Carlsbad – California
Howes, Weiler & Associates is seeking a highly motivated individual who is interested in beginning a career in land use planning. The position is entry level and on a part-time basis best suited for an individual who is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Urban Planning, Public Administration, Geography or closely related field. The Principals at HWA have a long local history in San Diego County and are actively searching for a candidate to fill an entry level planner position providing assistance to Senior level planners working on a variety of projects in various stages of the entitlement process with local jurisdictions.


Applicants must be capable of learning in a fast paced, hands on environment. Responsibilities would include providing assistance to Senior level staff through the preparation of meeting notes, correspondence, and other written documents associated with project entitlement applications, and attendance at project specific meetings. Additional research, data entry, and other tasks deemed appropriate for the position and the candidate’s abilities.


The ideal candidate would possess the ability to efficiently multi-task in a high energy environment while maintaining a superior standard of quality control, and attention to detail. The candidate should be familiar with normal Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel, MSProject, PowerPoint, and Outlook.


HWA will provide a competitive hourly pay based on the abilities of the best candidate selected. Please send your resume along with a cover letter to This position will remain available until filled by the best candidate.