City of Ventura
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Job Description
Ventura is just 30 miles south of Santa Barbara and 60 miles northwest of Los Angeles. A spectacular shoreline, a beautiful historic Downtown, and a variety of arts, culture, and entertainment options make Ventura a popular destination.  Reporting to the Community Development Director or Assistant Director and supported by a team of nine (9) planners, Ventura’s Planning Manager will have the opportunity to play a vital role in large development projects and department initiatives.

This working manager will join a talented team to provide the City’s current and long-range planning needs. The ideal candidate will be a collaborative urban planning professional who embraces innovative planning strategies, including form-based codes, and thrives in a fast-paced environment.

Competitive candidates will offer a combination of education, training and/or experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field and five years of professional planning experience with at least two years of administrative/supervisory responsibility for a major planning function.  Master’s degree preferred.
Salary is $124,790 - $167,219 (potential additional COLA in  FY 23-24) supplemented by attractive benefits. Placement within range DOQE. Visit www.tbcrecruiting.com for latest info and to apply online. Closes: Sunday, June 25, 2023. 

Tina White ·  619.948.1786