Senior Planner

Position Details

Type Full Time
Offered By City of Arcadia
240 W Huntington Drive
Arcadia, California
Salary $6,416 - $8,013
Deadline 10/16/2015
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The City of Arcadia is seeking a professional, skilled, team-oriented full-time Senior Planner in the Development Services Department to perform difficult and advanced level professional planning. This position is a senior-level position in the Development Services Department. The ideal candidate will have strong written and communication skills and serve as a technical expert in planning, zoning, environmental review, historic preservation, and urban design.

Salary: $6,416-$8,013/mo., plus $934/mo. medical benefit allowance. Selected candidate will also be eligible for a 5% increase at 6 months from date of hire.

The successful candidate will have at least five years of increasingly responsible professional urban planning experience including some lead supervisory experience. Education equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in urban planning, geography, or a related field. A Master’s degree is desirable.

Please visit the City of Arcadia’s employment page: to submit an online application and to view the job requirements of the position. Final filing date is Friday, October 16, 2015.

How to Apply

FINAL FILING DATE: EXTENDED THROUGH OCTOBER 16, 2015. Please visit the City’s careers website at to submit an online application along with any application materials relevant to the position. Resumes may be submitted with your online application but will not be accepted in lieu of a completed City application. In addition to the City’s application, applicants must upload the following documents: A supplemental response limited to three (3) pages, typed, to the following questions:

  1. Describe your experience in historic preservation and/or architectural design review.
  2. Describe your experience in current planning as it relates to reviewing complex planning applications, coordinating with applicants, consultants, city staff and the public, conducting detailed analysis, and managing multiple projects. Failure to upload all required documents with the application will result in disqualification from the recruitment process.