Employer: Clatsop County
Job Type: Regular full time
Location: Astoria, Oregon
Opening Date: 11/17/2017
Closing Date: Open until filled

Job Description:

Planner with the Clatsop County Community Development Department to assist in the planning and implementation of the Comprehensive Plan and in the administration of the Clatsop County Land and Water Development and Use Ordinance and other projects as assigned. The planner obtains, organizes, interprets and presents information to citizen advisory committees in order to seek their support and participation in assigned projects and programs.

Job Duties:

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Mandatory qualifications: Working knowledge of community development, land use planning and zoning principles and practices. Ability to initiate and maintain a good working relationship with citizen groups, general public and other County departments. A Bachelor's degree is highly preferred, but a satisfactory combination of experience and training may be considered in lieu of a degree. Must possess and maintain driving privileges in the State of Oregon. 

Supplemental Information:

Desirable qualifications: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in land use planning or closely related field highly desired. Experience in land use planning, working with community groups during such activities as public speaking and group presentations as well as agenda setting and chairing of meetings, drafting and cartographic skills, knowledge of graphic arts, skills for preparation of charts and sketches and specific word processing software utilized.

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