Assistant Planner

Job Description


Under general supervision, the Assistant Planner performs analytical planning and environmental work in the administration and development of community and general plans, zoning regulations and environmental documents; explains the planning program, policies, local ordinances and State and Federal regulations to the public.


Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. The full job announcement and online application is available for viewing on our website at


Job Information

Position Title: Assistant Planner

Position Level:

Position Reports To:

Required Skills/Experience/Education:

Either: 1. Three years of full-time paid experience employed by the County of Sacramento in the class of Planning Technician.


Or: 2. A Bachelor’s Degree or higher from an accredited college or university in public administration, ecological studies, environmental planning and management, environmental studies, geography, natural resources, urban or regional planning or other field closely related to the intent of the class.


Or: 3. Four years of full-time paid professional experience in environmental, urban and/or regional planning which must have included performing one of the following kinds of planning activities associated with a planning agency: comprehensive, regional, area, or community planning; public infrastructure environmental analysis; plan/proposal review; general plan amendments; CEQA/NEPA document preparation; zoning; land division; housing administration; information services; urban renewal; or planning administration.


US Citizenship: no

Security Clearance: no

Salary Range: $5,776.80 – $7,020.90 monthly

Other Benefits:

Start Date: December 1, 2020

Position Type: Permanent

Travel: None

Language: English

Contact Information

Name: County of Sacramento






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