Permit Sonoma Natural Resources Manager

Management
Full-time
County of Sonoma - PRMD
12/12/2017
rosie.rocha@sonoma-county.org
707-565-2331
707-565-3770

Permit Sonoma seeks an experienced environmental professional to lead our Natural Resources Section.

Starting Salary Up To $10,032/Mo.* ($120,386/Yr.) & Comprehensive Benefits!

Reporting to the Deputy Director of Planning, and overseeing a team of 6 professional staff, the Natural Resources Manager plans, organizes, directs, and coordinates the work of the Section. In order to effectively manage section operations, the ideal candidate will be an effective leader who possess:

  • Extensive knowledge of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and other local, state, and federal land use guidelines
  • A thorough understanding of resource management issues related to agriculture, aggregate, timber, and water resources
  • Demonstrated experience developing creative and alternate solutions to address management and controversial project challenges
  • The proven ability to exercise considerable discretion and independent judgment in the prioritization and coordination of mandates, goals, and objectives
  • Strong personnel management experience, with the ability to connect with staff and be a proponent of staff development
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to effectively lead teams and collaborate with the public, governing bodies, and other agencies
  • Possession of an American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification is desirable

What Makes Sonoma County a Great Choice
In addition to generous starting pay, expansive opportunities for growth and development, being part of a challenging and rewarding work environment that offers continuous training and education, and the satisfaction of knowing that you are working to better the communities of our region, you can look forward to some excellent benefits*, including:

  • A cash allowance of approximately $600 per month
  • An annual Staff Development/Wellness Benefit allowance up to $1,500
  • Competitive vacation accruals, 11 holidays per year, and accommodating sick leave accruals
  • Significant County paid premium contribution to several health plan options
  • County contribution to a Health Reimbursement Arrangement to help fund post-retirement employee health insurance/benefits
  • Retirement is fully integrated with Social Security. With the recent pension reform, new employees as defined and eligible will receive a 2.5% at 67 formula, or for those individuals who meet certain criteria, including establishing reciprocity eligibility pursuant to PEPRA, will receive 3% at 60

*Salary is negotiable commensurate with experience, salary history, and requirements. Benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice.

For more information, minimum qualifications, & to apply, please visit: www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org. EOE Apply by 12/12/17!