City of Carlsbad is seeking a Parks Planning Manager. Under the direction of the Parks Services Manager, the Parks Planning Manager will supervise, plan, and administer the planning, design and development of open space and parks for recreational uses, including coordination of the Capital Improvement Program projects. The ideal candidate will be a great collaborator and team leader. He/she will use skillsets in contracts and technical expertise in parks management to guide the team in projects at all stages of the process. The successful incumbent will have experience taking a multi-million dollar project from start to finish, including public outreach, initial design reviews, environmental permitting, construction documents, etc. Experience in parks planning in a coastal zone with knowledge of California Coastal Commission requirements, drought tolerant planting/water-wise control practices, and national stormwater pollution prevention regulations will be an asset in this role.