Excellent Entry Level Career OpportunityPlanning & Development Services isSeeking Qualified Candidates For The Position Of:LAND USE AIDE PER COUNTY RULES, THIS POSITION IS ELIGIBLE FOR APPOINTMENT AT STEP 1, $34,153.60 ANNUALLY. COUNTY EMPLOYEES ARE SUBJECT TO THE COUNTY PROMOTION RULE FOR STEP PLACEMENT IN ACCORDANCE WITH COMP ORD 1.3.5.The Position
Land Use Aidesare responsible for performing para-professional and technical work in providing information to members of the public, representatives of outside agencies, and County of San Diego employees in regard to laws, codes, ordinances,and requirements that apply to the construction and use of structures or land use. Land Use Aides also process applications for routine construction and structure or land use matters.
For additional information on this job classification, please click Land Use Aide. For additional information on the County of San Diego - Planning & Development Services, please click PDS.Minimum Qualifications
At least one (1) year of full time paid clerical and/or public contact experience in an agency or organization that specializes in the areas of land use, engineering, surveying, environmental studies, development, construction, plans checking, or a closely related field.
The successful completion of one (1)year or at least 25 units of coursework offered by an accredited U.S. college or university, or a certified foreign studies equivalency in urban planning, geography, building inspection, construction technology, environmental studies, engineering, mathematics, or a closely related field.NOTE: If applicants are attempting to qualify using the college coursework requirement listed above, then they must attach a copy of their diploma, official or unofficial complete transcripts, or letter of completion originated by the college or university during Step 1 of the on-line application process. Evaluation Process
Qualified applicants will be placed on anine (9) month
employment list based on (1) meeting the minimum qualifications for this recruitment; (2) successfully passing a written examination designated as Pass/Fail; and (3) obtaining scores received during the evaluation of information contained in their employment andsupplemental applications weighted 100%.IMPORTANT NOTES:
Please ensure all information is complete and accurate as the responses you provide on the supplemental application form will be reviewed using an automated evaluation system. If you are successful in thewritten exam,your application will be reviewed individually to confirm that the information you provided is accurate and qualifying.The written examination is scheduledon the weekend ofMarch 11, 2017.
Applicants will receive an e-mail invitation notification stating the exact time and location of the written examination. This notice will be sent at least ten (10) calendar days prior to the date of the exam.
Invitations to take the written examination will be determined by the responses you provide on the supplemental application questionnaire form using an automated evaluation system. If you are successful in the initial screening process and pass the exam, your application will be reviewed individually to confirm that the information you provided is accurate and qualifying.The written examination will consist of multiple-choice questions designed to measure the following areas:
- Written communication skills (business English usage)
- Customer service and interpersonal relations
- Basic mathematics and geometry
- Judgment and decision making
- Reading comprehension and following written instructions
Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable an individual with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions of a job, on a case-by-case basis.
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