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Seeking a Zoning Expert to join our team!

Type: Full-time, Salaried position. Open until filled.

Location: Remote, Berkeley, CA or Los Angeles, CA

Relevant Experience: 5+ Years


About This Position

  • Are you interested in working on zoning codes and long-range planning projects?

  • Do you want to be party of a dynamic, fun, and forward-thinking team?

  • Do you want to use your skills and experience to help create more walkable, healthy, and sustainable communities?

  • Do you want a well-paying job with great benefits and lots of opportunity for advancement?

  • Do you want the ability to work remotely from anywhere and get paid a Bay Area salary?

If yes, please consider applying for our open position as a zoning code expert at Raimi + Associates. This staff member will be responsible for supporting or leading our zoning code practice. You must be able to take initiative, work independently, be an excellent communicator and collaborator, and represent the firm professionally.


R+A is a mission-driven planning, policy, urban design, and research firm with offices in Berkeley and Los Angeles, CA. 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.


Responsibilities

  • Preparing zoning code updates, development regulations, design guidelines, and project management.

  • Assisting with public outreach and participation, including workshops and social media.

  • Managing projects (may vary depending on level of experience).

  • Assisting with other planning projects (General Plans, Specific Plans, design review), as needed.


Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in planning, urban design, architecture, or similar field.

  • Minimum of 5+ years of relevant work experience.

  • Proven experience working on zoning codes, Form Based Codes, and development and design regulations in a variety of contexts (urban, suburban, rural).

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.


Salary and Benefits

  • A competitive salary + annual bonus.

  • Fully paid medical, dental, and vision.

  • Retirement account and company-sponsored contributions.

  • Time and resources for professional development.

  • Potential for full-time remote work.


For More Information

For more information, please contact: Matt Raimi (matt@raimiassociates.com) or Simran Malhotra (simran@raimiassociates.com).


To Apply for This Position

Send an email with a cover letter (may be in the body of the email), resume and, if relevant, examples of work products (10 pages max) to jobs@raimiassociates.com. Please put “Zoning Expert” in the subject line.


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.