Senior Planner

Senior Planner
145 Fulweiler Ave Ste 200
(530) 889-4060

Planner – Senior

$44.91 – $56.09/hour; $93,412.80 – $116,667.20/year + $1,000/mo Tahoe Assignment Premium


Placer County is currently accepting applications for Senior Planner in the Auburn and Tahoe areas. There are currently four permanent/full-time vacancy in Community Resource Development Agency. There are one vacancies in each of the following divisions: Tahoe Administration and Planning Services, Environmental Coordination, County Conservation, and Current Planning Services.

As a Senior Planner you will perform a variety of highly responsible complex professional planning duties in the field of current and advance planning; assume a lead role over less experienced professional and technical staff; provide information and assistance to developers and the public on complex planning matters.

Alongside a competitive salary, we offer an array of benefits designed to support your wellbeing and professional growth. From comprehensive health coverage to ongoing training opportunities, we’re invested in your success every step of the way. For a detailed listing of benefits, please follow this link.

Salary plus up to an additional $1,000 per month Tahoe Branch Assignment Premium for employees who are permanently assigned to a position located in the North Lake Tahoe Area.

Minimum Qualifications: 
Experience: Three years of increasingly responsible planning experience performing duties similar to those of an Associate Planner.
Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in urban, regional or environmental planning, or a closely related field.

How to Apply: 
Placer County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program.

To apply to this exciting career opportunity please visit our employment opportunities page at

All applications must be received by the final filing deadline as listed on our webpage.

Why Placer:
Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County’s jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play, and learn! For more information about Placer County, please visit


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