Associate Planner

Metropolitan Planning Group
Bay Area, CA
United States
AICP Certification: 

M-Group is looking to hire well-qualified planners to serve clients in the South Bay, East Bay and North Bay.

Candidates must have CEQA experience and experience working for a California municipal government, including policy planning, current planning, public counter and development review experience. The positions will be based in one of M-Group’s offices in Campbell, Hayward or Santa Rosa.

Job Criteria:

  • Positions are available for full time (40 hours/week).
  • Responsibilities may include:
  • Consulting planning work at various City planning departments, including; review of development approval projects, plan-checks, permit processing, counter work, report-writing, public presentations.
  • Long-range planning work, policy planning, and business development efforts.
  • Attendance at evening meetings as needed (Planning Commission/City Council).

Applicants must have/demonstrate:

  • An undergraduate degree in Urban Planning or related field
  • Associate level requires a minimum of 3 years prior experience working for a local government planning department, preferably with a California City jurisdiction.
  • A Master’s degree may substitute for one of the required years of experience.
  • Solid CEQA knowledge and experience.
  • The ability to work independently and contribute as a team player.
  • Strong writing, presentation, and public speaking skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Attention to detail and ability to work under tight timelines.
  • Graphic design skills including Adobe Illustrator and InDesign are highly desirable
  • AICP certification highly desirable.
Published on:
January 9, 2019 - 10:03am
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