Associate Planner

Job Description

We are currently seeking an Associate Planner. This position works closely with other housing-focused land use planners and CEQA specialists to prepare complex and detailed written housing elements, as well as other planning documents. The ideal candidate will have experience helping public agencies, community leaders, and residents come together to resolve issues.

Located on the beautiful Monterey Bay, EMC Planning Group has been providing award-winning planning, design, entitlement, and CEQA/NEPA services to both public and private clients for over 44 years. We are recognized both locally and nationally for our work and services, which include community planning, natural resource assessment, permitting and regulatory compliance, and municipal staff support. Remote work is an option for employment.

Job Information

Position Title: Associate Planner

Position Level: Mid-Level

Position Reports To: President/Senior Principal

Required Skills/Experience/Education:


§    A bachelor’s degree in a field such as urban planning, environmental studies, geography, or a related discipline;

§    Excellent research, writing, and analytical skills;

§       Adaptability to contribute to diverse planning projects, including environmental review;

§       Ability to work both independently and collaboratively; and

§    Minimum 3 years of related professional work experience in both preparation of housing elements and CEQA documents.


§       A master’s degree in a field such as urban planning, environmental studies, geography, or a related discipline; 

§       Five or more years of professional relevant experience; and

§       Member of the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP)

US Citizenship: yes

Security Clearance: no

Salary Range: $70,000 - $90,000

Other Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, 401K, Flexible Schedule, Professional Development Program

Start Date: May 23, 2022

Position Type: Full Time

Travel: 10%

Language: English

Contact Information

Name: EMC Planning Group Inc.

Address: 601 Abrego Street Monterey CA 93940


Phone: 831-649-1799



Contact: Tiffany Robinson

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