Assistant Planner/Assistant Environmental Planner

The Altum Group

Palm Desert, CA

Experience Level: Mid-Level

AICP Certification: AICP Preferred

Salary: $22 - $42 Hour

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The Altum Group is seeking an Assistant Planner/Assistant Environmental Planner to provide staff support to Project Managers. Educational training with some experience desired in one or more of the following areas: physical planning, policy planning, urban design and/or environmental planning.

Duties will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Under direct supervision, collects, tabulates, and analyzes information for use in planning/environmental reports
  • Under supervision, prepares text and graphics for inclusion in planning and environmental reports
  • Prepares simple site plans and planning graphics under supervision
  • Manipulates existing information to prepare composite exhibits
  • Prepares presentation-type exhibits using proposed information from other consultants’ or markups from designers
  • Prepares and colors by hand or with software illustrative drawings under supervision
  • Conducts review of existing land use conditions, photographic reconnaissance and onsite field surveys
  • Performs other general planning and office duties as requested
  • Evaluates and modifies information received from other consultants
    (i.e., architects, traffic consultants) to be used for design purposes or for inclusion in related documentation (i.e., general plans, specific plans and environmental documents)
  • Operates plotter, copier and binding machines when needed
  • Performs other miscellaneous duties as required

Education: BA/BS Degree in Urban Planning, Environmental Sciences, or related field preferred

Professional Background:

  • Familiarity with CEQA/NEPA requirements
  • Computer literacy with word processing, data base, spreadsheets
  • Computer skills in graphic software preferred
  • Technical writing skills; capable of writing reports and letters

Posted October 7, 2021, 10:04 AM PDT


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