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2017-2022 Strategic Plan

San Diego, County of San Diego, CA, USA
Jun 19, 2018
Full time
The Land Use/Environmental Planner II-Sustainability is responsible for supporting the Advance Planning Division in the implementation of County Climate Action Plan to develop ordinances, conduct research and policy analysis, update community plans, renewable energy strategies, and mobility planning, and other related efforts to reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the unincorporated County.   This is the journey level class in the Land Use/Environmental Planner series. The ideal candidate will have experience in land use, environmental, and sustainability planning and have an understanding and practice of project management fundamentals. Relevant professional and/or academic experience can include, but is not limited to the following: GHG inventories, emissions monitoring and reporting, utility-scale renewable energy, ordinance/policy development, community plans, agricultural conservation, transportation technology and trends, sequestration, offset protocols, public engagement, and collaborative partnerships. A bachelor's degree from an accredited U.S. college or university, or a certified foreign studies equivalency, in city and regional planning, urban planning, aviation management, landscape architecture, geography, archeology, biology with a concentration in wildlife and/or botany; geology; or any one of the following life and physical sciences, geography with a concentration in conservation of environmental quality, natural resources or physical geography, ecology; zoology; engineering with an emphasis in acoustics or environmental management, environmental science or a related field, AND two (2) years of progressively responsible professional level experience performing environmental analysis, planning, research, data analysis, and computations, and preparing and presenting reports and graphics as it relates to land use/environmental planning.  Experience must be at the level equivalent to a Land Use/Environmental Planner I within the County of San Diego; OR, A master's degree from an accredited U.S. college or university, or a certified foreign studies equivalency, in one of the fields stated above, AND one (1) year of progressively responsible professional level experience as described above; OR, One (1) year of experience as a Land Use/Environmental Planner I with the County of San Diego. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com