Job Opportunity

Principal Planner
Lake County

Date Posted:

August 31, 2022


$7,940.00 – $9,651.00 Monthly


Under general direction, assists with planning, organizing, directing, and scheduling the activities of the Planning Division of the Community Development Department; supervises one or more designated area of the County’s planning functions, activities, and staff; manages the most complex planning programs and projects; provides a high-level of technical support for the planning commission and associated committees; and performs related duties as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is a management classification that is responsible for planning, organizing, managing, and directing assigned functions and activities of the Planning Division within the Community Development Department. The incumbent exercises day-to-day direction, supervision, and oversight for delegated functions and staff within the Planning Division. In addition, the incumbent works closely with the Deputy Community Development Director and the Community Development Director in the development and implementation of County planning policies, resource management, zoning enforcement, and/or environmental review work.


Licensing and Certifications: Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver’s License. Education and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Planning, Environmental Studies, Ecology, Geography, Land Use or closely related field. And Four (4) years of full-time responsible experience performing a wide scope of professional planning work in city or county planning, including two (2) years’ experience in a Senior Planner capacity or two (2) years in a supervisory, or management capacity. Additional directly related education and/or experience may be substituted.

How to Apply:

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