Land Use/Environmental Planner II-Biology Option

  • San Diego, County of
  • San Diego, CA, United States
  • Jan 23, 2018
Full time Biology - Ecology Conservation/ Natural Resources Environmental Planning - NEPA Wildlife - Endangered Species - Biodiversity

Job Description

The County of San Diego Invites Your Application and Interest For:


This is a series recruitment subject to suspend on Sunday, February 11, 2018, at 11:59 pm

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Through operational excellence and attention to customer service, Planning & Development Services (PDS) strives to balance community, economic and environmental interests to ensure the highest quality of life for the public of San Diego County. PDS is responsible for long range land use planning, including the County's General Plan and Zoning Ordinance, which determine how our communities will grow.  The department analyzes privately initiated land use projects to ensure compliance with land use regulations and advises the Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission on the projects. Department programs, such as building plan review, building inspection and code compliance, help maintain public health and safety.  

The Land Use/Environmental Planner II-Biology provides biological expertise, affirms survey and/or research results and suggests appropriate mitigation measures for the protection of biological resources. They review project applications and associated materials, biological survey reports, and resource management plans prepared by consultants for projects resulting in potential biological resource impacts.

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  1. A bachelor's degree from an accredited U.S. college or university, or a certified foreign studies equivalency, in Biology with a concentration in wildlife and/or botany, AND two (2) years of professional level biological experience 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,
  2. A master's degree from an accredited U.S. college or university, or a certified foreign studies equivalency, in Biology with a concentration in wildlife and/or botany, AND one (1) year of professional level experience as described above; OR,
  3. One (1) year of experience as a Land Use/Environmental Planner I with the County of San Diego.

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Qualified applicants will be placed on a six (6) month employment list based on scores received during the evaluation of information contained in their employment and supplemental applications.  Please ensure all information is complete and accurate, as the responses you provide on the supplemental application questionnaire will be reviewed using an automated evaluation system.  If you are successful in the initial screening process, your application will be reviewed individually to confirm that the information you provided is accurate and qualifying.

Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable an individual with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions of a job, on a case-by-case basis. 

The County of San Diego and its employees embrace the Live Well San Diego vision:  A region that is Building Better Health, Living Safely and Thriving. For more information   

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$69,243.20 - $85,030.40 Annually

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