Senior Planner - Palo Alto, California

Senior Planner
Annual salary range: $102,876.80 to $126,256.00

The City offers an attractive benefit package.
Application Deadline: Open until filled.
First review of resumes: Monday, July 29, 2019

Known as the birthplace of the Silicon Valley, the City of Palo Alto is world renown, with nearby Stanford University, a vibrant downtown, and charming, historical neighborhoods with beautiful tree-lined streets. Palo Alto’s residents are highly educated, politically aware and culturally sophisticated, with an abundance of local pride and numerous neighborhood organizations.

The City of Palo Alto is looking for candidates to fill positions in both Current and Long-Range Planning. This is an excellent opportunity to work with a dedicated team of professional planners on a variety of interesting planning projects such as the Stanford Research Park and community planning efforts for mixed use neighborhoods such as the North Ventura Coordinated Plan; tackle the challenging demand for more affordable housing projects; and collaborate with other local agencies on regional housing and other issues.

A Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning, Architecture, Historic Preservation or a directly related field from an accredited college or university along with five years of suitable professional experience in urban planning (or substitute for up to two years’ experience a Master’s degree in planning or a related field). An advanced degree is highly desirable.

To apply, please submit your materials to:

To learn more about the position and the community, please review the recruitment brochure:
City of Palo Alto, CA website:


The City of Palo Alto is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender, age, national origin or disability.

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