Senior Planner

City of Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

Senior Planner

City of Rancho Palos Verdes, CA


For those looking for a supportive environment to accomplish some exciting projects, this is the position you’ve been seeking.  The City of Rancho Palos Verdes (pop. 42,000), situated atop the hills and bluffs of the Palos Verdes Peninsula in Los Angeles County, is a contract city that has maintained its low-tax, low density, semi-rural environment with expansive views of the Pacific Ocean and Los Angeles basin.  Residents enjoy 7.5 miles of Pacific coastline, the 1,400-acre Palos Verdes Nature Preserve, and hundreds more acres of open space.  The Senior Planner will have an integral role in the zoning and planning within the Community Development Department.  The Senior Planner’s essential functions will include the interpretation of planning, zoning, and other codes and regulations that vary with a wide variety of complex assignments, and just as important, interacting and working effectively with private developers, regional agencies and the public in an effort to enhance and further develop these relationships.  A Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning, Public Administration or a closely related field and four years of professional planning experience is required. Certification by the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) is preferred, but not required.  Salary range up to $86,181 - $111,933 with excellent benefits.


Please send your cover letter and resume electronically to:


Peckham & McKenney


Call Phil McKenney at (866) 912-1919 for more information.  Detailed brochure is available at


Filing deadline is October 9, 2017.



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