Assistant Planner

Job Information

Job Category

Land Use

Company Name

City of Indio

Position Level


Job Description

Come Join Our Team! If you are in the early stages of your career as a professional planner, then this could be the position for you. The City of Indio’s Community Development Department has an open Assistant Planner position. The City is in the midst of an exciting transformation and you will be part of the team at the forefront of this transformation. The Assistant Planner will join a highly collaborative team of planners that are passionate about their work and serving the community. In this position, you will gain practical experience in planning at the local government level. The primary responsibilities will be in supporting current development review and providing customer service at the Permit & Planning Center with opportunities to support the team with long-range planning efforts and performing GIS tasks such as preparing maps and conducting spatial analysis. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 1 year of planning experience and be effective at working in both team settings and independently and will have excellent communication and customer service skills. The candidate will also have an understanding and some experience of how to interpret and administer policies and development codes and have experience using GIS to prepare maps and analyze data. For more information and to apply, please go to We look forward to having you join Team Indio!

US Citizenship Required?


Will security clearance be required?


Job Start Date


Position Type

Permanent Full-Time



Primary Language Required


Job Location

Location Address

100 Civic Center Mall
Indio, California

Contact Information

Hiring Contact Name

Kendra Reif


[email protected]

Phone Number

(760) 391-4086