Job Details

City of Brentwood
  • Position Number: 5309426
  • Location: Brentwood, CA
  • Position Type: Computer and Information Technology

Community Development Technician (Planning)

$84,410.64 - $102,601.56 Annually

City of Brentwood, CA

Job Type

Job Number

Community Development

Opening Date

Closing Date
7/2/2024 10:00 AM Pacific

Position Information

The Community Development Technician will be working with the Community Development Department's Planning Division, under the supervision of the Planning Manager. The Planning Division currently includes two Senior Planners, two Associate Planners, and an Administrative Secretary. The Community Development Technician will be spending a majority of the time assisting the public at the City's Permit Center through in-person visits, as well as responding to telephone calls and e-mails. Additional time will be spent reviewing plans for building permits to ensure zoning compliance, conducting research, and working with staff from other City departments. The ideal candidate will have some background in the field of planning and will have a knack for providing excellent customer service.

For more information, please see the job description here.


Education and Experience Guidelines
- Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

  • Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by specialized or college level course work in a professional and/or technical discipline.

  • Three years of responsible programmatic, technical, and administrative support experience specific to area of assignment.

    License or Certificate:
  • Possession of an appropriate driver's license may be required.

    Application Process

    Applicants must submit the following:

    1. City of Brentwood Employment Application

    Postmarks, faxes and incomplete applications will not be accepted. Your application must be filled out completely online. Resumes may also be submitted but it is not a substitute for a completed application.

    The examination process will consist of:
    1. Review of applications for minimum qualifications for the position and to ensure all materials have been submitted.
    2. Written Exam - Applicants possessing these requirements will be invited to take the written test.

    All applicants that pass the examination process will be placed on the eligible list which is good for at least 6 months and may be extended up to an additional 18 months. This eligible list will be used by the City of Brentwood to fill all current and future openings in this classification as long as the list is active.

    DISCLAIMER: The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute a contract, expressed or implied, and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. Tests may consist of any combination of written, oral or other exercises or assessment procedures that test content. Components may include, but are not necessarily limited to, typing, math, reading, writing and analytical skills; problem solving ability; computer and software proficiency, or any other job-related knowledge, skill, ability or qualification. The City may, without notice, change or eliminate any particular assessment component or combination of components as needs dictate.

    All correspondence regarding application status, test and/or interview dates, etc. will be sent by email and will be available on your GovernmentJobs account. Please check your email folders, including your junk/spam folders and accept emails from the domain,, or It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure a correct email address is provided and that all correspondence is received.

    The City of Brentwood is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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