Type: Full-time, salaried position. Open until filled.
Location: Berkeley or Los Angeles, CA
Relevant Experience: up to 2 years
About Raimi + Associates
Raimi + Associates is a mission-driven planning, policy, urban design, and research firm with offices in Berkeley and Los Angeles, CA. We are advocates, collaborators, organizers, and pioneers committed to creating healthy and resilient places. We bring a multidisciplinary approach to planning, design, policy and applied research. To address the complexity of communities, R+A integrates interrelated disciplines — land use and urban design, sustainability and green building, public health and equity, and community engagement — into planning and applied research efforts. Our work environment is fast-paced, casual, and fun.
About This Position
We are seeking a Planner to join our Berkeley or Los Angeles office. The ideal candidate should be an independent self-starter who can remain organized and focused within the fast-paced demands of a consulting firm. The candidate will work on a wide variety of projects currently underway at R+A, including general plans, specific plans, and stakeholder engagement processes. The position offers the opportunity to take on a range of responsibilities, including conducting GIS and technical analysis, supporting community engagement, writing planning policy, and assisting with business development and proposal writing.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s or master’s degree in planning, urban design, or closely related field
0-2 years of relevant work experience in the planning field, including familiarity with general plans, specific plans, zoning codes, and other planning documents
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Experience with quantitative and qualitative data analysis, mapping, and design
Experience using ArcGIS or similar mapping software
Interest in and/or experience working on public engagement programs in diverse communities
Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite for graphic design, document layout, and diagram development
Knowledge of California land use planning including general plans, specific plans, zoning codes, CEQA and other laws and regulations.
Fluency in spoken and/or written Spanish is desired
Salary and Benefits
Generous benefits package includes a competitive salary; fully paid medical, dental, and vision; vacation and sick days; retirement account and company-sponsored contributions; and time and resources for professional development.
If you are interested in joining our team, please submit a cover letter, resume, and relevant work products (10 pages max) in PDF format as soon as possible to email@example.com. Please reference “Entry-Level Planner” in the email. The position will remain open until filled. People of color and candidates with diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
Raimi + Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diversified workforce. Selection is based on merit without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, age, gender, national origin, political affiliation, disability, sexual orientation, marital or family status, or other differences.