The City of Stockton is seeking to fill a Planning Manager position to oversee an Advanced Planning Section in the Community Development Department. This position will be responsible for the strategic implementation of a recently adopted General Plan Update that requires further conformity compliance with the zoning map and ordinance. The ideal candidate has supervisory experience in local government planning with strong technical and analytical skills, effective oral and written communication competencies, and extensive knowledge and expertise complying with the California Environmental Quality Act, California Subdivision Map Act, and California Planning and Zoning Law. The successful candidate has extensive experience developing, interpreting and applying General Plan policies, zoning ordinance and environmental regulation.
Education/Experience: Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in City or regional planning, urban planning, or a closely related field; and five (5) years of progressively responsible professional planning experience. A Master's degree in City, regional or urban planning, public administration, or closely related field, may be substituted for one year of the professional planning experience.