Umatilla County
  • 31-Mar-2023 to Until Filled (PST)
  • Pendleton, OR, USA
  • 5062 per month
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Excellent Benefits, including PERS, health, dental, and life insurance

Planner II

SALARY: $5,062.00/ Month - Plus Excellent Benefits

CLOSING: Open Until Filled- First Review April 12, 2023 (weekly thereafter)

DEPARTMENT: Land Use Planning

WORK LOCATION: This is NOT a remote position and work will be fully onsite.


Prepares and administers land use ordinances, comprehensive plans, and related land use

planning projects/programs which guide land use and development within Umatilla County.

Assists in preparing and maintaining digital maps and data for use in a Geographic Information System (GIS) by the Community Development Department.


Desirable Knowledge, Abilities and Skills

Land Use Planning

  • Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of land use planning in Oregon;
  • Working knowledge of zoning and subdivision ordinances and ability to apply them to specific development proposals
  • Working knowledge of governmental and legal procedures and terminology regarding land use planning
  • Ability to develop and supervise a project work program, perform research, compile technical data, plans and specifications
  • Ability to write technical planning-related reports
  • Ability to maintain harmonious relations with the public and governmental officers
  • Ability to provide assistance to the general public at the front counter and at meetings.

Experience and Training

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college/university with major course work in community planning, geography, or related field.
  • Work experience in city, county or regional planning and experience using geographic information systems with an emphasis on planning and development; or any satisfactory equivalent combination of education, experience, and training is preferred.
  • Must successfully pass a background check

Preferred Knowledge, Abilities and Skills


  • Basic knowledge of GIS principles, applications and database development
  • Basic knowledge of GIS software including ArcGIS and ability to manage, manipulate,

model and represent data

  • Basic knowledge of the principles, methods and tools used to perform data


  • Basic knowledge of the principles and methods of cartography

Use of Umatilla County application is MANDATORY and must be submitted via our online portal at . Anyone who qualifies for Veterans' Preference in Public Employment provided for in OAR 839-006-0435; please include proper certification (OAR 839-006-0465) with your application. Any applicant with a disability who needs reasonable accommodation in any step of the application or hiring process to assist or to demonstrate qualifications or to perform the essential functions of the job for which the applicant is applying should inform the Human Resources Department.

Umatilla County provides employment opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants, without unlawful regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran's status or any other status protected by applicable Federal, Oregon, or Local Law.


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