Call for 2021 Award Nominations!

The 2021 APA Orange Section Awards call for nominations period is now open! We need your help in identifying and nominating outstanding planning projects, activities, and individuals in Orange County. Nominations will be accepted until Friday, April 2, 2021. Categories including awards for planners, elected officials and planning schools within Orange County. The 2021 Orange Section Award winners will be invited to proceed to the statewide competition. All applications must be submitted via Dropbox and include all required application materials.

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Request for Proposals (RFP) No. DS 21-001, Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Administration Consulting Services

The City of Rancho Santa Margarita is pleased to release a Request for Proposals (RFP) No. DS 21-001, Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Administration Consulting Services. Please review the attached RFP and feel free to share it with other qualified professionals. If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact me. The submittal deadline is March 22, 2021…

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Entry-level Air Quality/Greenhouse Gas Technical Specialist

PlaceWorks has an immediate need for a full-time, entry-level technical specialist that has a specific interest in or experience with air quality/greenhouse gas emissions and CEQA compliance, to join the Environmental Team in our Orange County (Santa Ana) office. We are looking for individuals with 0 – 3 years of technical experience (such as through a college degree, accreditation…

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Planner III/IV

he Planner will be staffed at an Assistant or Associate Level Planner assigned to the Land Development (Current Planning) Section in the Planning Division of the Development Services Department, which addresses current planning issues including implementing ordinances; reviewing development proposals; assisting customers at the front counter; and addresses local and regional planning issues affecting Encinitas. URL Link to Website:…

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Environmental Planners

PlaceWorks has an immediate need for entry-level and mid-level planners to join our Environmental Team. The candidates selected for these positions could be based in any of our office locations. For an entry-level position, we are looking for individuals with 0 – 3+ years of professional experience (such as through an internship) related to planning, who have an interest…

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Entry-level Planner/GIS Analyst

PlaceWorks is searching for a full-time, entry-level Planner/GIS Analyst to become part of our Planning team. The candidate selected for this position could be based in any of our office locations. We are looking for an individual with 1 – 3 years of professional or internship experience related to planning and GIS, who is creative, outgoing, self-starting, and passionate…

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Santa Barbara Community Development Director

Idyllically located on the central California coast, Santa Barbara comprises 21 square miles with a culturally diverse population of approximately 92,000 and enjoys a nearly perfect climate year-round. Visitors and residents alike enjoy world-class shopping, dining, resort accommodations, outdoor activities, and miles of beaches and coastline. The City of Santa Barbara is full-service city managed under the Council-Manager form…

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Scholarships Available to Support AICP Applicants

Are you interested in becoming AICP certified, but are concerned about the application costs? APA California is offering a limited number of scholarships to support individuals pursuing certification. Planners from diverse backgrounds and with a demonstrated financial hardship will receive priority funding. Scholarship recipients will receive a discount code that will reduce the cost of the AICP application, essays, and…

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Public Relations Intern

Under general supervision, assists, participates in, and performs various administrative and basic analytical duties for various City departments; prepares and maintains a variety of documents; and performs a variety of administrative and clerical duties relative to assigned area of responsibility. The objective of the City of Lake Forest’s internship program is to provide a meaningful training ground for individuals…

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Assistant/Associate Planner

The City is recruiting for one available position and will fill at either the Assistant Planner or Associate Planner level. Please only apply for one position. Under general direction in the Community Development Department, performs a variety of professional planning and redevelopment work. Please see job positing for more information on both Assistant and Associate Planner positions. URL Link…

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