Senior Planner

Website City of Redlands


invites applications for the position of:

Senior Planner

An Equal Opportunity Employer

SALARY: Hourly $37.74 – $45.88 | Biweekly $3,019.46 – $3,670.19

Monthly $6,542.17 – $7,952.08 | Annually $78,506.00 – $95,425.00

OPENING DATE: 10/26/17

CLOSING DATE: 12/06/17 05:00 PM

DESCRIPTION: Under direction, performs professional work in the Planning Division for Development Services of the City of Redlands; and provides planning staff assistance to the Planning Commission, City Council, Environmental Review Committee, and other City commissions and committees. May work in a team setting and will exercise technical and functional supervision over technical and administrative staff.


  • Analyzes and interprets social, economic, population, and land use data and trends;
  • Prepares written and graphic reports on various planning and environmental matters;
  • Conducts planning studies involving the correlation and assembly of information;
  • Participates in the preparation of charts, maps, and visual aides;
  • Compiles information and makes recommendations on special studies;
  • Prepares reports, projects, and meeting agenda items for the Planning Commission and the City Council;
  • Attends public hearings;
  • Advises the Planning Commission and City Council on planning matters;
  • Confers with City officials and the public on City planning matters;
  • Serves as staff to a variety of commissions, committees, and groups;
  • Prepares meeting agendas and staff reports;
  • Delivers presentations;
  • Processes and maintains files;
  • Enforces zoning ordinance;
  • Answers inquiries and complaints regarding its interpretation and applicability;
  • Reviews applications submitted to the Planning Commission;
  • Provides advice regarding completeness and accuracy;
  • Develops and presents recommendations on approval, denial, or modification of applications;
  • Assists and provides information to the public regarding the preparation and filing of applications for zoning change, building permits, residential development use permits, and other requests for service;
  • Prepares specific recommendations for development standards, planning objectives, and evaluation criteria;
  • Assists the Environmental Review Committee;
  • Delivers presentations;
  • Processes and maintains Environmental Impact Reports and negative declarations;
  • Reviews development applications for compliance with zoning ordinance;
  • Advises on code enforcement procedures;
  • Performs field inspections for buildings and accuracy of plans; and
  • Performs related duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Experience: Four years of responsible planning experience including one year of lead supervisory experience.

Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in urban planning or a related field; AICP is desired.

Licenses and Certificates: Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid driver’s license.

Special Requirements: Essential functions and duties require the following physical abilities and work environment:

  • Ability to work in a standard office environment; ability to travel to different sites and locations;
  • Regularly required to talk or hear. Required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
  • Occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Senior Planner Supplemental Questionnaire


*1. How many years of experience do you have of responsible planning experience?
  None None
1-3 1-3
3-4 3-4
4-5 4-5
5+ 5+
*2. How many years of lead supervisory experience do you have within the related field?
  None None
0-1 0-1
1-2 1-2
2-3 2-3
3+ 3+
*3. Do you possess, or have the ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid driver’s license?
  Yes Yes
No No
*4. Do you have a Bachelor’s degree?
  Yes Yes
No No
*5. Have you taken coursework in Urban Planning or a related field?
  Yes Yes
No No
*6. Are you a CalPERS Retiree?
  Yes Yes
No No

* Required Question

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