Associate Planner


The Associate Planner is involved with a wide variety of planning duties ranging from entry-level projects to moderately complex. We have immediate need for assistance with policy and regulatory documents such as general plans and zoning ordinances, designing and developing plans, conducting research for a variety of planning-related topics, evaluating project proposals, and preparing staff reports.


  • Preparation of a variety of planning documents (e.g., environmental documents, general plans, specific plans, and development codes);
  • Assist clients in defining project objectives and goals, and developing plans through analysis of data;
  • Serve as client liaison;
  • May participate in preparation of proposal writing;
  • May manage planning projects; and
  • May focus on one or more specific aspects of the planning field (i.e., CEQA, site design, processing, etc.)


  • Education and/or Experience:
    • Bachelor’s degree in planning or related field and minimum four (4) year’s experience.

    Other Requirements:

    • Possess strong time management and problem-solving skills;
    • Excellent written skills with attention to detail;
    • Solid working knowledge of Word, Excel, and Outlook (Microsoft Suite) programs, as well as ability to find reliable information using the internet;
    • Basic knowledge of graphics programs, such as Adobe Suite or other similar programs;
    • Ability to work in a team environment and independently;
    • Possess strong organizational skills;
    • Demonstrated knowledge of California Planning and Zoning Law and related statutes, planning principles, and/or agency procedure is expected; and
    • Basic knowledge of and experience with California Environmental Quality Act, National Environmental Policy Act, other state and federal environmental laws and regulations is desirable.

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Fresno, CA



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