Assistant Planner

Job Description

The City of Salinas is accepting applications for Assistant Planner. This recruitment will be used to establish a list of qualified candidates to fill future Assistant Planner vacancies.

Summary of Duties: To perform professional work in planning, environmental analysis and to assist in the administration of zoning and related development regulations.

Distinguishing Characteristics: This is the entry-level class in the professional planning series. Work includes assignments in the area of planning, environmental analysis and zoning administration, including the enforcement of zoning and related development regulations. Requires the application of fundamental planning principles. Assignments are generally limited in scope and within the design and procedural framework established by higher-level employees. However, as experience is acquired, the employee performs with increasing independence. This class is distinguished from that of the Associate Planner by less complex assignments received and less independence/discretion exercised.

Job Information

Position Title: Assistant Planner

Position Level:

Position Reports To: Senior Planner or Planning Manager

Required Skills/Experience/Education:

A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in urban planning, public administration or a related field.


Experience: Two (2) years progressively responsible professional work experience in the planning field. A Master’s Degree in urban planning, public administration or a related field may be substituted for two (2) years of planning experience.

US Citizenship: yes

Security Clearance: no

Salary Range: $5,603.00 - $7,153.00 Monthly

Other Benefits: Please visit

Start Date: March 1, 2022

Position Type: Full Time

Travel: None

Language: English

Contact Information

Name: City of Salinas

Address: 200 Lincoln Avenue Salinas CA 93901

Industry: Public Agency

Phone: 8317587254



Contact: Patricia Penaloza

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