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Dyett & Bhatia, Urban and Regional Planners is looking for a Planner, and an Urban Designer/Planner to work on long-range planning, urban design, and policy assignments. We are a collegial, dynamic team committed to place-based planning, excellence, and professional growth, with current work throughout California and other western states. Our work has received dozens of awards, including a National Award from the American Planning Association last year. Our office is located in the vibrant, historic Jackson Square District in downtown San Francisco, easily reached by transit, and with scores of restaurants and cafés within walking distance.

PLANNER

POSITION

The Planner will work on various aspects of a range of planning assignments, including general plans, community plans, specific plans, zoning and development regulations, and design guidelines. Specific tasks may include research and analysis, drafting reports and policy documents, community outreach, and project coordination. Ideal candidates will have exposure to California planning practice, such as experience with general plans, housing elements, and environmental review; and interest in sustainability, public health, and livable communities.

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE

Candidates must have:

- Graduate degree in urban planning, and minimum one year planning experience; we are willing to consider candidates with more experience for appointment at a mid-level position

- Excellent writing and analytical skills

- Working knowledge of ArcGIS and Adobe CS

- Physical planning and urban design skills are desirable

Our collaborative work method and the public nature of our work necessitate all team members to possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Candidates must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, or have U.S. work authorization.

URBAN DESIGNER/PLANNER

POSITION

This position will focus on physical planning and urban design aspects of a range of planning assignments, including community plans, specific plans, zoning and development regulations, and design guidelines. Additionally, the Planner/Urban Designer will contribute to physical planning aspects of general plans. Work will combine design and planning, and involve writing reports and plans; creating computer models, drawings and maps; and facilitating community workshops.

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE

Candidates should have:

- Degree in architecture or city planning with an urban design component (either undergraduate or graduate)

- Minimum one-year experience. Additional education and experience in urban planning is desirable

- Excellent computer modeling abilities (AutoCAD, Revit, SketchUp)

- Expertise with Adobe CS

- Strong writing and design/physical planning abilities

- Working knowledge of ArcGIS and hand-drawing ability are desirable

Our collaborative work method and the public nature of our work necessitate all team members to possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Candidates must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, or have U.S. work authorization.

SALARY AND BENEFITS

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Comprehensive benefits, including health and disability insurance, retirement plan match, profit sharing, and transit subsidy.

HOW TO APPLY

Please email resume in PDF with cover letter/email to jobs@dyettandbhatia.com. Writing or other work sample attachments are welcome; all attachments should be less than 5 MB in size.