Assistant Planner

Firm: City of Emeryville
1333 Park Ave Emeryville CA 94608 (Alameda County Shelter in Place currently in place allows all work to occur remotely for this position)

Payment: Paid
Start Date: Mar 1, 2021
Category: Land Use
Contact: Charlie Bryant
Posted: Jan 4, 2021

The Community Development Department plays a significant role in guiding the growth and
development of the City from its previous industrial orientation to its current evolution into a
vibrant mixed-use City. The Planning Division is responsible for both current and long range
planning, including administration of State, regional, and local land use laws such as the General
Plan, Planning Regulations (including zoning), California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), and
Subdivision Map Act. The Assistant Planner, under the general supervision of the Community
Development Director with lead direction from the Senior Planner, will be responsible for
providing general assistance to higher level planners in the area of research, data collection and
preparation of reports, as well as conducting independent planning assignments, with occasional
presentations to the Planning Commission and City Council, and performs related work as
assigned. The Assistant Planner will also serve as the “point person” for assisting the public with
planning information at the front counter and responding to telephone and e mail inquiries, and
for processing “minor” development applications

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