Coastal Zone Administrator

Oceanside, California
$96,684.00 - $129,564.00 Annually
Dec 30, 2021
Jan 29, 2022
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Coastal Zone Administrator


Oceanside, CA United States

The City of Oceanside is accepting applications to establish an eligibility list for the position of Coastal Zone Administrator. There is currently one vacancy in the City Manager’s Office.

The Coastal Zone Administrator identifies and coordinates the implementation of new and existing strategies for managing at risk coastal resources. Develops and implements coastal management plans and policies, including strategies for managing anticipated sea level rise. Provides guidance and serves as a resource to residents, staff and the public about coastal issues, processes, and projects. Manages the City's sand replenishment program and actions related to the maintenance of coastal revetment. Assists with implementing the City's Climate Action Plan and Local Coastal Program as they relate to coastal planning issues. Coordinates with regulatory boards, commissions and agencies such as SANDAG, the Coastal Commission, State Parks, State Coastal Conservancy and Army Corp of Engineers. Coordinates, compiles, conducts and submits reports to necessary agencies and City officials. Seeks out and applies for grants pertaining to coastal and marine issues. Reviews requests from City departments, commissions, or agencies for information, guidance, or recommendations regarding coastal impacts. Provides information and technical assistance on coastal and marine-related environmental matters. Researches coastline conditions and conducts on-site evaluations, field inspections and reports findings and prepares reports as needed. Builds effective working relationships with landowners, neighborhood associations, Federal and State agencies. Assures compliance with rules and regulations applicable to beach and coastal areas. Acts as liaison with other departments, boards, and the general public and provides technical assistance to commissions and officials on coastal issues. Prepares requests for proposals and participates in consultant selection activities. Recommends changes to regulations relative to coastal issues. Keeps current by attending training sessions/workshops as appropriate. Prepares reports, correspondence, presentations, and other written material for City officials. Assists in preparation of operating budget and other annual reports. Proposes, writes, and/or arranges contracts, agreements, grants and  CIP projects. Makes presentations at City Council, regulatory agency and/or community meetings. Administers assigned programs, agreements, and/or projects. Performs related duties and responsibilities as required.

Qualified applicants must possess five years of increasingly responsible professional experience in coastal resource or environmental management, grant administration, urban planning or related field and a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in civil engineering, urban planning, environmental science, natural resources or a related field.

Application Deadline: 1/28/22 at 4:00 PM

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