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Project Planner

Yakima County Human Resources Department
Yakima, WA Full-time
Posted on June 6, 2019

Project Planner - Long Range $28.64 per hour, plus benefits.

There is one opening with the Yakima County Public Services Department Planning Division. This position is responsible for providing experienced professional planning expertise and recommendations on routine to complex development projects and other assignments; performs a broader range of skilled and professional duties under supervision of a Section Manager; acts as a resource for Section or Division within area(s) of expertise; participates in plan and regulatory updates; special studies, public outreach and education efforts related to land use and development, natural resource planning and environmental protection; and/or long range growth management planning; instructs others in methods or procedures needed to carry out their work on assigned projects or area of specialization.

Experience and Training: Bachelor's Degree in Planning, Public Administration, Environmental Sciences, Natural Resources Management, Geography, Law or closely related field and three (3) years of increasing responsible professional experience (including internships) within the Planning field, including Comprehensive Long-Range Planning, Current planning (Zoning & Subdivision), Environmental Planning (SEPA, Critical Areas/Shorelines and Natural Resources) or related field.

Note: A Masters' Degree may substitute for one year of experience.