Job Opportunity

Senior Park Planner
Sonoma County

Date Posted:

January 3, 2022

Salary:

$7,918 – $9,626/Monthly*

Description:

The Sonoma County Regional Parks Department is looking for a Senior Park Planner who is a licensed landscape architect to provide a high level of knowledge and understanding of park planning and project administration. As a Senior Park Planner, you will help lead the project delivery team and will be responsible for reviewing and approving new and/or complex projects throughout Sonoma County. You will serve as the project manager and technical lead and be responsible for more complex and politically sensitive park planning projects. Additional responsibilities include: • Managing complex park planning projects including master plans and construction bid documents • Soliciting and negotiating consultant services, evaluating and rating proposals, and negotiating contracts for services • Representing the department in public meetings and presentations to other community groups and agencies, including the Board of Supervisors • Supervise the construction of park facilities • Acting as team lead for planning staff

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will possess: • Strong project management skills and experience managing public park projects • Effective written and verbal communication skills to accomplish objectives with diverse audiences • Experience with a broad range of community engagement methodology • An understanding of public funding procedures • Experience with natural and cultural resources, and regulatory permitting • The ability to build and maintain effective relationships with co-workers, government officials, federal, state and local agencies, community groups, and the general public

How to Apply:

*Salary is negotiable within the established range and benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice. For more information, including minimum qualifications, & to apply, visit, www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org or call 707-565-2331. The County of Sonoma is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and are committed to having a workforce that is representative of the communities we serve.

Filing Deadline:

Apply by 1/31/22

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