Solano County – Senior Planner

Senior Planners can gain a broad range of experience and the satisfaction of guiding projects from inception to completion. The Solano County Planning Services Division is a vibrant, team-oriented environment offering a tremendous opportunity to guide the current and future development of the county. Persons with a high level of integrity, ability to keep composed in all settings, and who work well with clients of all types, is desired.

The ideal Senior Planner candidate is collaborative, inclusive, possesses excellent time management /problem solving skills, and is committed to exceptional customer service, both internal and external customers. The individual will bring a positive attitude, a sense of humor, exercise thoughtful decision-making and provide defensible and careful recommendations to the Principal Planners / Planning Manager.

The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used to fill full-time and part-time regular, limited-term or extra-help positions as vacancies occur or the need arises.


Experience:  Four years of progressively responsible public planning experience that includes extensive public contact associated with long range planning and/or current planning and policy development.


Education: A Bachelor’s degree is required from an accredited college or university, preferably in planning or a related field.  A Master’s degree in urban planning can be substituted for one year of experience.  See Document Submittal Requirements for more information.


Possession of or ability to obtain a valid California Class C Driver’s License is required.

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