalent of five years of directly related professional experience in planning and affordable housing, preferably in a local government agency, and a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in urban planning, architecture, public administration, or a related field. A Master’s degree may substitute for one year experience.
Deadline Information: The City of Rio Vista invites qualified persons to submit applications for the position of Planning Manager. A completed City application must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on October 9, 2014. A City of Rio Vista application may be obtained online at www.riovistacity.com or at City Hall, One Main Street in Rio Vista. A resume will not be accepted in lieu of a City application.
Salary Range: $6,213 - $7,552
Benefits: Excellent benefit package: 12 days of paid vacation, 15 paid holidays, sick leave, currently 100 % paid family medical, dental, and vision plans. CalPERS Retirement: Your CalPERS Pension formula will be dependent upon your hire date with the City of Rio Vista and/or your status with the CalPERS Retirement System. 2% @ 55 depending on prior job history with CalPERS System. 2% at 62 if hired after 1/1/2013 and not a member of a Public Retirement Agency. The City is currently evaluating all benefit packages.