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City of Campbell, South Bay


For more info contact:
[email protected]
(408) 866-2122
Close Date: Continuous
Salary: $30.00 Hourly


6 month assignment (with possible extension) 

24 hours week

$30.00 per hour

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

This position will perform a variety of professional planning duties including public counter assistance and processing minor current planning projects with opportunities to participate in advanced planning activities. 

Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Receives and processes minor planning applications; staffs the public counter; performs field investigations; prepares administrative staff reports; conducts research and prepares recommendations on planning issues; provides information on planning and zoning issues to applicants, the general public and other city departments; assists with research associated with advanced planning projects; establishes and maintains appropriate files, and prepares correspondence as required; builds and maintains  positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees, outside agencies, consultants and the public using principles of good customer service; and performs other duties as required.

This position requires graduation from college with a degree in city planning, or a closely related field.  Experience at or above the Assistant Planner level is desirable.

This position requires knowledge of fundamental planning principles, role and function of general plans and zoning ordinances; California planning, subdivision and environmental law and their relationship to day-to-day activities of a planning department; scope and function of a planning department and its relationship to other City departments; research methods and report preparation.

This position requires the ability to write accurate and concise technical reports and memoranda; explain planning and zoning requirements clearly to the public, applicants and other departments; research, analyze and summarize planning issues; Read, understand and interpret a variety of maps, site plans, architectural drawings, specifications, ordinances, and regulations related to work. 

On a continuous basis, sit at desk or in meetings for long periods of time; twist and reach office equipment; stand, walk, bend, climb, or squat while conducting field checks; write and use keyboard to communicate through written means; visually differentiate between colors on land use maps; and lift or carry weight of 10 pounds or less. Use a computer, calculator, telephone, facsimile machine, photocopy machine, and microfilm reader printer. Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action.  Attend evening meetings. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.  

This position requires the possession of a valid California Driver's License.

How to Apply:   City employment applications may be obtained from the City of Campbell Human Resources Division, 70 N. First Street, Campbell, CA 95008; by visiting the City’s website at or on

For questions regarding this position, please call the Human Resources Division at 408-866-2122 or email [email protected].

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