Dyett & Bhatia is an award-winning 20-person urban planning firm, with a focus on preparing long-range plans for cities, and a portfolio of work throughout the western U.S. Our office is in the vibrant Jackson Square District in downtown San Francisco, easily reached by transit, with scores of restaurants and cafés within walking distance.
This position will focus on urban design aspects of a range of planning assignments, including station area, downtown, corridor, and community plans. The Planner/Urban Designer will also contribute to general plans and zoning regulations. The ideal candidate will blend strong urban design skills with writing and analytical ability. Work will include creating computer models, drawings and maps; writing reports and plans; and facilitating community workshops and related outreach activities. This is not a “production” position; candidate should be able to take initiative, think creatively, and manage discrete assignments.
Qualifications, Skills, and Experience
Candidates should have:
- Degree in architecture or landscape architecture, or city planning with an urban design focus
- Minimum one-year planning or urban design experience. Additional experience is desirable
- Excellent computer modeling abilities (AutoCAD, SketchUp)
- Expertise with Adobe CS
- 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 have U.S. work authorization.
Salary And Benefits
Competitive salary, DOE. We offer a full range of benefits, including holidays, vacation and sick leave; medical insurance; and a contributory retirement plan.
How To Apply
Email resume (in PDF only) and cover letter/email firstname.lastname@example.org. Candidates for Planner/Urban Designer must include a portfolio and may also include writing samples. Limit email attachments to 10MB. Positions are open until filled.