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Current Planning Manager

City of Culver City

Culver City, CA United States


Current Planning Manager:

Develops objectives relating to planning and land development goals. Directs the day-to-day operations of the Current Planning Division to attain the established goals and policies. Selects, trains, motivates, evaluates, and manages personnel to accomplish the functions of the Current Planning Division. Works with employees to correct deficiencies and implements appropriate discipline procedures. Keeps abreast of city planning principles within the planning field and adopts those which will contribute to the improved performance of the Current Planning Division. Advises and consults with the Community Development Director on all significant issues. Contributes to the coordination of overall City efforts as well as within the Current Planning Division by cooperating with other managers and supervisors throughout the City to supply and exchange information. Assures the factual and complete preparation of staff reports on development applications. Presents the staff reports in a clear, concise manner to the Planning Commission and/or City Council. Maintains a current and thorough working knowledge of City codes, ordinances, and policies relating to planning, land use development and zoning, and is able to correctly interpret and apply them. Responds to public requests for information in a professional manner. Establishes rapport with the public and is able to communicate and provide needed service in a timely and courteous fashion. Assures the systematic implementation of the General Plan for the City. Evaluates actions taken to implement the objectives and policies of the General Plan. Assures a continuing process of adjusting the General Plan in light of the results of such evaluation. Develops and administers land use regulations to assure the efficient and orderly evolution of land use within the City consistent with the General Plan. Provides timely and effective planning staff support to the Planning Commission and City Council. Develops and monitors data collection systems designed to identify problems and trends in the City in a prompt and accurate fashion. Prepares the annual budget for the Division ensuring the budget adequately documents the amount and level of services to be provided. Exercises control over the authorized budget to keep expenditures within the limits set. May coordinate and complete special projects as assigned by the Director.


Current Planning Manager: $63.72 - $77.78 Hourly


Any combination equivalent to training and experience that could likely provide the knowledge, skill and ability would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skill and ability would be:
Current Planning Manager: any combination equivalent to training and experience that could likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills and abilities would be: a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in urban planning or related field and five years of progressively responsible professional level experience in urban planning or development, including two years of supervisory experience. A Master's Degree is desirable. License and Certificate: Possession of a valid California Class C driver's license.


These are full-time positions; hours will vary depending on department needs.

To apply, please complete an online Culver City application at www.culvercity.org/jobs by 5:00 p.m. Monday, November 1, 2021.

Experience Level
Entry (0-1 year)
AICP Level
Land Use and Development Regulation and Zoning
Salary Range
$132,534.48 - $161,772.83 Annually

Contact Information

Josseline Ponce
9770 Culver Blvd
Culver City, CA
United States