Type: Full-time, Salaried position. Open until filled.
Location: Berkeley, CA or Los Angeles, CA
Relevant Experience: 3+ Years
About the Position & Firm
R+A is hiring Senior and Intermediate Planners with 3+ years of relevant work experience including familiarity with general plans, specific plans, zoning codes, and other planning documents. The position offers 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. The ideal candidate should be an independent self-starter who enjoys a casual and fun work environment but can multi-task and remain organized and focused within the fast-paced demands of consulting.
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.
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.
Intermediate Planner: Minimum of 3+ years of relevant planning 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 ArcGIS or similar mapping software.
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 salary + annual bonus.
Fully paid medical, dental, and vision.
Retirement account and company-sponsored contributions.
Time and resources for professional development.
Hybrid work environment.
For More Information
For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and one of our staff members will be in touch.
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 email@example.com. Please put “Senior Planner” or “Intermediate Planner” 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.