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Environmental Planner/ Project or Senior Project Manager

Come join our creative team of planners shaping cities across California!

About Us

Dyett & Bhatia is an urban planning consulting firm, based in Oakland, leading projects that address the key planning challenges of our time, across California and beyond. Sustainable placemaking is at the core of what we do, and environmental justice, public health, and climate resilience are principalEnv considerations in all of our work. Current projects encompass general plans; corridor and downtown specific plans; environmental justice and housing element; climate change and adaptation strategies; and zoning and development regulations.  Current client cities include Oakland, Sacramento, Oceanside, Monterey, Los Angeles, San Diego, and Honolulu among others. See www.dyettandbhatia.com to find out more about us. 

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Position

We are looking for an environmental planner experienced with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) to contribute to environmental and resource planning aspects of long-range planning assignments; conduct climate change and adaptation analysis; and lead preparation of environmental impact reports on long-range plans. Position will involve research and analysis; writing reports and plans; staff mentoring; and project management. Candidates should be self-starters, with strong experience with California planning practice and CEQA. 
 

Ideal candidates will have:

  • Two to Five+ years of CEQA experience, with experience with program EIRs

  • Interest and/or experience with climate change, air quality, and GHG modeling

  • Strong writing skills

  • Understanding of land use planning principles

  • Effective verbal communication skills, and an ability to work effectively in teams

 

Candidates must hold a valid driver’s license and be able to travel occasionally.

This is a hybrid WFH/office position. Successful candidate will need to be based in or willing to relocate to the Bay Area.

 

Salary and Benefits​

Anticipated starting salary range for candidates with graduate degree and 4 to 8 years of experience is from $100,000 to $140,000 annually, plus benefits. Candidates with more experience with similar work would be considered higher salary. Actual compensation offered will depend upon a number of factors including, but not limited to, education, years of experience, and experience with projects similar to those listed. The firm offers discretionary annual bonus; paid holidays, vacation and sick time; retirement savings matching; and other benefits, including health insurance. 

Our Team and Work Culture

Dyett & Bhatia is an intentionally small, close-knit firm of approximately 20 planners, designers, and support team members. Our work culture is collaborative and inclusive. We support professional growth and development, and provide excellent advancement opportunities. We value creativity and encourage our staff to put innovative ideas into practice on projects at all scales for clients across the state.  

How to Apply​

Please email resume, cover letter/email, and any writing/other work samples (all in PDF) to jobs@dyettandbhatia.com

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