The beautiful southern California coastal city of San Clemente is a family-oriented community of 65,400 residents and encompasses 18.5 square miles. With its natural beauty and outstanding amenities, San Clemente maintains an exceptional quality of life for its vibrant and engaged citizenry. This coastal jewel embraces a higher standard for development, historic preservation, and urban design. The City of San Clemente enjoys a stable organization with strong, award-winning financial planning, and a supportive, stable, and fiscally conservative City Council. The Community Development Department has a professional and dedicated staff of 32.75 FTE’s and operates with a proposed FY 2018/19 budget of $5,350,990. The department consists of Community Development Administration, Building, Planning, and Code Compliance divisions.
Reporting to the Community Development Director, the City Planner will oversee a proposed budget of approximately $1.6 million and staff of 10 within Long-Range Planning, Current Planning, Planning Administration, and Commissions/Boards/Committees. The Planning Division provides guidance and support to help create a high quality of life by implementing the city’s vision and goals within the City Centennial General Plan. At least five years of increasingly responsible experience in current or advanced urban planning, including two years of administrative and supervisory responsibility is required. In addition, the equivalent of a Bachelor’s degree with major course work in urban planning, regional planning, urban design, public administration, business management or a related field is required. The annual salary range is $123,054 to $149,573 DOQE.
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