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Come join our close-knit team of 20+ innovative professionals shaping cities across California! Our work includes general plans; community and specific plans; corridor plans; station area plans; zoning; and policy studies. We are currently leading key long-range planning assignments for the cities of Oakland, Sacramento, Monterey, Napa, Oceanside, San Diego, and Honolulu.

Urban Planner

We are looking for creative and passionate urban planners to join our team. Position will involve research and analysis; writing reports and plans; and assisting with community outreach and project coordination. Ideal candidates will have exposure to California planning practice and geographic familiarity with the state, and background/ability in one or more of the following areas:

  • Land use planning

  • Sustainability and climate resiliency

  • Environmental planning/CEQA

Candidates must have:

  • Graduate degree in planning or closely related field

  • Exceptional writing skills

  • Strong research, analytical, and organizational skills verbal communication skills, and an ability to work effectively in teams 

At least some previous planning experience is required. Candidates must hold a valid driver’s license and be able to travel occasionally.

Hiring level is open, and we welcome applications from experienced candidates with California experience.

This is not a remote position. Dyett & Bhatia staff is currently working remotely, and will be moving to a hybrid WFH/office model when the pandemic ceases. While we anticipate that staff will work most days from home, some work from the office will be necessary.


Salary and Benefits​

We offer excellent salary and opportunities for growth and advancement. Benefits include health and disability insurance, retirement plan match, professional development allowance, and profit sharing.

How to Apply​

Please email resume, cover letter/email, and any writing/work samples (all in PDF format) to

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