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Delta Stewardship Council
Environmental Planner/Associate Environmental Planner/Senior Environmental Planner
(Posted 1/24/2020, open until 2/3/2020)

The Delta Stewardship Council (the Council), an independent State agency, is looking for a dynamic, experienced, and highly-effective individual to serve as an environmental planner to support the Ecosystem Restoration, Land Use and Scientific Integration Unit within the Planning and Performance Division. The work we do at the Council is an exciting intersection of planning, policy, and science. This position serves as the staff lead on regional planning, land use, ecosystem management, economics, agricultural sustainability, and groundwater issues. The position also supports Council staff efforts on climate adaptation efforts, and offers the opportunity to develop and promote interagency coordination with state and federal agencies, universities, implementing agency staff, and external stakeholders on Delta Plan policy development and implementation. The office environment is fast-paced and collaborative, where there are many opportunities for training and growth.

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Mid-Level Environmental Planner/Analyst
Sacramento, Auburn, Oakland, Santa Cruz
(Posted 1/20/2020, Open Until Filled)

We are seeking a mid-level environmental planner/analyst to assist with the preparation of the full range of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) documents and associated work products. The individual chosen for this position will work collaboratively with Dudek’s environmental team throughout northern California (with offices in Sacramento, Auburn, Oakland, and Santa Cruz) on a wide variety of projects including infill development, institutional, medical, commercial, water/wastewater, renewable energy, transportation, residential and mixed-use projects. This position offers opportunities for advancement and career development.

This full-time position will preferably be based in our Sacramento, CA office, conveniently located in the vibrant R Street historic district.

Education and Essential Skills: Minimum 1-3 years of experience in environmental planning, community planning, environmental science, environmental engineering, or a related field. Bachelor’s degree in environmental studies, environmental science, geography, environmental planning, or a related field. Master’s Degree and any advanced certifications are a plus. Knowledge of CEQA fundamentals. Knowledge of NEPA fundamentals and environmental permitting is a plus. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Highly organized with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment on multiple deliverables. Self-motivated with an interest to learn and grow as part of a project team. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, and Adobe Portable Document Format application programs. Ability and interest to travel regionally for business and a valid driver’s license.

How to apply: Visit the “Join Our Team” page on to submit your application.

Mintier Harnish
Associate Planner or Project Manager
Sacramento, CA
(Posted 1/16/2020)

Mintier Harnish, a Sacramento planning consulting firm, is looking for an experienced planner to join our team preparing general plans, specific plans, and zoning codes. Position title and are salary negotiable, commensurate with education, experience, and skill level. Mintier Harnish specializes in land use and local government planning, including general plans, housing elements, zoning codes, regional plans, specific plans, and special planning studies. Mintier Harnish is a small firm with a great working atmosphere providing an outstanding opportunity to work on a broad range of projects for a variety of California cities and counties.

Minimum qualifications: Master’s Degree in City and Regional Planning and a minimum of two years of relevant experience, or a Bachelor’s Degree in planning or a related field and a minimum of four years of relevant experience; excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills; good verbal and written communication skills; strong interpersonal skills; experience working on planning projects, including general plans, specific plans, housing elements, design guidelines, and/or zoning codes; proficiency in Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher); knowledge of Google SketchUp, Adobe InDesign, and other design tools; and GIS analysis. Proficiency in Spanish strongly desired but not required.

Excellent salary/benefits: Fully paid health coverage for employee and family, dental insurance, vacation, and sick leave. Salary is negotiable.

Please email resume and cover letter in PDF (with “Associate Planner/Project Manager Application” in the subject line) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., attention: Judy Harnish

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  • Applicants must meet minimum qualifications for education and experience to be considered for this position.

City of Rohnert Park
Part Time General Plan Project Manager
Rohnert Park, CA
(Posted 11/12/2019)

The City of Rohnert Park is seeking a General Plan Project Manager to manage the City's comprehensive General Plan Update. This manager will have a key role in the development of the City's land-use policies into the next two decades. This is an opportunity for an experienced
planning professional who seeks to have a lasting impact on the future of a community.

This position is a part time, non-benefited position that is limited to 1000 hours in a fiscal year, from July 1st through June 30th.

To be considered for this opportunity, please visit "Job Opportunities" at and complete the online application and required supplemental questionnaire. All applications will be screened in detail for completeness and possession of minimum qualifications.

You may submit a resume or other relevant documents to further describe your qualifications; however, "See Resume" will not meet the requirements to submit a complete application, including employment history, or be accepted in lieu of responses to supplemental questions. If you need assistance applying online, please click on the Applications Help/FAQ's line:

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