• City of Newport Beach, CA
  • Newport Beach, California
  • Aug 03, 2020
Full Time Planning and Development
  • Salary: See Position Description USD

Job Description


The City of Newport Beach seeks motivated individuals tojoin our team as a Planning Technician. Currently there is one full-time and one part-time vacancy.Click on the following link to see what it is like working for the City of Newport Beach!


  • Application Evaluation:The first review of applications will be completed on June 16, 2020.Applicants that apply after the first review are not guaranteed to be considered for this recruitment. Please apply immediately as this recruitment may close at any time after the first review date.In order for the application package to be considered complete, candidates are required to attach theirresumeto their online application.
  • Oral Interview:Those candidates deemed most qualified as reflected in their application will be invited to an oral interview. Passing applicants will be placed on an eligibilitylistthat may be used to fill future vacancies as they occur.

Part-timePlanningTechnician($27.68 - $38.95 Hourly)
Full-time Planning Technician($5,030 - $7,080 Monthly)

The City offers an excellent benefit package and membership in the California Public Employees' Retirement Systems (CalPERS). Retirement formula is based on appointment date and membership status withCalPERSandthe employee is required to contribute 13% of pay toward retirement costs.

DEFINITION: To perform routine, technical work in the field of planning.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS : This is the first level in the flexibly staffed positions of Planning Technician and Assistant Planner. A Planning Technician may progress to Assistant Planner after one year at the Planning Technician level, satisfactory job performance, and recommendation of the Department Director.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED :Receives immediate supervision from an advanced level Planning professional who observes and reviews work both during performance and upon completion.

Essential Duties
Please view the online job specificationsfor a more detailed description of essential duties.
Please view theonline job specificationsfor a more detailed description of qualifications.
Experience & Education and License/Certificate
A combination of experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities may be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Experience: Six months related work experience in urban planning is highly desirable.Experience in working with the public will also be considered.

Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in urban planning, environmental planning, geography, landscape architecture, or a related field.

License/Certificate : Due to the performance of some field duties which require the operation of a personal or City vehicle, a valid and appropriate California driver's license and an acceptable driving record are required.

Please Note: Candidates deemed most qualified, as reflected in their application materials, will be invited to continue in the recruitment process. The prospective candidate must successfully complete a thorough background review, including being fingerprinted by the Newport Beach Police Department. The resulting report of your conviction history, (if any), will be evaluated along with the other information received in connection with your application. Except as otherwise required by law, a criminal conviction will not necessarily disqualify you from the position. The nature, date, surrounding circumstances, and the relevance of the offense to the position applied for may, however, be considered.

Disaster Service Worker:In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, City of Newport Beach Employees, in the event of a disaster, are considered disaster service workers and may be asked to respond accordingly.

Job Address

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