The City of San Bruno invites your application for
PLANNING AND HOUSING MANAGER
5pm on Friday, March 15, 2019
The City of San Bruno is seeking an energetic and forward thinking leader to serve as the City’s Planning and Housing Manager. As the City continues to grow in population and develop within the burgeoning San Francisco Bay Area, now is an exciting time to join the San Bruno Community Development Department. The Planning and Housing Manager performs a variety of routine and complex administrative, technical, managerial, supervisory, and professional work related to housing and current and long-range planning in the City.
Key current projects and work items that the Manager will be responsible for include:
Implementing the City’s Transit Corridors Plan
Adopting a Downtown Streetscape Plan
Comprehensive update of the City’s Zoning Code
Bayhill Specific Plan and YouTube Campus approvals
Implementing the City’s Affordable Housing Program and managing the City’s Affordable Housing Impact Fee Fund
Supporting a robust Economic Development Program
Some examples of the essential duties and responsibilities (illustrative only) include:
Monitoring and coordinating the preparation of the agendas, reports, and meeting minutes for the Planning Commission and Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee. The Manager is the key staff member to the Commission and Committee
Administering the City’s housing programs, including those related to affordable housing, and affordable housing impact fee fund, and develops and implements programs related to the fund
Managing the Oversight Board for the Successor Agency to the San Bruno Redevelopment Agency and the Housing Successor
This position reports directly to the Community and Economic Development Director and will directly supervise the City’s Senior Planner, and may supervise other staff as assigned in the Planning Division.
The Planning Division includes five City and contract employees: the Planning and Housing Manager, a Senior Planner, and three Associate Planners. The Division prepares and maintains key long-range planning policy and code documents. Current planning activities include the processing of private and public development projects, including planning applications and environmental clearance pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act. Planning staff also conducts plan check reviews for building permits and inspects development projects for compliance with the permit plans and conditions of approval.
The ideal candidate shall possess strong, hands-on technical skills in housing and planning as well as proven management and leadership skills. Prior experience with housing program administration, complex environmental impact and traffic analysis, and advanced planning is desirable given the current work programs of the Division. An individual who is skilled in managing people and processes, identifying improvement opportunities within operations, and delivering well-researched options and solutions is preferred. The selected candidate should embody and promote a "can do" attitude using common sense along with technical/professional knowledge. Customer service and commitment to high professional standards is important. The Planning and Housing Manager serves as a coach and mentor to staff and will cultivate an environment that balances the need for quality planning with customer service to the development and business community.
Graduation from an accredited university with a bachelor’s degree in urban planning, business or public administration, urban studies, architecture, or a closely related field
Six (6) years progressively responsible professional experience in housing and municipal planning
Possession of a valid California driver’s license
CalPERS retirement formula of 2.7%@55 for classic members and 2%@62 for PEPRA members
Employer-subsidized medical/dental/vision/prescription plan with employee contribution
80 hours management leave annually with an annual option to cash out
10-23 vacation days annually based on years of service
12 sick days annually
14.5 holidays annually
$500 personal and professional reimbursement annually
Deferred compensation matching at 0.5% of biweekly salary
Home loan program
City-paid life insurance and long-term disability insurance
Interested candidates are invited to submit applications online at www.calopps.org by 5pm on Friday, March 15, 2019. After an initial screening of applications, those candidates that best meet the City’s needs will be invited to participate further in the recruitment process.
Applications must be received by
5:00pm Friday, March 15, 2019
Questions regarding the application process can be directed to San Bruno Human Resources
The City of San Bruno is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and as such does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, sex, gender, religion, ancestry, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other status protected by law, in its employment actions, decisions, policies and practices. If you require special accommodations, please contact us to discuss your needs.