Principal Planner

Firm: City of Redwood City
Redwood City, CA

Payment: Paid
Category: Community Development
Contact: Letty Juarez

Posted: Jul 8, 2022

hy join the Redwood City team?
We offer a wide range of meaningful career opportunities with potential for growth, training and development, competitive salaries, flexible schedule / hybrid work options, paid time off, and robust benefits. The Redwood City team is guided by the core values of excellence, integrity, service and creativity. Inherent in these values is a great organizational culture based on trust, strong and supportive leadership, respect, risk-taking, empowerment, and effective communication.

Our community is known for its diversity, strong neighborhoods, and civic pride. The City works diligently to maintain positive and productive relationships with community partners, together providing outstanding services, programs and opportunities for residents. This mix of tradition and progress, community and diversity, makes Redwood City an extraordinary place to work and call home. If you’re looking to grow your career as a part of a hard-working and fun Community Development team that fosters innovation, creativity and collaboration, we hope you’ll apply.

The City is experiencing many new projects in both the Downtown and the surrounding neighborhoods being proposed for review. Therefore, it’s a great time to be a Planner for a City that is committed to Equity as its foundational principle and has adopted its strategic priorities to include: Housing, Transportation, Children and Youth.

What you’ll do, at a glance:
 Project lead for exciting new downtown projects, such as the gatekeeper projects, which entail mixed-use development and community benefits within walking distance of high quality transit
 Work with a team on long range policy, such as the Housing Element or other polices in accordance with state laws
 Supervise and mentor a team of planners and consultants
 Review and process environmental analysis in accordance with CEQA

Interested in joining the Redwood City team?
Submit your application via by 11:59 pm, Sunday, July 31, 2022

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