San Diego – California

The Planning Associate will be responsible for compiling land use and environmental data, assisting with the preparation of reports and plans, and providing support for project submittals and community outreach. This position will initially start as a part-time position (approx. 20-24 hours per week). The successful candidate’s responsibilities will include:

  • Researching policies and regulations affecting land use, public utilities, community facilities, housing and transportation
  • Assisting in the preparation of policy and environmental documents, regulatory documents and technical reports for public and private sector clients
  • Assisting in entitlement research for development of project feasibility
  • Reviewing and evaluating environmental impact reports applying to specific private and public planning projects and programs
  • Developing public outreach materials and presentations
  • Participate in community workshops and public meetings after office hours and occasionally on weekends
  • Assist with preparation of submittal applications and packages
  • Occasional site visits


  • Bachelor’s degree in Planning or a related field
  • 0-3 years of Planning-related experience


  • Familiarity and experience with Microsoft Office applications and graphics software (Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • Aptitude for community outreach
  • Ability to manage tasks and assignments independently under limited supervision

Corporate Overview
Baker, founded in 1940, provides professional engineering and consulting services for its clients worldwide. With nearly 3,000 employees in over 100 U.S. offices, Engineering News-Record consistently ranks Baker in the top 8 percent of the 500 largest U.S. engineering design firms and in the top 25 of numerous individual markets. The firm’s primary business areas are architecture, aviation, defense, environmental, geospatial, homeland security, municipal & civil, oil & gas, rail & transit, telecommunications & utilities, transportation, urban development and water. Baker’s headquarters is located in Moon Township, Pennsylvania, near Pittsburgh. Baker recently became part of Michael Baker International, LLC, a leading provider of end-to-end engineering, development, intelligence and technology solutions with global reach and mobility.

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