Type: Full-time, Salaried position. Open until filled.
Location: Berkeley, CA (Hybrid) or Los Angeles, CA (Hybrid)
Relevant Experience: 0-2 or 3+ or 6+ (dependent on level)
About the Position & Firm
R+A is hiring urban planners with a range of experience from Entry Level to Senior Planners. The positions offer the opportunity to take on a range of responsibilities, including writing planning policy, conducting GIS and technical analysis, supporting community engagement, helping manage projects, and assisting with business development and proposal writing. Candidates should have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in urban planning and, for the Intermediate and Senior levels, have 3+ years of relevant work experience including familiarity with general plans, specific plans, zoning codes, and other planning documents. The ideal candidate should be an independent self-starter who enjoys a casual and fun work environment and is able to multi-task and remain organized and focused within the fast-paced demands of consulting.
Raimi + Associates is a multidisciplinary planning, policy, urban design, and applied research firm with offices in Berkeley and Los Angeles. We are advocates, collaborators, organizers, and pioneers committed to creating healthy and resilient places. To address the complexity of communities, R+A integrates interrelated disciplines — land use and urban design, sustainability and green building, climate action and adaptation, public health and equity, and community engagement — into planning, urban design, and applied research efforts.
Supporting a wide variety of projects including general plans, specific plans, housing elements,
zoning codes and stakeholder engagement processes.
Writing, research, and policy development for planning documents.
Preparing maps and graphics.
Assisting with preparation and facilitation of inclusive public engagement efforts.
Preparing proposals and supporting advance marketing.
Skills and Experience
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in planning or closely related field.
Relevant work experience in the planning field, including familiarity with general plans, specific plans, zoning codes, and other planning documents.
Planner (Entry Level): 0-2 years of relevant work experience in the planning field.
Intermediate Planner: Minimum of 3+ years of relevant work experience.
Senior Planner: Minimum of 6+ years of relevant work experience.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Experience with quantitative and qualitative data analysis, mapping, and design.
Experience using GIS, Adobe Creative Suite, website design and other software needed to support planning projects.
Interest in and/or experience working on public engagement programs in diverse communities.
Fluency in spoken and/or written Spanish and knowledge of California land use planning is desired but not required.
Salary and Benefits
A competitive annual salary:
Planner (Entry Level): $60,000 to $80,000, DOE
Intermediate Planner: $75,000 to $95,000, DOE
Senior Planner: $90,000 to $120,000, DOE
Fully paid medical, dental, and vision
Professional development stipend and opportunities
Hybrid and flexible work environment
To Apply for This Position
Send an email with a cover letter (may be in the body of the email), resume and, if relevant, a portfolio of work (10 pages max) to email@example.com. Please put “Planner Application” 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.