Dyett & Bhatia, Urban Designer/PlannerView job details
CLOSING DATE: May 2, 2014
JOB DESCRIPTION: Dyett & Bhatia, Urban and Regional Planners (www.dyettandbhatia.com) is looking for 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.
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 email@example.com. Please attach work samples/portfolio not exceeding 5MB in PDF format.