Assistant, Associate and Senior Planners

Job Information

Job Category

Land Use

Company Name

Civic Solutions, Inc.

Position Level


Job Description

Civic Solutions, Inc. is an established, well-known and respected firm that is dedicated to city planning and community development consulting throughout Southern California. With the collective goal of contributing to the improvement of natural and built environments, we embrace collaboration, creativity, and innovation in every aspect of our work. We value and reward our employees with competitive compensation and benefits, including monthly bonus opportunities, and our management team is dedicated to the professional development and career advancement of our staff so that each can reach their full potential. We work both within city halls as well as from our corporate and home offices in the provision of a wide variety of planning projects and services. We are headquartered in San Juan Capistrano with additional office space in Ontario. Job Summary: Civic Solutions, Inc. has immediate openings for full-time professional urban planners at assistant, associate and senior levels. The ideal candidate is a self-starter who enjoys working with a team, can work independently under general direction, has at least six months of professional planning experience in California, and possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills. Positions available in San Diego, Riverside, Los Angeles and Orange County Cities. Examples of Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide planning and zoning information to the public at public counters, and via email.
  • Manage zoning entitlement applications.
  • Prepare project review letters, notices, staff reports, and make public presentations.
  • Analyze and prepare materials in support of zoning updates, general plan amendments, specific plans, community plans, and housing elements.
  • Work efficiently on multiple projects under the supervision of a project manager, and prioritize multiple tasks to meet deadlines.
  • Interpret and apply applicable government codes, ordinances and regulations.

Required Skills / Experience / Education

Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning or City Planning or a closely related field At least six months of professional planning experience in municipal planning and/or consulting Microsoft Office Preferred Qualifications: • Two or more years municipal planning experience in current or advance planning, or both • Master’s degree in Urban and Regional/City Planning or closely related field • Adobe, InDesign, GIS • AICP

US Citizenship Required?


Will security clearance be required?


Salary Range

$70,000 to $116,000 depending on qualifications

Other Benefits

Paid Vacation – 10 days Paid Sick Leave – 80 hours Paid Holidays – 11 days Medical, Dental and Vision Group Insurance Life Insurance and Long Term Disability 401-k Deferred Compensation Retirement Plan

Job Start Date


Position Type

Permanent Full-Time



Primary Language Required



Urban Planning

Job Location

Location Address

27362 Calle Arroyo
San Juan Capistrano, California

Contact Information

Hiring Contact Name

Carmen Sandoval, Manager of Administrative Services


[email protected]

Phone Number

(949) 489-1442