Salary:  Planning Managers:   $73,961 - $100,951/Annually
            Senior Planners:  $5,004 - $6,830/monthly
            Associate Planners:  $4,643 - $6,338/Monthly

Monterey County is one of the most beautiful places in the world.  Dramatic coastline with miles of beaches, spectacular mountain ranges and a rich agricultural history are enjoyed by its residents and visiting tourists.

Monterey County is a multi-cultural and diverse society set in a picturesque coastal location.  Nobel-Prize winning Author John Steinbeck wrote about the people and the land of the Salinas Valley calling it "the valley of the world."

The following positions await the right candidates:

The Planning Manager reports to the Assistant Director of Planning and has overall responsibility for the work accomplished within an assigned functional team.  The Planning Manager guides the work of assigned staff to ensure the team works within established Department policies and in accordance with the Department's interpretation of applicable codes, ordinances, laws, regulations, guidelines, policies, and directives.  A Bachelor Degree in Planning, Geography or related field and three years of increasingly responsible experience in a supervisory or senior role will be necessary to succeed in this role.  A Masters Degree in Planning or Environmental Services is desired.  Final filing date is January 5, 2008.

The Senior Planner is the advanced working level/lead worker in the professional planner series.  Under general direction the Senior Planner serves as the subject matter resource specialist to other planners in addition to performing the most complex and controversial projects.  Bachelors Degree in Planning or related discipline and approximately three years experience performing professional planning duties comparable to an Associate Planner position in Monterey County.  Final filing date:  Open Continuous

The Associate Planner, under direction, performs a variety of complex land use planning work within a team of other professional planners.  The Associate Planner performs journey level professional planning work requiring a thorough knowledge of county planning policies, procedures, and regulations.  Bachelors Degree in Planning or closely related field and two years experience performing planning duties comparable to an Assistant Planner in Monterey County or four years experience comparable to an Assistant Planner in Monterey County. 
Final filing date:  Open Continuous

How to Apply: Detailed brochure for each position is available on the County's Website.
Apply On-Line at:
(831) 755-5895


Filing Date: Planning Manager  - Final filing date:  January 5, 2008
Senior and Associate Planner:  Open Continuous