Associate Planner

Job Information

Job Category

Land Use

Company Name

City of Roseville

Position Level


Job Description


Grow your career by joining the Development Services Department 
in the role of Associate Planner with the City of Roseville.

The Associate Planner will perform professional planning duties in current and/or long range planning; review plans and explain planning policy and regulations to the public; and will provide technical support to management staff.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES – Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Review development proposals and applications for conformance to City standards and other applicable State and Federal rules and regulations; serve as primary point of contact to developers and property owners in meeting these standards; process appeals to department determinations.
  • Review current and/or long-range planning projects for consistency with City standards and other applicable State and Federal rules and regulations; provide information to applicants and developers for plan modifications to meet compliance requirements; and recommend improvements to project design.
  • Respond to inquiries at the public counter, by phone, mail, or electronic mail; provide professional planning guidance in responding to questions or inquiries; prepare correspondence to applicants, violators and other agencies regarding compliance.
  • Prepare initial studies and environmental documents related to development plans/applications, including conformance to local, State and Federal regulations and laws and City General Plan requirements; prepare written reports with recommendations and make presentations to the City Council, Planning Commission, Design Committee and other bodies, as appropriate.
  • Prepare and provide environmental analysis for projects to ensure compliance with local, State and Federal regulations and laws; prepare environmental impact reports, negative declarations and notice of exemptions, as appropriate.
  • Review, investigate and enforce zoning and sign regulations; prepare correspondence to applicants, violators and other agencies regarding compliance issues.
  • Perform plan check reviews of commercial, industrial, public, quasi-public and residential development plans for conformance with project standards and project approval; perform site reviews as needed; issue administrative permits and coordinate planning activities with other agencies, departments and divisions.
  • Confer with and advise architects, builders, attorneys, contractors, engineers, etc.; negotiate and develop contracts and development agreements regarding City development policies and standards.
  • Research, analyze, and interpret social, economic, population, and land use data and related trends, including recording and summarizing statistical and demographic information in a sophisticated database.
  • Make presentations to a variety of groups and other jurisdictions interested in/affected by City planning and development policies; respond to inquiries and provide information about current and/or long-range planning procedures and processes.
  • Update policies and procedures; analyze and make recommendations regarding long range, comprehensive planning policy documents, including the City’s General Plan; research planning information and concepts, land use and related legal issues related to long range planning and policy issues.
  • Answer questions and provide information to the public; investigate complaints and recommend corrective action as necessary to resolve complaints; assist planning staff in responding to non-routine or unusual circumstances/inquiries.
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees and the public using principles of good customer service.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

To learn more about this opportunity and to submit an application, please click here.  Application deadline is Tuesday May 30th.

Required Skills / Experience / Education

Experience and Training


Two years of responsible experience performing duties similar to that of an Assistant Planner with the City of Roseville.



A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, preferably with major course work in planning, environmental studies or a closely related field.

US Citizenship Required?


Will security clearance be required?


Salary Range

$35.28 - $49.64 Hourly DOQE

Other Benefits

The City of Roseville offers competitive benefits packages.

Health, dental, and vision insurance benefits
Cafeteria plan, plus City paid Flex credit
Life insurance (City paid and optional supplemental employee paid)
Flexible spending accounts for dependent and health/medical costs
Employee assistance plan
Retirement savings plan
Deferred compensation plan(s)
Educational reimbursement
Vacation leave, sick leave, personal leaves
Holiday pay

For more information regarding the City’s benefits, visit our city website at:

Job Start Date


Position Type

Permanent Full-Time



Primary Language Required


Job Location

Location Address

311 Vernon Street
Roseville, California

Contact Information

Hiring Contact Name

Heidi Heard


[email protected]