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Park Planner III - County of Santa Cruz

The County of Santa Cruz is looking for a Park Planner III.

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Application deadline: Friday, April 15, 2022

THE JOB:  Under direction, the Park Planner III will conduct park planning and acquisition studies; prepare projects for California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) compliance; oversee master plan development and construction planning for parks and recreation facilities; prepare grant applications, construction documents, master plans and administer grant programs, design contracts and construction contracts; may serve as a project leader or specialist; evaluate design proposals and construction documents prepared by others; present oral and written communications to governing bodies and/or public gatherings; and perform other work as required.

THE REQUIREMENTS:  Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.

A typical way to obtain these knowledge and abilities would be: 

  • One year of experience that is equivalent to a Park Planner II at Santa Cruz County. 


  • Two years of experience in landscape architecture or closely related professional experience with a Bachelor's Degree in parks planning, architecture, civil engineering, landscape architecture or related field. 

Download this document for more information: 

Park Planner III Job Announcement_County of Santa Cruz.pdf


Apply online at :  or mail/bring an application and supplemental questionnaire to:

Santa Cruz County Personnel Department

701 Ocean Street, Room 510

Santa Cruz, CA 95060

For more information about this posting, please call:  (831) 454-5600

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