Planning Intern / Planning Technician

Art Rodriguez Associates

Arcadia, CA

Experience Level: Internship

Salary: $14 - $18 /Hr. Depending on Experience

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JOB TYPE: Temporary with potential for Permanent (15 - 20 hours min)


LOCATION: Arcadia, CA (no remote work)


Small consulting firm seeks Planning Intern or Planning Technician to assist with site research, information analysis, plan review/revision and preparation of documents required to file land use entitlement applications and other related permits with city & county planning offices throughout Southern California. Immediate positions available.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Planning, Public Administration, Public Policy or similar field
  • Self-motivated team player with strong work ethic in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to read and interpret state regulations and county/municipal codes
  • Excellent communication, research and writing skills
  • Demonstrate strong and effective organizational and time management skills
  • Proficient in MS Office, working knowledge of CAD or Adobe Suite is desirable
  • Must have reliable transportation for site visits or trips to planning offices
  • Experience working with City of Los Angeles a plus


  • Conducts site research, prepares due diligence reports and findings reports
  • Coordinates with Clients to prepare land use entitlement applications
  • Works closely with community stakeholders, including City Council and neighborhood groups and presents at public hearings to garner project support
  • Performs general office duties; answers phones, prepares files or mailings
  • Updates social media platforms and performs other duties as assigned

Email resume, cover letter and two writing samples to Maria Impala at [email protected].


Posted September 1, 2021, 4:36 PM PDT

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