Job Opportunity

Planner (Associate)
Solano County

Date Posted:

May 1, 2014


$64,712.55 – $78,658.51/year 


The Planner Associate performs a variety of professional planning duties to develop and maintain elements of the County’s general plan and implement the County’s Zoning Regulations. Planner Associates play a vital role in preparing the key elements of the General Plan and zoning regulations which includes making presentations to the Board of Supervisors, Planning Commission, and the public. Planners work independently in processing and presenting actions to policy bodies and may serve as chairperson of committees and/or be responsible for the administration of a specific Environmental Management program.

To review the full class description which includes examples of duties, please visit

Although the current vacancy is for a Limited -Term position through June 30, 2016, the eligible list established from this recruitment will be used to fill part-time and full-time regular, limited-term or extra-help positions as vacancies occur or the need arises.



Experience: Two (2) years professional planning experience, which included the full range of professional planning duties at the local, regional or state level.

Education/Training: A Bachelor’s degree is required, or completion of a continuing education certificate program from an accredited college or university, in City or Regional Planning, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Civil Engineering, Public Administration, Economics, or Geography or a related field.

All applicants must submit a copy of their college diploma (verifying the degree, date earned and area of specialization) or official/unofficial transcripts (verifying the date and degree conferred) by the final filing date. Candidates who fail to submit their diploma or transcripts (if required) by the final filing date will be disqualified from the recruitment.

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates who attended a college or university that is accredited by a foreign or non-U.S. accrediting agency must have their educational units evaluated by an educational evaluation service. The result must be submitted to the Human Resources Department no later than the close of the recruitment. Please contact the local college or university to learn where this service can be obtained. In addition to uploading attachments when applying online, candidates may submit documents in-person or by mail at Solano County Department of Human Resources 675 Texas Street, Suite 1800, Fairfield CA 94533, or by fax to (707) 784-3424 or by email to When submitting documents in-person, by mail or by fax, include the recruitment title (e.g., Planner Associate) and the recruitment number (e.g., 14-353010-02). 

How to Apply:

Please visit the County of Solano website,, to apply. All additional application materials as requested in the job announcement (e.g. copies of diploma and/or transcripts, certificates, DD-214) must be submitted with a document cover sheet, available on the County’s employment website: or at the of Human Resources’ office, and are due by the final filing date. Previously submitted application materials for prior recruitments will not be applied for this recruitment but must be re-submitted for this recruitment.


Filing Deadline:

5pm 5/9/14

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