Senior Planner – Long Range Specialist

Douglas County

Roseburg, OR United States

Position performs advanced level professional planning work as well as supervisory and management duties in the Long Range section of the planning department.

Assist the Planning Director in management, direction and organization of staff work in long-range and comprehensive planning; Advise Director on statewide planning issues.

Serve as department Comprehensive Plan and Long-Range specialist; Develop and execute work plan; Identify and prioritize Plan maintenance projects; Develop and interpret policy;

Coordinate amendments to the Plan, as necessary to ensure consistency with legislation, Oregon Revised Statute, Oregon Administrative Rule and case law; Research and prepare comprehensive plan proposals.

Coordinate with federal, state and local governments, semipublic and private agencies;

Review and provide comment on city, special district and other agency actions; Administer and maintain Urban Growth Management and Urban Service Area agreements.

Research, analyze and interpret social, economic and land use data and trends; Prepare written reports on long-range planning matters; Administer grants, including preparation of grant proposals, management and close out.

Research and interpret land use regulations; explains regulations and assists the public and other departments as necessary; determines plan compliance and approves permits.

Represent the Department to the community at public hearings and other public meetings, including before the Planning Commission and Board of County Commissioners.

Duties may include coordination of citizen involvement, historic resources, or coastal planning programs.

Preferred candidate will possess Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) accreditation or ability to achieve and maintain CFM accreditation.

Recruitment open until position is filled.

Experience Level
Mid II (4-8 years)
AICP Level
Comprehensive or Long-Range Planning
Salary Range
$57,865.60-$82,659.20 annually