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Posting Number: 14-66
Job Title: Planner III
 Open until filled; first review of applications rec'd by4PM on 7/25/2014 
Job Class: Exempt
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: $3,713.31/Mo

Apply advanced knowledge of the principles, practices, procedures, regulations, and ordinances involved in land use planning; Perform complex and technical assignments and duties with considerable independence; manage advanced planning projects; Provide technical assistance and guidance to lower classified planners and planning personnel; Refer difficult or complex situations to the Director; and perform related work as required.  A Planner III is distinguished from a Planner II by the advanced level and range of planning knowledge and experience. A Planner III is expected to have complex, competent knowledge of all levels of land use and related regulations and procedures. This knowledge must include a thorough understanding of specific departmental policies and procedures resulting in the ability to represent matters in inter-departmental, interagency and public settings with limited supervision.

Proven ability to manage the most complex and controversial public review items, such as those involving exceptions to statewide planning goals. At-hand knowledge of state and local land use hearing procedures and rules. Ability to successfully manage advanced planning projects. Effective verbal and written communication skills are essential.

A bachelorís degree in planning or related field and a minimum of three (3) years of planning experience  or any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and ability to perform the  above described duties.

Must possess or have the ability to obtain a valid Oregon driverís license and have a safe driving record.  Those employed in this position may be subject to a background investigation including criminal background investigation.

For more info/application go to or Josephine County Human Resources, 500 NW 6th Street Dept 11, Grants Pass, OR 97526.  An original application (ALL pages) is required; we donít accept  resumes only.  EOE

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