Contract Planner (Full or Part-Time)

    • Job Tracking ID: 512171-703592
    • Job Location: Carlsbad, CA
      San Diego, CA
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: September 18, 2019
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

Rincon Consultants  is a leader in providing quality environmental consulting services throughout California. Recognized as a Zweig Group nationally-ranked  'Best Places to Work,’  we partner with clients in sectors such as transportation, energy and infrastructure, oil and gas, water, commercial and private development and government. Our 250+ associates in 13 offices located in northern, central, and southern CA are dedicated professionals who combine their passion with our purpose.

We are seeking dynamic, self-motivated, creative, and detail-oriented Contract Planning professionals interested in joining our Environmental Planning and Sustainability team. Our Contact Planners currently provide current and long-range planning services for government and private industries throughout California. We are specifically looking to fill contract planning positions immediately in our Carlsbad or San Diego offices.  

The Contract Planner will:

Provide contract planning services for government agencies and/or for private individuals or corporations, with emphasis on providing temporary current and/or long range planning services, assist private clients with entitlement permitting within select municipalities, and provide assistance preparing high quality CEQA/NEPA documents 

  • Prepare environmental assessments, technical studies, and land use planning documents for government clients or private individuals or corporations 
  • Review civil and architectural plan sets for compliance with city/county requirements
  • Conduct field work necessary to complete high quality technical studies, CEQA/NEPA documents, project proposals, and general land planning studies for specific projects as assigned 
  • Attend and present project information at meetings and public hearings as part of contract planning and/or CEQA/NEPA services as required to serve existing and potential projects 
  • Coordinate and consult with federal, state, and local regulatory agencies
  • Assist in company outreach/marketing and business development efforts in the southern California region 
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by your supervisor(s)

Experience and Skills:

Qualified candidates should hold a BA/BS degree or higher in environmental science, urban planning or a related discipline, with between 3 and 10+ years of experience in municipal planning, environmental impact assessment, land development/entitlements, and/or urban design.  Strong development plan review, communication, critical thinking, writing, presentation skills, and an understanding of land use policy and zoning regulations are required.  Experience with preparing CEQA documents is also required.  AICP certification, is preferred. 


Rincon Consultants is a professional platform!

Employees leverage our collective knowledge and experience to provide exemplary client service, influence environmentally-conscious outcomes, and accelerate their careers. 27% of our employees were promoted in 2017.


Total Rewards Package* Includes:

  • Insurance (medical, dental, vision, prescription drug, long-term disability, accidental death & dismemberment, and life)
  • HMO, PPO, HDHP, Health Savings Account options
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Flexible Spending & Dependent Care
  • Vacation and Sick Accrual
  • Paid Holidays
  • Volunteer Pay for a Day
  • Legal Shield, Identity Protection
  • Professional Development
  • Mentoring
  • 2x/Year Employee Bonus Opportunities
  • Patagonia Merchandise Partnership
  • And much, much more!

*All programs subject to review and change


Rincon Consultants does not accept unsolicited applicant/candidate resumes from search firm recruiters and/or temporary agencies that do not have a signed contract and specified work order with Rincon Consultants. Further, such resumes received will be deemed the sole property of Rincon Consultants and no fees will be paid in the event Rincon Consultants subsequently hires such individual. Rincon Consultants is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.