As a Land Use/Environmental Planner I supporting the County's Airports Division, you will provide assistance to staff and management regarding a full range of airports functions, including operations, maintenance activities, public relations, real property, and long-term facility and environmental planning. You will coordinate the preparation of airport reviews and studies, including Part 150 studies, Master Planning, Airport Layout Plans, to ensure compliance with Federal Aviation Administration advisory circulars, State, and Local regulations and development guidelines.
The ideal candidate is one who communicates effectively verbally and in writing to a diverse set of stakeholders and audiences, takes initiative as a self-starter, is customer-focused, values and respects others, drives to excel, facilitates teamwork and collaboration, learns continuously, demonstrates ethical behavior, and supports forward-thinking and change. The candidate has a working knowledge of airport design and operations, as well as a desire to help the County meet environmental regulations and facility planning objectives.
The County of San Diego's Department of Public Works is seeking qualified applicants for the position of:
LAND USE/ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNER I-AIRPORTS
This is a series recruitment that may be subject to suspend on Tuesday, August 28 2018, at 11:59 p.m.
PER COUNTY RULES, THIS POSITION IS ELIGIBLE FOR APPOINTMENT AT STEP 1, $58,760.00 ANNUALLY. COUNTY EMPLOYEES ARE SUBJECT TO THE COUNTY PROMOTION RULE FOR STEP PLACEMENT IN ACCORDANCE WITH COMP ORD 1.3.5.
Land Use/Environmental Planner I is the first working level class in the series and performs professional environmental and planning studies, research, and data analysis to develop goals and policy or project recommendations for adoption by decision-making bodies. Incumbents independently process projects/tasks characterized by having moderate public controversy, and of low complexity such as minor use permits, variances, administrative permits, boundary adjustments, tentative parcel maps, or policy and ordinance changes.
1. A bachelor's degree from an accredited U.S. college or university, or a certified foreign studies equivalency, in airport/aviation management or closely related field, AND, one (1) year of progressively responsible professional level experience in airport planning. Experience must have been at the level equivalent to a Junior Land Use/Environmental Planner within the County of San Diego; OR, 2. A master's degree from an accredited U.S. college or university, or a certified foreign studies equivalency, in one of the fields stated above. No experience required; OR, 3. One (1) year of experience as a Junior Land Use/Environmental Planner with the County of San Diego.
Note: Professional level land use/environmental planning experience in a public or private agency may substitute for education on a year for year basis, for up to two (2) years of the education requirement. Degree must be from a U.S. accredited college or university, or certified equivalency for foreign studies must be provided.
About County of San Diego, Department of Public Works
DPW crews patrol and fix our nearly 2,000 miles of County roadways, replace guardrails and continually repaint crosswalks and other legends in the roadway. They maintain a vast network of sewage pipes and pump stations. They build and maintain flood channels and water detention facilities. They keep our county drains and storm channels clear, keep our traffic signals and street lights lit. They design and build roadways, sidewalks, bike lanes, pedestrian pathways, equestrian trails, bridges, and other solutions to our transportation needs. DPW operates eight County airports including McClellan-Palomar Airport, Gillespie Field, and Ramona Airport - a base for Cal Fire. DPW also works with private developers in building for the future - ensuring public facilities meet standards for safety. They oversee inactive landfills and help protect our environment. There is hardly a part of our public infrastructure that DPW does not help design, build, manage or keep operational to help ensure we have safe communities, sustainable environments, and healthy families.