RECRUITMENT CLOSING DATE - Friday, March 4, 2016 at 4:00 PM
SALARY - $6,856 - $8,205 / Month Recruitment #0607-16-02
YOU'RE INVITED TO APPLY: The Marin County Human Resources Department and the Marin County Department of Public Works are accepting applications for the position of Senior Planner.
CURRENT VACANCY: Currently there is one full-time vacancy in the Waste Management Division. The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used to fill the current vacancy and any future vacancies for open, fixed-term, full-time or part-time positions that may occur in this assignment while the list remains active. Eligible lists remain active for a minimum of six (6) months.
THE POSITION: The Waste Management Division within the Department of Public Works provides a variety of waste related and resource management services to departments, other government agencies, the Marin County Hazardous and Solid Waste Management Joint Powers Authority, and the general public. The position performs difficult, technical and complex waste management tasks including maintenance of waste and resource tracking database, preparation of AB939 Quarterly and Annual Reports, maintenance of planning documents related to the Integrated Waste Management Plan, Zero Waste planning and strategy implementation, and preparation of grant proposals and execution of those programs. In addition, the position assists in development of an annual budget, organization and moderation of public meetings, tracking State legislation, and development of professional services contracts. The position also provides key support and backup to the Public Works Program Manager as needed. The general duties and minimum requirements of this position are described in the attached class specification. If you are interested in more specific information of the particular assignment and its duties and responsibilities, please contact Steve Devine, Public Works Program Manager, at extension 2711.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE: The ideal candidate demonstrates competency in the area of waste management planning, displays attention to detail and accuracy of work, and successfully works independently and as part of a team. The person maintains successful, collaborative working relationships and provides excellent customer service. The person has project management and time management skills to ensure the successful delivery of projects on schedule. In addition, the ideal candidate has excellent judgment, can successfully resolve complex issues, handle politically sensitive issues and projects, and maintain successful working relationships with governmental boards, commissions, agencies, city/town staff, and members of the general public.
TENTATIVE EXAM SCHEDULE: Depending on the number of qualified applications received, the examination process may consist of a highly qualified review, supplemental application screening, online assessment, skill testing, written examination, practical performance, oral examination or any combination to determine which candidate’s names may be placed on the eligible list.
TENTATIVE ORAL INTERVIEWS: MARCH 2016 ONLINE APPLICATIONS: You may apply online at www.marincounty.org/Jobs
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Any combination of education and experience that would provide the
knowledge and skills listed. Typically, equivalent to graduation from college with a major in planning, geography, architecture, landscape architecture, biological sciences or closely related field and three years of professional land use related planning experience.
Note: Additional graduate level courses in planning environmental quality planning or closely related field may substitute for up to one year of the experience requirement at the rate of three semester units for one month of experience.
HOW TO APPLY
Obtain the necessary application materials for the desired position from the Marin County Human Resources Department at the address below. You may apply online, or application materials may be picked up in person or requested by phone.
If you have questions regarding Equal Employment, please contact the Equal Employment Director, Roger Crawford, at (415) 473-2095. For questions regarding the position announcement or examination, contact the Marin County Human Resources Department. For a complete listing of all current opportunities, visit the County’s recruitment website, or call the Marin County 24-Hour Job Line. The Job Line is updated every Friday afternoon.
MARIN COUNTY HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
3501 CIVIC CENTER DRIVE ROOM 415 SAN RAFAEL, CA 94903-4189
OFFICE PHONE (415) 473-610424-HOUR JOB LISTING (415) 473-7800
FAX (415) 473-3669TTY (415) 473-5780
COUNTY OF MARIN IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
VIEW CURRENT LIST OF RECRUITMENTS AND APPLY ONLINE AT: http://www.marincounty.org/Jobs
The County of Marin has established career ladders which illustrate a progressive career path for employees. For more information go to: http://mine/mine/HR/main/docs/Career_Ladders_Cover_Memo.pdf
Complete the application documents in full and submit your materials, including the DD-214 if applicable, no later than the final filing deadline date and time on the Job Announcement flyer. Be sure to indicate dates of employment, hours worked, and thoroughly describe your duties. Resumes are not acceptable as a substitute for any part of the standard or supplemental application form. Initial evaluation of your qualifications will be based solely on the application documents received by the County. Possession of the stated minimum qualifications does not guarantee advancement in the selection process. Application materials must be received no later than the recruitment closing date and time posted on the job announcement. Original documents mailed must be postmarked no later than the final deadline date. Faxed application documents will not be accepted.
Make copies of any information you wish to keep; copies of submitted materials will not be returned. The Human Resources Department will not provide copies of submitted application materials to candidates. Submit your completed application materials to the Human Resources Department by 4:00 p.m. of the application closing date. If the recruitment is open and continuous, submit completed application materials as soon as possible. The filing period for an open and continuous recruitment may be closed at any time.
All completed application documents will be reviewed. Based on the information provided in these documents, the most qualified applicants will be invited for further examination. Depending upon the number of applications received, the examination may consist of an application screening, online assessment, written test, practical exam, oral interview or any combination of these.
In compliance with the Immigration Reform Act of 1986, individuals offered employment by Marin County will be required to show the specified documentation as proof of authorization to work in the United States within three days of employment.
Applicants may appeal a step in the examination or selection process by submitting a written appeal to the Human Resources Director within fourteen calendar days after the notice of results of a testing step has been mailed. The written statement must include the specific grounds and reasons upon which the complaint is based.
Marin County is located north of San Francisco, just across the Golden Gate Bridge. Its Mediterranean climate makes it one of the most enjoyable regions in the country in which to live or work. Comprising a land area of 521 square miles, Marin has a wide variety of residential communities, modern shopping, and strong high tech and service industries. Marin’s beauty includes the picturesque waterfront and hillside homes of Sausalito and Tiburon, quaint main streets in Larkspur and San Anselmo, impressive lagoon and view homes in Belvedere, and ranches and horse trails in West Marin and Novato.
Schools and universities in the Bay Area are excellent. Cultural events are outstanding and easily accessible. A dozen theater groups, symphonies, chorales, ballets, concerts, numerous galleries, shows and exhibits contribute to the rich cultural environment in the area. Sporting activities include power and sail boating in the ocean and bays, lagoons, and sheltered harbors with easy access to over 1,000 miles of inland waterways. Fishing is year-round for the avid angler. Surfing, water-skiing, kayaking, swimming, camping, sunning, and beachcombing are also popular activities. Marin County has hundreds of miles of woodland trails, forested mountains, and extensive coastline.
The provisions of this job announcement do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice. Questions regarding this announcement may be directed to the Human Resources Department.
Reasonable accommodation for people with disabilities may be requested by calling (415) 473-6104 (voice) or
(415) 473-5780 (TTY) at least 72 hours in advance. Copies of documents are available in accessible formats upon request.