Job Opportunity

Senior Planner
Lassen County

Date Posted:

May 31, 2024




Under the Department’s general direction, plan, develop and implement complex professional planning projects; prepare plans, technical reports, initial studies and environmental impact reports and complete and monitor grants and grant applications. The major duties of the job include: • Gather and evaluate data, design and develop comprehensive plans from acquired data. • Prepare complex reports on a wide range of planning issues pertaining to general and specific plans, subdivisions, variances, environmental impact and zoning matters. • Make presentations to the Board of Supervisors, Planning Commission, developers, community groups and outside agencies. • Participate in, assign and help to review complex development proposals for conformance with the County General Plan. • Resolve disputes between the County and developers/property owners. • Provide information to the public • Provide contract administration on consultant contracts • Assist in directing, training and evaluating staff, as directed • Write grant applications and manage grant programs and budgets. • Performs related duties as assigned.


Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in rural/ regional community planning or a related field preferred. Experience: Four years of progressively responsible professional planning experience in specific area of planning, such as urban and regional planning, or natural resources. An advanced degree in planning or related field may be substituted for up to two years of professional experience on a year-to-year basis. License: Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver’s license.

How to Apply:

It is your responsibility to provide specific, accurate and complete information describing how you meet the minimum qualifications. Visit our website at: in Personnel for an application, or visit our application center at the address below. Qualified applicants are invited to submit a required Lassen County application to: Lassen County Personnel Department  • (530) 251-8320  • 221 South Roop Street Susanville, California 96130 Opened: May 23, 2024

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