POSITION: Director of Planning

EMPLOYER: County of Los Angeles, CA

CLOSING DATE: Open until Filled

COMPENSATION: Annual Salary Range: $172,930 — $261,743.  Benefits: The County of Los Angeles provides an excellent benefits package that allows employees to choose benefits that meet their specific needs. The package includes: Retirement Plan – The successful candidate will participate in a defined benefit plan. Cafeteria Benefit Plan – Benefits may be purchased from the MegaFlex Cafeteria Benefit Plan using a tax-free County contribution of an additional 19% of the employee’s monthly salary. Flexible Spending Accounts – In addition to tax-free medical and dependent care spending accounts, the County contributes $75 per month to the Dependent Care Spending Account.
Savings Plan (401k) – Optional tax-deferred income plan that may include a County matching contribution up to 4% of employee’s salary. Deferred Compensation Plan (457) – Optional tax-deferred income plan that may include a County matching contribution up to 4% of employee’s salary. Holidays – 12 paid days per year.

TO APPLY:  Please go to http://bit.ly/2tzowPV. The brochure will provide you with complete information. For confidential inquiries, please contact: Arsen Beremesh County of Los Angeles Department of Human Resources Executive Recruiting: (213) 974-2454 or e-mail at aberemesh@hr.lacounty.gov.

DESCRIPTION:  The County of Los Angeles is seeking a motivated planning executive to fill a vacancy for the next Director of Planning. The Director has full responsibility as the chief executive of the Department of Regional Planning, including the development and maintenance of the General Plan, area and community plans, administration of County subdivision and zoning ordinances, continued development and maintenance of the GIS, and providing support to the Regional Planning Commission.

Qualifications: This position has a minimum requirement of five years of progressively responsible management experience in a governmental or private planning organization, agency or firm, including at least two years of senior managerial experience in a position requiring a thorough knowledge and understanding of planning theory, principles and practices, and oversight for areas such as: land use planning, transportation policy, zoning administration, or subdivision administration.  A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is required.


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