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Location:San francisco, CA   
Payment:Paid
Start Date:Feb 9, 2015
Contact:Liza Pratt
Posted:Dec 17, 2014
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Sunday Streets creates miles of car-free streets for San Francisco residents and visitors to get out and be active in diverse San Francisco neighborhoods. Founded in 2008, Sunday Streets has grown into one of San Francisco's most exciting initiatives, promoting biking, walking, recreation, and community-building.

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) co-presents Sunday Streets with Livable City, the non-profit partner responsible for day to day management of the program. Livable City has a small but dedicated full-time staff, augmented by passionate volunteers.

Position Overview

Event Staff will assist with site set-up and breakdown of the Sunday…

Location:30900 Rancho Viejo Road Suite 100 San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675   
Payment:Paid
Start Date:Jan 23, 2015
Category:Environmental
Contact:Lynne Tilden
949.489.2700 x209
Posted:Dec 15, 2014
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The Project Manager/Environmental Planner is responsible for managing and writing environmental documents for development and infrastructure projects, including residential projects and highway, interchange, road, and bridge construction and improvements. The Project Manager is responsible for coordinating and communicating with clients and agencies, managing staff and subconsultants, and preparing environmental reports to comply with CEQA and NEPA. The Project Manager will assist marketing staff in preparing proposals and will be responsible to maintain project budgets and meet deadlines. Seeking both Project Manager and Senior Project Manager. Salary commensurate with experience.

Must have a minimum 3 years (7 years for Senior…

Location:UCSF Parnassus Campus and sites around SF & Alameda Counties   
Payment:Paid
Start Date:Jan 26, 2015
Category:GIS
Contact:Dr. Louisa Holmes
Posted:Dec 10, 2014
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We are seeking to hire 5-6 research assistants (RA) to work on a short-term research project designed to assess the neighborhood-level determinants of tobacco use and health among young adults in the San Francisco Bay Area. The goal of this study, which is funded by the National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities, is to collect environmental data in selected neighborhoods in Alameda and San Francisco Counties in order to better understand how the areas in which people live may influence their health behaviors.

RAs hired for this study will be primarily responsible for data collection and…

Location:Oakland, CA   
Payment:Paid
Category:Environmental
Contact:SAMIRA ABUBEKR
Posted:Dec 9, 2014
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TRANSPORTATION, DEPARTMENT OF

Title: ASSOCIATE ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNER (NATURAL SCIENCES)
Salary: $4,619.00 - $5,784.00
Posted: 12/08/2014
Final Filing Date: 01/12/2015
State Application form (STD 678): https://jobs.ca.gov/profile/stateapplication

Job Description:
Multiple vacancies exist, please reference PARF 04-5-0081 and 04-5-0165 on application. All applications will be screened, and the most qualified candidates will be interviewed.

For recruitment purposes, we will also consider Environmental Planner (NS)

Duties: Under the general supervision of a Senior Environmental Planner, the Environmental/Associate Environmental Planner (Natural Sciences) performs the more difficult and complex natural science studies. The incumbent will research and develop reports…

Location:Berkeley, CA   
Payment:Paid
Contact:EE Jobs
Posted:Dec 8, 2014
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Department: Economic Equity

Reports To: Economic Equity Director

Summary: The Economic Equity Program Manager at Greenlining is responsible for supporting team leadership, program development, and program management for the Economic Equity advocacy, policy activities, and initiatives.

About Greenlining: The Greenlining Institute works to bring the American Dream within reach of all, regardless of race or the zip code one is born into. In a nation where people of color will make up the majority of our population by 2050, we believe that America will prosper only if communities of color prosper.

Founded in 1993, The Greenlining…

Location:office located in San Mateo, CA; significant portions of work may be done remotely; meetings and conferences at various locations around San Mateo County and on occasion the greater Bay Area may be required   
Payment:Paid
Start Date:Jan 5, 2015
Category:Other
Contact:Adrienne Etherton
Posted:Dec 5, 2014
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Sustainable San Mateo County (SSMC) is seeking a part-time contract professional to manage the Indicators Report project. Position available immediately.

Hours/Terms of Employment:
-Contract position without benefits.
-$30 " $40 per hour depending on experience with hours not to exceed 800.
-Engagement from present to November 30, 2015.

Responsibilities:
The Program Manager is responsible for coordinating the Sustainable San Mateo County 2015 “Indicators for a Sustainable San Mateo County” report, also known as the Indicators Report. The Program Manager also acts as editor and is responsible for ensuring all elements are written in a consistent style that adheres…

Location:Oklahoma City, OK   
Payment:Paid
Contact:Gayleen Keeton
Posted:Dec 2, 2014
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$44,223.84-$67,505.04 annually

For full vacancy announcement and to apply, go to http://www.okc.gov/jobs/

Closing date for applications is 12/05/2014

This job is located in the Housing and Community Development Division of the Planning Department with The City of Oklahoma City and is under the direction of an immediate supervisor. Assistant Planner is an entry-level professional classification that requires previously acquired skills in research, verbal and written communication. This position will work collaboratively with residents and community partners to assist in the development and implementation of innovative neighborhood revitalization strategies and programs, known as the…

Location:Lincoln, CA   
Payment:Paid
Contact:Jim Bermudez
Posted:Dec 2, 2014
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The City of Lincoln is a full-service city and general law city with City Council/City Manager form of government with 186 full-time employees. The Senior Planner will be part of the Development Services Division that includes building, planning, and economic development activities. SENIOR PLANNER Salary Range: $68,008 " $86,798 Full-time permanent position (subject to probation) Application Deadline: Friday, December 19, 2014, at 5:00 p.m. Interested candidates should submit a City of Lincoln employment application, and resume by 5:00 pm on the deadline by going to www.ci.lincoln.ca.us and clicking on “To Apply”. You will then be directed to calopps.org to apply…

Location:Oakland   
Payment:Paid
Category:Other
Contact:Sylvia Perez
Posted:Dec 2, 2014
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This is a senior level position that manages and coordinates a team of professional staff and is responsible for projects of large dollar amounts, technical complexity, and political sensitivity. Incumbents operate with considerable independence in decision-making and are expected to develop a project plan with minimal direction. The Senior Project Manager, GSA establishes and manages consultant teams typically associated with large, multi-year projects; will establish and control budgets, schedules, and project scope requiring input from multiple stakeholders. May provide guidance or assistance to other project management staff. The Senior Project Manager, GSA differs from the next lower position of…

Location:120 Vista Avenue Piedmont, CA 94611   
Payment:Paid
Contact:Stacy Thorn
Posted:Dec 1, 2014
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The City of Piedmont is a charter city of approximately 11,000 residents located in the beautiful Oakland Hills, overlooking the San Francisco Bay. The city, which is virtually built out, consists of established, high-quality single family homes on quiet tree-lined streets.Piedmont is centrally located within a few minutes from Oakland and San Francisco on the West and Concord and Walnut Creek on the East. Within Piedmont’s 1.8 square-mile area there are five city parks and numerous landscaped areas which offer wooded paths, tennis courts, children’s playgrounds and picnic facilities.

DEFINITION
Under general supervision, performs a variety of routine to…

Location:Pasadena, CA   
Payment:Paid
Category:Landuse
Contact:maria@aralicenses.com
Posted:Dec 1, 2014
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Small Los Angeles Area consulting firm working with hospitality industry clients, seeks individual to assist with site research, information analysis, plan review/revision, and preparation of documents required to file conditional use permits, land use entitlement applications and related documents with city planning offices. Other responsibilities may include site visits, attendance at city planning offices, council offices, neighborhood and community meetings.

Candidate must be self disciplined, detail oriented, organized and possess excellent research, written and oral communication skills. Direct experience with a city planning department required, experience and familiarity with City of Los Angeles Planning favorable.

Requirements:

Firm:REACH
Location:Portland, OR   
Payment:Paid
Contact:jobapplication@reachcdc.org
Posted:Dec 1, 2014
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REACH is currently looking for a full-time Housing Development Project Manager. The HD Project Manager conducts feasibility studies, secures financing and manages the development process to develop new and rehabilitated affordable housing projects.

Position emphasizes finance aspects of development, and requires a high level of skills in the area of financial project structuring. Position requires excellent judgment and the ability to make critical decisions that align with REACH’s goals and mission.

Education and/or Experience:
• Bachelors Degree in real estate development, urban planning, business or related field preferred.
• Minimum three years of progressively responsible experience with affordable…

Location:Oakland   
Payment:Paid
Contact:Jamie Parks
Posted:Dec 1, 2014
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The City of Oakland seeks to fill one or more part-time positions. This internship will provide the successful candidate an opportunity to develop the technical skills needed for a career in the growing field of multimodal transportation planning.
The pay is approximately $21.00 per hour. The successful candidate is expected to work no fewer than 15 hours per week for at least eight (8) months. Interns may work a maximum of 975 hours per fiscal year (July 1 to June 30), and the duration of employment shall last no longer than 2 years. The position is currently open; the start…

Location:Washington, DC   
Payment:Paid
Start Date:Feb 2, 2015
Category:Other
Contact:Angela Enriquez
Posted:Nov 25, 2014
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The WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities seeks an Associate to guide several urban energy and climate research and institutional development projects to successful completion and measurable impacts. The Associate will develop research and provide writing and project management support to the Energy and Climate team, which contributes to research and project implementation in the areas of energy, climate change and finance related to cities and urban transport.

The position is being offered in a small and expanding team that is working on energy and climate change in cities with an underlying focus on development impacts of related activities…

Location:Oakland   
Payment:Paid
Contact:Elton Clark
Posted:Nov 24, 2014
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Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a national environmental nonprofit organization, seeks a part-time, temporary Program Coordinator for our Western Regional office in Oakland, CA. This is a great opportunity for someone interested in trails and how they facilitate active transportation, recreation, and healthy, sustainable communities. The position is 15-20 hours per week for approximately 9-12 months beginning in December, 2014.

Salary: $20/hour, no benefits.

Duties: Support our trail development and policy programs by assisting with research and drafting of fact sheets, issue briefs and training materials relating to active transportation, recreation and trail planning/design/maintenance issues; support our Bay Area Trails Collaborative…

Location:Palo Alto   
Payment:Paid
Contact:Jessica Sullivan
Posted:Nov 24, 2014
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The City of Palo Alto is seeking a motivated, creative and technically proficient individual to serve as a Parking Intern within the Transportation Department at the City. This individual will work with the Parking Manager on a myriad of programs and projects including but not limited to parking permit programs, parking technology implementation, downtown parking and wayfinding projects, permit policies, transportation demand management policies and programs and many other tasks. The intern may be asked to participate and prepare for community meetings, meet with parking technology and other parking and TDM-related vendors, do research projects, create and analyze data related…

Location:San Francisco   
Payment:Paid
Contact:Michael Eng
Posted:Nov 24, 2014
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The San Francisco Planning Department is currently recruiting to fill a 5278 Planner II position to perform mid-level planning work in our Zoning and Compliance Division. Below is a link to the job announcement on the City’s Human Resources job website.

http://www.jobaps.com/SF/sup/bulpreview.asp?R1=PEX&R2=5278&R3=064137

Location:3675 Mt. Diablo Blvd., #210 Lafayette, CA 94549   
Payment:Paid
Start Date:Jan 31, 2015
Contact:Tracy Robinson
925.299.3227
Posted:Nov 19, 2014
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The City of Lafayette (pop. 24,000) is recruiting for the position of Transportation Planner. Lafayette prides itself on its vibrant downtown, beautiful tree-studded hillsides and great schools. This position will be part of the team that ensures that Lafayette retains its semi-rural character and “small town” downtown feel.

The Transportation Planner participates in a wide range of local and regional projects related to policies and planning for effective multi-modal circulation and parking. The position staffs the Circulation Commission, researches grants, writes proposals, and coordinates with regional agencies to make recommendations for traffic mitigation measures. The position is also…

Location:Woodland, CA   
Payment:Paid
Contact:Dana Washington
Posted:Nov 18, 2014
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Position Summary: The Community Organizers will be responsible for generating program participants and establishing community connections. We are looking for applicants who know the Woodland community and have local ties. They will report to the Lead Community Organizer, and will manage volunteers and community group partners. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: coordinating the strategic planning efforts of this community-based initiative in collaboration with partner organizations, and using grassroots organizing and advocacy methodologies to effectively implement this program. Community Organizers are responsible for generating program leads, planning local events/ workshops, canvassing, tabling, and data entry.

Responsibilities:

Location:Woodland, CA   
Payment:Paid
Contact:Dana Washington
Posted:Nov 18, 2014
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Position Summary: The Lead Organizer is responsible for the creation and implementation of grassroots organizing in Woodland, overall program performace, as well as the management of community organizers, volunteers, and daily operations in the community. They will collaborate with local leaders and partner organizations to engage Woodland residents in energy saving behaviors, products, and programs. We are looking for applicants who know the Woodland community and have local ties. The Lead Organizer will coordinate the strategic planning efforts of this community-based initiative in collaboration with partner organizations, using grassroots organizing and advocacy approaches to effectively lead the outreach team.

Location:Sacramento or Walnut Creek   
Payment:Paid
Contact:Jennifer Russell
Posted:Nov 11, 2014
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The Research Analyst position will be responsible for the implementation of our research platform for the Northern California industrial market, as well as provide research support for the local brokerage teams in the Northern California region. The Research Analyst will partner with all employees and clients to complement and enhance their business needs.

This position will build and continue to elevate a best-in-class research program that differentiates JLL and drives a competitive advantage in the marketplace through market expertise, analysis and insight. The position will report to the Research Manager for Northern California Industrial and will work closely…

Location:New Haven, CT   
Payment:Paid
Start Date:Nov 17, 2014
Contact:Jobs
Posted:Nov 4, 2014
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Initiative Associate, US Household Finance Initiative (New Haven, CT)

Reports to: Initiative Manager
Location: New Haven, CT
Deadline to apply: Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis
Desired start date: November 2014

Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA), is an international non-profit research organization. Based in New Haven, CT, with offices in New York, NY, Washington, D.C. and worldwide, IPA works with development partners and academic researchers to create and evaluate approaches to solving development problems, to communicate “what works” in development and to scale up successful projects in a variety of fields, including health, education, microfinance,…

Location:Berkeley, CA   
Payment:Paid
Category:Urban Design
Contact:Human Resources
Posted:Oct 30, 2014
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PlaceWorks is a multi-disciplinary firm of approximately 110 planners, urban designers, landscape architects, and technical specialists in several offices working in the fields of city planning, environmental review, urban design, landscape architecture, GIS and public participation. We have a strong commitment to sustainable planning and design and to empowering and improving communities. Please take a look at our website (www.placeworks.com) to find out more about the work we do.

We are seeking a designer for our Berkeley office that is passionate, creative, energetic, and deeply committed to producing design and planning work that shapes and…

Location:Oakland, CA   
Payment:Paid
Category:Environmental
Contact:Britt Hallquist
Posted:Oct 29, 2014
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Lamphier-Gregory is looking to fill one full-time position at the Senior Planner level to meet our expanding work load. We are a small consulting firm offering services primarily in the areas of environmental analysis, project management and urban planning. Our clients include cities, counties, LAFCOs, municipal utilities and private sector clients, principally in northern California.

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have an advanced degree in one of more of the following fields:

• City/regional planning

• Urban design/architecture

• Landscape architecture

• Forestry/natural resource management

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS: We are seeking candidates that can demonstrate as…

Location:101 8th Street Oakland, CA 94607   
Payment:Paid
Start Date:Jan 5, 2015
Category:Environmental
Contact:Christina Fong
510-464-7941
Posted:Oct 28, 2014
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ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST (P2/P3)
Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG)
101 8th Street, Oakland, CA 94607, Phone: 510-464-7900
ABAG Job #1485
Salary Range: $4,735 - $6,917 per month depending on qualifications
Company Web Site: www.abag.ca.gov
To view the official job announcement or to obtain the employment application, go to www.abag.ca.gov/jobs.html

POSITION SUMMARY
Contract-funded, full-time, limited duration position for 1 year, likely to be funded for an additional three years. Under supervision, incumbent will assist the Regional Water Quality Control Board to work on preparing, reviewing, and commenting on environmental documents to protect surface water, groundwater and aquatic habitats and…

Location:San Francisco Bay Area Strongly Preferred – Specific location TBD   
Payment:Paid
Start Date:Nov 17, 2014
Contact:Hiring Manager
Posted:Oct 21, 2014
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Position Summary: The Director will serve in a senior-level role and work closely with the Empower Executive team to develop innvovative and effective energy programs. The Director will work on all aspects of the company’s work, including, but not limited to, progam design, marketing, staff supervision, and campaign outreach. This position requires extensive experience working on complex projects with staff located across the country.

The Director must have an entrepreneurial spirit, as well as a passion for and experience in clean energy. This position requires someone who takes initiative and who can anticipate problems or challenges and quickly…

Location:San Francisco Bay Area – Specific location TBD   
Payment:Paid
Start Date:Nov 17, 2014
Contact:Hiring Manager
Posted:Oct 20, 2014
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The Program Associate is responsible for managing one of Empower Efficiency’s local outreach teams in the San Francisco Bay Area. The outreach team is composed of three to four community organizers and local volunteers. The Program Associate is responsible for reporting daily to the Empower exectutive team, engaging in regular communication with local government staff, and co-creating innovative outreach and marketing strategies to reach program goals.

The Program Associate must manage complex projects with many moving pieces and oversee task completion, as well as have strong communication and computer skills, excellent interpersonal skills, project coordination experience, and the…

Firm:SubArt
Location:San Francisco   
Payment:Unpaid
Start Date:Oct 20, 2014
Contact:Rachel Dinno Taylor
415.722.3363
Posted:Oct 20, 2014
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This position works directly with SubArt leadership to assess existing art in transit in metro systems around the world. This project will research and create a presentation of art in transit designed to connect riders with the vision of large-scale public art. This informational resource and database will support knowledge building around transit-oriented community development and creative placemaking initiatives.
This objective involves the identification of existing art in transit, the development of a database, and the creation of a document outlining art in transit.

Location:Sausalito CA   
Payment:Paid
Start Date:Nov 3, 2014
Contact:Andrew Lee
Posted:Oct 17, 2014
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Parisi Transportation Consulting is a growing company with the philosophy of providing high quality and focused services to our clients. We are committed to combining innovative approaches with traditional proven methods to develop creative and effective solutions. We are hired by cities and towns, counties, and state transportation departments; as well as by regional planning organizations, school districts, and private clients. Parisi provides services in traffic engineering, transportation planning, bicycle and pedestrian planning and design, Complete Streets planning and design, and Safe Routes to School planning. We also provide staff services to municipalities.

Parisi Transportation Consulting is seeking…

Location:Sausalito CA   
Payment:Paid
Start Date:Nov 3, 2014
Contact:Andrew Lee
Posted:Oct 17, 2014
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Parisi Transportation Consulting is a growing company with the philosophy of providing high quality and focused services to our clients. We are committed to combining innovative approaches with traditional proven methods to develop creative and effective solutions. We are hired by cities and towns, counties, and state transportation departments; as well as by regional planning organizations, school districts, and private clients. Parisi provides services in traffic engineering, transportation planning, bicycle and pedestrian planning and design, Complete Streets planning and design, and Safe Routes to School planning. We also provide staff services to municipalities.

Parisi Transportation Consulting is seeking…

Firm:Amtrak
Location:Washington DC   
Payment:Paid
Contact:Nikki Rudnick
Posted:Oct 14, 2014
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Amtrak’s Finance Department has three openings on our Service Planning & Costing team. This team is primarily responsible for conducting financial evaluations and forecasts of proposed changes to Amtrak routes and services.

The three openings are for two Senior Service Planners and one Lead Service Planner. These positions are open immediately. If you are interested please submit your resume and cover letter through the career section of our website.

Position(s) Description

Amtrak has two immediate openings for Senior Planners and one opening for a Lead Planner in our Finance Department. We are recruiting experienced transportation planners with…

Location:Washington, DC   
Payment:Paid
Contact:Allison Davis
Posted:Oct 14, 2014
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We have a Senior Planner position open at WMATA in the Office of Planning. Job number is 141056 and you can get more information/apply at http://www.wmata.com/careers/. Note the job closes at 11:59pm the night before the closing date posted on the position, which is 10/17/14. If you know of anyone who interested, please have them submit their application ASAP this week.

General Description: This position is with the Access Planning & Policy Analysis (APPA) program area in Metro’s Office of Planning. The APPA program area focuses on region- and system-wide policy and planning efforts to improve access…

Location:Berkeley   
Payment:Paid
Category:Urban Design
Contact:HR
Posted:Oct 13, 2014
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RAIMI + ASSOCIATES, INC., an urban planning consulting firm in downtown Berkeley, CA with offices in Los Angeles and Riverside, seeks a full-time Planner/Urban Designer. We will consider all candidates for the position that offer the diversity of expertise we are seeking and the position can be either entry-level or intermediate-level, depending on your qualifications. The ideal candidate will be able to immediately contribute to existing projects and help expand the firm’s practice in the long term. The position may start as a 3-month full-time contract position that could lead to permanent employment.

We are looking for an…

Location:San Francisco   
Payment:Paid
Category:Housing
Contact:HR
Posted:Oct 13, 2014
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Title: Project Manager
Location: San Francisco
Dept.: Development
Job code: BHC 14-51-7910
Type: Full-time, Exempt

THE POSITION:

The Project Manager will report to the EVP of Development and join the Northern California team of BRIDGE Housing. The Project Manager position manages all aspects of the development process, from site acquisition and project conception through construction completion and lease-up for multiple projects. The Project Manager is also responsible for ensuring a smooth transition of the process from development through occupancy and into operations.

For additional information, please see www.bridgehousing.com.
To Apply: Please list Job Code that you are…

Location:654 Mission Street, San Francisco   
Payment:Unpaid
Contact:Volunteer & Intern Coordinator
Posted:Oct 13, 2014
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Front Desk Ambassador

ABOUT SPUR

SPUR is one of North America’s preeminent urban planning and public policy organizations. Through research, advocacy and public education, SPUR promotes good planning and good government. SPUR is a member-supported nonprofit organization.

COMMITMENT

Schedule: two shifts per week: 9-5, Wednesday & Friday availability
Location: SPUR Urban Center, 654 Mission Street, San Francisco
Duration: 3+ months
Reports to: Research and Volunteer Coordinator

SUMMARY

This role merges reception, membership services, exhibition guide and event support. As SPUR's friendly face, the Ambassador will be in constant contact with visitors, policy staff, forum…

Location:Berkeley, CA   
Payment:Paid
Category:Landuse
Contact:Human Resources
Posted:Oct 8, 2014
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The Berkeley office of PlaceWorks is seeking a Marketing & Production Assistant to help prepare and produce proposals and statements of qualifications (SOQs). The Marketing & Production Assistant must be able to work closely with the marketing and production team to meet deadlines on a weekly basis, often meeting multiple deadlines per week. Candidate must be extremely organized and willing to work with staff across offices and subconsultants from a wide variety of disciplines. Familiarity with the fields of land use planning, design, and/or environmental review is a plus, but is not required.

Candidates must have a bachelor’s…

Location:1362 Rutan Dr, Suite 100 Livermore, CA 94551   
Payment:Paid
Start Date:Nov 3, 2014
Contact:Beverly Adamo
925-455-7555
Posted:Oct 3, 2014
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The successful Intern will possess a High School Diploma and be a full-time or part-time student currently enrolled at a college or university interested in pursuing a career in transportation, management analysis, geography, or urban/regional planning. Experience using MS Word, Excel and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) highly desirable. Must have excellent reading, writing, comprehension and editing skills. No transportation planning work experience required. Interns must be available to work a minimum of 10 hours and a maximum of 20 hours a week, and meet with the supervisor once a week during regular business hours of LAVTA;…

Location:654 Mission Street, San Francisco   
Payment:Unpaid
Start Date:Oct 30, 2014
Contact:Briana Bixby or Zoe Hatziantoniou
Posted:Oct 2, 2014
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COMMITMENT

Hours per week: 10-20 hours per week
Commitment: ~3 months
Start Date: October 2014
Reports to: Ben Grant, Ocean Beach Project Manager

ABOUT SPUR

The San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association (SPUR) is one of North America’s preeminent urban planning and public policy organizations. Through research, advocacy and public education, SPUR promotes good planning and good government. SPUR is a member-supported nonprofit organization.

SUMMARY

Since 2010, SPUR has led an extensive interagency and public process for the development of the Ocean Beach Master Plan and three subsequent implementation implementation studies. This work…

Location:Moraga, CA   
Payment:Paid
Contact:Stephanie Hom
Posted:Oct 1, 2014
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Salary Range: $5,724 - $6,957 / month
Final Filing Date: October 31, 2014, 3:00 p.m.

ABOUT THE TOWN
The Town of Moraga is a small general law city of about 16,000 residents in Contra Costa County. Home to Saint Mary’s College, the Town values its open space, quality residential neighborhoods, semi-rural character and excellent public schools. With a Council-Manager form of government, the Town has a small but dynamic staff that works closely across all departments to provide high quality services to its residents and businesses.

ABOUT THE POSITION
The Town seeks to hire a professional to join…

Location:Belvedere, CA   
Payment:Paid
Contact:Irene Borba
Posted:Sep 29, 2014
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The City seeks a highly qualified, customer service oriented professional with a strong background in planning, zoning and design review to serve as Associate Planner.

Salary: $6,185-7,515/month
Final Filing Date: Friday, October 17, 2014, at 5:00 PM

Application Procedure: To be considered for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to
Irene Borba at iborba@cityofbelvedere.org

About the City:
Located in Marin County approximately ten miles north of the Golden Gate Bridge, the City of Belvedere has a physical setting surrounded by water that is unparalleled. The City has a total area of 2.42 square miles,…

Location:Bakersfield, CA   
Payment:Paid
Category:Landuse
Contact:Tina Burke
Posted:Sep 29, 2014
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The Kern County Personnel Department is accepting applications for Planner I/II.
One immediate opening exists at the Kern County Planning and Community Development Department for an entry/journey level Planner responsible for performing a variety of professional duties in support of current and advanced land use planning. Duties include: provide information and assistance to the general public and the development community on a daily basis; review and analyze land use proposals based upon established zoning and subdivision regulations and design standards; research and prepare professional staff reports; and make recommendations to elected and appointed officials. Strong verbal, written, and…

Location:San Francisco   
Payment:Paid
Contact:Jobs
Posted:Sep 29, 2014
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Please submit applications no later than Tuesday, 11/04/2014

The Transportation Planner Series, Planning Division, includes three levels of professional Transportation Planners who manage planning and corridor studies and other planning projects, facilitate community outreach efforts, and represent the Transportation Authority on technical and policy advisory groups.

The Senior Transportation Planner is the intermediate level of the Transportation Planner Series, Planning Division. The Senior Transportation Planner is responsible for assignments that are highly complex and sensitive in nature, where substantial judgment and initiative are essential in making recommendations and resolving problems. The duties specified below are characteristic of the…

Location:101 8th Street Oakland, CA 94607   
Payment:Paid
Start Date:Nov 3, 2014
Contact:Christina Fong
510-464-7941
Posted:Sep 22, 2014
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REGIONAL PLANNER (P1/P2)
ABAG Job #14-83
Location: 101 8th Street, Oakland, CA 94607
Salary Range: $4,126 - $5,755 per month depending on education and qualifications
Company Web Site: www.abag.ca.gov
To view the official job announcement go to www.abag.ca.gov/jobs.html

POSITION SUMMARY
This is a 2-year position with the possibility of extension within the ABAG Planning and Research Department. Under supervision, the Regional Planner will perform a wide variety of professional and technical planning assignments. Major tasks include regional economic and demographic data management and modeling, regional land use planning, analysis of sustainable development strategies, housing affordability research and…

Location:101 8th Street Oakland, CA 94607   
Payment:Unpaid
Start Date:Nov 3, 2014
Contact:Christina Fong
510-464-7941
Posted:Sep 22, 2014
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REGIONAL PLANNER/ANALYST (P3/P4)
ABAG Job #14-82
Location: 101 8th Street, Oakland, CA 94607
Salary Range: $5,690 - $7,600 per month DOQ
Company Web Site: www.abag.ca.gov
To view the official job announcement go to www.abag.ca.gov/jobs.html

POSITION SUMMARY
As part of the Research Team within the Planning and Research Department, the Regional Planner/Analyst performs a broad range of analytic, research and planning duties particularly focused on regional forecasting, land use, employment, and housing. Under the supervision of the Chief Economist and the Planning and Research Director, the incumbent would be one of the lead members of a team performing regional forecasting,…

Location:101 8th Street Oakland, CA 94607   
Payment:Paid
Start Date:Nov 3, 2014
Contact:Christina Fong
510-464-7941
Posted:Sep 22, 2014
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POSITION SUMMARY
This is a 2-year position with the possibility of extension within the ABAG Planning and Research Department. Under supervision, the Regional Planner will perform a wide variety of professional and technical planning assignments. Major tasks include regional economic and demographic data management and modeling, regional land use planning, analysis of sustainable development strategies, housing affordability research and strategies, planning for and research on complete communities, neighborhood plans, and infill. In addition to analytic, planning and policy responsibilities, the Regional Planner works closely with city planners and county agencies on data collection, data reconciliation, and…

Location:Berkeley, CA   
Payment:Paid
Category:Environmental
Contact:Cathy Brown
Posted:Sep 22, 2014
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LSA’s Berkeley office is seeking a Senior Environmental Planner/Project Manager. The ideal candidate will have 5 to 7 years of experience successfully preparing and managing CEQA and NEPA documents for local jurisdictions and special districts (e.g., parks, schools, open space).

Candidates require experience writing environmental review documents and conducting environmental analysis, as well as overseeing all aspects of a project including leading meetings with clients and regulatory agencies, coordinating reviews with environmental and technical staff, scoping projects for the appropriate level of environmental review, budget control and invoicing, maintaining schedules, managing subconsultants, and conducting quality control. The ideal candidate…

Location:Denver, CO   
Payment:Paid
Category:Landuse
Contact:HR
Posted:Sep 17, 2014
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Clarion Associates is a nationally recognized consulting firm specializing in land-use planning, sustainability, zoning and plan implementation, and historic preservation. We have offices in Denver, Colorado; Chapel Hill, North Carolina; and affiliated offices in Chicago, Cincinnati, and Philadelphia. For more information, please see www.clarionassociates.com.

About the Position: We are looking for a full-time associate who will be an integral part of our growing Denver office. Primary responsibilities for this position will be to provide support for all aspects of the firm’s planning practice, including, but not limited to:

-Research and analysis of trends and best…

Location:San Francisco, CA   
Payment:Paid
Category:Landuse
Contact:HR
Posted:Sep 17, 2014
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Modus, Inc. is currently searching for highly talented and driven professionals to fill Land Use Planning Positions in our downtown San Francisco office. These positions offer an opportunity for those interested in Architecture, Urban Planning, Urban Design, Historic Preservation and Environmental Compliance to gain valuable work experience while participating on dynamic and fast-paced team-based projects.

Planning professionals will: Conduct research and review multiple jurisdictional zoning ordinances as it pertains to wireless telecommunication facilities. Prepare preliminary zoning/permitting analyses in accordance with jurisdictional requirements. Provide site-specific design, zoning & permitting analyses for selected sites. Prepare zoning and…

Location:Novato, CA   
Payment:Paid
Contact:HR
Posted:Sep 17, 2014
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FINAL FILING DEADLINE: September 19, 2014

To apply for this position, please visit www.governmentjobs.com or www.novatojobs.org

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:

Planner I: $5,198 " $6,319 per month

Planner II: $5,710 " $6,941 per month

Monthly contribution towards benefits up to $1,030 per month.

THE POSITIONS

The Planner I/II will provide the Planning Division with a variety of professional planning functions including technical reviews of development, land use applications and zoning matters. The incumbents provide advice and information to assist the public, developers, the business community and City staff with related matters. The positions are…

Location:Santa Cruz, CA   
Payment:Paid
Contact:HR
Posted:Sep 17, 2014
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CLOSING DATE: October 02, 2014

COMPANY WEBSITE: http://www.cityofsantacruz.com

JOB DESCRIPTION: Transportation Planner I/II

$5,646 " $8,873 Monthly

Recruitment #15-032

Under general direction, the Transportation Planner I/II plans, coordinates and administers transportation planning programs; coordinates transportation planning issues within the City and with other agencies; performs or procures and reviews transportation studies and analyses; assists with developing and implementing the City’s Capital Improvement Program; and performs related duties as assigned.

Apply by 5:00 p.m. Thursday 10/2/14. For a complete list of job requirements and to apply online, go to www.cityofsantacruz.com and click on Jobs.

Location:Martinez, CA   
Payment:Paid
Contact:Marta Rincon
Posted:Sep 17, 2014
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Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) Built Environment, Injury Prevention & Physical Activity Promotion Project is seeking a Built Environment Specialist to become part of our dynamic team. We work in partnership with other government organizations, community groups, and residents to build healthy, sustainable and socially-just neighborhoods through capacity building, technical assistance, urban planning, and policy change. The Built Environment Specialist provides lead direction and coordination for these efforts. This position requires an individual with strong communication, data and policy analysis skills. It also requires someone who is a strategic, critical thinker, who is able to communicate and advocate effectively…

Location:San Francisco   
Payment:Paid
Contact:Michael Eng
Posted:Sep 17, 2014
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CLOSING DATE: September 23, 2014

COMPANY WEBSITE: http://www.Click2Apply.net/kgc4ffh

Salary:$23.23 " $28.23/hour

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

This is an opportunity to work in a dynamic, inter-disciplinary, and innovative department and share in our vision to make San Francisco the worlds’ most livable urban place " environmentally, economically, socially and culturally.

Invest in Neighborhoods is an interagency partnership to strengthen and revitalize neighborhood commercial districts around San Francisco. The initiative, led by the Office of Economic and Workforce Development (OEWD), currently being piloted in 25 commercial districts, aims to strengthen existing business, improve physical conditions, increase quality of life…

Location:654 Mission Street, San Francisco   
Payment:Paid
Contact:Volunteer & Intern Coordinator
Posted:Sep 16, 2014
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ABOUT SPUR

SPUR, a member-supported nonprofit organization, is one of North America’s preeminent urban planning and public policy organizations. Through research, advocacy and public education, SPUR promotes good planning and good government. SPUR San Jose, launched in 2012, increased the breadth of policy, research and programming efforts, marking an expansion from San Francisco and regional-based topics to those prevalent in Northern California’s largest city, San Jose. SPUR Oakland, launching in 2015, will continue the organization’s work in the East Bay.

COMMITMENT

Hours per week: Approx. 24-30 hours per week
Duration: 6 months
Start Date: September…

Location:49-51 Chambers Street, Rm 1027 New York, NY 10007   
Payment:Paid
Contact:PfPEmployment@cityparksfoundation.org
Posted:Sep 16, 2014
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JOB: Technical Assistance Manager, Partnerships for Parks
STARTDATE: Immediate
SALARY: Starting at $53,000 (based on experience) + full benefits

City Parks Foundation (CPF) is an independent, non-profit organization that enriches lives and improves
communities across New York City with free and accessible programs in parks. We present arts, sports, education
and community-building programs that connect diverse communities at the neighborhood level. Founded in 1989,
CPF currently serves more than 600,000 New Yorkers through our work in over 750 parks across the five
boroughs. CPF organizes communities to support neighborhood parks through its Partnerships for Parks…

Location:San Francisco and Mountain View   
Payment:Unpaid
Start Date:Sep 29, 2014
Contact:Uri Pachter
Posted:Sep 15, 2014
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About the Opportunity
Greenbelt Alliance is looking for a passionate and personable urbanist to become the newest member of the Public Square team. Public Square combines our new, innovative online engagement tool (publicsquare.org) with creative, on-the-ground community outreach, making it easier for residents to address place-based issues in their communities. You will promote Public Square at community meetings, neighborhood associations, and in public space. You will also provide community management support on the Public Square online tool. Work for this initiative and position will be completed in San Francisco and/or Mountain View.

This position requires at least a 20…

Firm:SFMTA
Location:San Francisco   
Payment:Paid
Contact:Tracy Pon
Posted:Sep 9, 2014
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Under direction, the 1822 Administrative Analyst performs analytical project work to support the Transportation Demand Management (TDM) program in developing policies and programs that increase sustainable mode choices for all trips. This position will work on projects and programs that promote safety for people who walk and bicycle as a strategy to reduce severe and fatal injuries from collisions and support increased walking and biking in San Francisco as well as additional efforts that are developed for this growing team. Efforts include bicycle education at workplaces, safety and encouragement campaigns, and large vehicle driver training. This position will interface…

Location:Oakland   
Payment:Paid
Contact:HR
Posted:Sep 8, 2014
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Our Oakland office is seeking a full time Research Analyst to provide support in the preparation of the full range of EPS work products under the direction of a project manager. This includes revitalization/redevelopment, real estate feasibility, public finance, fiscal and economic impact, land use policy, and other analyses. This is a challenging position offering professional development and a stimulating environment to the individual with the right skills and an interest in the interplay between economics and public policy in the development of cities and regions.

Location:Los Angeles   
Payment:Paid
Start Date:Oct 1, 2014
Contact:Meg Robertson
Posted:Sep 8, 2014
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UNITE HERE is recruiting a full-time Campaign Researcher to conduct research and develop campaign strategies that will improve the lives of low-wage hospitality industry workers. These positions will have a heavy focus on engaging in the development process for new hotels and other facilities.

UNITE HERE needs talented Campaign Researchers to join in the struggle to organize unorganized hospitality workers. The researchers will engage developers and other stakeholders to promote living wage jobs wherever new projects are being built. This position will require at least one year of in-depth training in San Francisco, after which relocation to a different…

Location:San Francisco   
Payment:Paid
Start Date:Oct 1, 2014
Contact:Meg Robertson
Posted:Sep 8, 2014
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UNITE HERE is recruiting a full-time Campaign Researcher to conduct research and develop campaign strategies that will improve the lives of low-wage hospitality industry workers. These positions will have a heavy focus on engaging in the development process for new hotels and other facilities.

UNITE HERE needs talented Campaign Researchers to join in the struggle to organize unorganized hospitality workers. The researchers will engage developers and other stakeholders to promote living wage jobs wherever new projects are being built. This position will require at least one year of in-depth training in San Francisco, after which relocation to a different…

Location:Shenzhen, China   
Payment:Paid
Start Date:Oct 13, 2014
Category:Urban Design
Contact:Michael G
Posted:Sep 4, 2014
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Must be technically a student at time of internship (for visa purposes). www.upr.cn

Shenzhen, China: The Urban Planning and Design Institute of Shenzhen (UPDIS) is a comprehensive urban planning and design company with 400 employees. As the first planning institute in Shenzhen, UPDIS has helped guide the city’s development as it grew from 200,000 people 30 years ago to an estimated 15 million people today. About 40% of our projects are in Shenzhen (China’s first Special Economic Zone, just across the border from Hong Kong), with 60% elsewhere in China. Projects have ranged from regional planning and long range…

Location:Glendale, CA   
Payment:Paid
Start Date:Sep 2, 2014
Category:Urban Design
Contact:Griselda Trujillo
Posted:Sep 2, 2014
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Walt Disney Imagineering is the master planning, creative development, design, engineering, production, project management, and research and development arm of Disney’s Parks and Resorts business segment. Representing more than 150 disciplines, its talented corps of Imagineers is responsible for the creation of Disney resorts, theme parks and attractions, hotels, water parks, real estate developments, regional entertainment venues, cruise ships and new media technology projects. Our mission is to create magical Disney experiences around the world that provide opportunities for friends and families to spend time together . . . making memories that last a lifetime.

We are…

Firm:YBike
Location:San Francisco   
Payment:Paid
Contact:YBike
Posted:Aug 28, 2014
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Under the supervision of the YBike Program Coordinator, this position is responsible for maintaining and operating after-school YBike bicycle safety education programs for elementary- and middle-school youth at multiple off-site public middle school sites. Bike Program Staff will also work one-day bike rodeos at elementary schools sites as well as other community- and city-wide events and outreach efforts, such as Bike to School Day; assist with Safe Routes to School pedestrian and bicycle safety education programs; assist with in-school P.E. programs; lead monthly family and youth bicycling-related classes at the Presidio Community YMCA; or assisting with other related YBike programs…

Location:Oakland   
Payment:Paid
Contact:Jobs
Posted:Aug 28, 2014
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HOPE Collaborative’s mission is to create community-driven and sustainable environmental change that will significantly improve the health and wellness of Oakland flatland community members. We envision vibrant Oakland neighborhoods that provide equitable access to affordable, healthy, locally grown food; safe and inviting places for physical activity and play; sustainable, successful, local economies"all to the benefit of the families and youth living in Oakland's most vulnerable neighborhoods.

The Project Associate works with the Project Director to coordinate implementation of HOPE Collaborative’s Built Environment Community Action Plan, focusing on healthy planning initiatives at the neighborhood and city-wide levels.

More info…

Location:Juneau, AK   
Payment:Paid
Contact:HR
Posted:Aug 26, 2014
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These are permanent full-time positions working in the Planning Division of the CBJ Community Development Department. The positions may be classified at any level from the entry/trainee to the journey level. The level at which the selected applicant is appointed will be based on the applicant’s qualifications.

For more information and application:
Visit www.juneau.org and click on ‘Jobs’

Location:Berkeley, CA   
Payment:Paid
Category:Environmental
Contact:Cathy Brown
Posted:Aug 26, 2014
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LSA’s Berkeley office is seeking a Senior Environmental Planner/Project Manager. The ideal candidate will have 5 to 7 years of experience successfully preparing and managing CEQA and NEPA documents for local jurisdictions and special districts (e.g., parks, schools, open space).

Candidates require experience writing environmental review documents and conducting environmental analysis, as well as overseeing all aspects of a project including leading meetings with clients and regulatory agencies, coordinating reviews with environmental and technical staff, scoping projects for the appropriate level of environmental review, budget control and invoicing, maintaining schedules, managing subconsultants, and conducting quality control. The ideal candidate…

Location:Carlsbad, CA   
Payment:Paid
Contact:HR
Posted:Aug 26, 2014
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SAVE THE DATE! Interviews are tentatively planned for October 6 & 7, 2014.

Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will have a successful track record working independently with discretion and initiative on advance planning activities in support of City Council programs and the General Plan. He/she will present as a professional capable of driving deadlines and milestones on complex, long range planning assignments, requiring exceptional project management and prioritization skills. The Associate Planner will take projects from origination through to completion, occasionally providing presentations to business groups, neighborhood groups, other professionals, the Planning Commission and City Council.

Location:Chicago   
Payment:Paid
Contact:Catherine Holland Hatcher
Posted:Aug 26, 2014
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The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) is seeking to hire a Policy Analyst. CMAP is the official regional planning organization for the northeastern Illinois counties of Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, and Will. CMAP developed and now guides the implementation of metropolitan Chicago's comprehensive regional plan, GO TO 2040, which was adopted unanimously by leaders from across the seven counties in fall 2010. To address anticipated population growth of more than 2 million new residents, GO TO 2040 establishes coordinated strategies that help the region’s 284 communities address transportation, housing, economic development, open space, the environment, and other…

Location:Oakland   
Payment:Paid
Contact:Tamara Halbritter
Posted:Aug 26, 2014
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An Oakland-based professional consulting firm seeks a full-time, skilled assistant transportation planner to support transportation planning research, data collection, data analysis, report writing and meetings. This fast-paced, full-time assistant transportation planner position is conveniently located in the City Center in downtown Oakland, California. If you are interested in shaping the future of transportation, want to learn more and are curious about transportation planning, have the ability to manage your time well and want to work with and support a wide variety of people, this job is for you. The pay is competitive.

See more:
http://www.acumentransit.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/Assistant-Transportation-Planner_ABE_2014.pdf

Location:San Francisco   
Payment:Paid
Contact:Kathie Studwell
Posted:Aug 26, 2014
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Internship Opportunity " Pilot: Pricing Policy & Practice for On-Street Residential Parking in SF

The SFMTA Sustainable Streets Division Parking team is looking for a sharp and able person to assist with a federally-funded pilot program that will test the adaptation and application of on-street parking pricing techniques in residential neighborhoods. The project entails designing the pilot program to apply innovative approaches to residential parking management for San Francisco’s streets, as well as sharing our findings and guidance with other American and international cities. This is a paid internship; number of hours available over the next year is 500.…

Location:Sacramento, Santa Clara, and Los Angeles Counties   
Payment:Paid
Category:Environmental
Contact:Robin Ely
(916) 227-7858
Posted:Aug 26, 2014
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The California High-Speed Rail Authority is responsible for planning, designing, building and operation
of the first high-speed rail system in the nation.

o Work on world class projects
o Opportunities in Sacramento, Santa Clara, and Los Angeles Counties
o Receive excellent health, dental, vision and retirement benefits
o Enjoy paid vacation and holidays


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Either I
One year of experience in the California state service performing the more difficult and complex work on special environmental projects or research studies as an in-house consultant; or managing an interdisciplinary team preparing environmental studies and preparing environmental documents in a class…

Firm:SubArt
Location:San Francisco   
Payment:Unpaid
Start Date:Aug 25, 2014
Category:Landuse
Contact:Rachel
415.722.3363
Posted:Aug 26, 2014
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This position works directly with SubArt leadership to assess partnerships for the long-term viability of an Art in Transit program. This project will assess the public, private, and institutional partnerships that could lead to driving a vibrant art in transit program for the Bay Area’s underground metro. This objective involves the identification of stakeholders, the development of a database of partners and potential funders, and the research and assessment of successful public-private partnerships that could be models for an art in transit program.

The daily functional tasks include:
• Identification of potential corporate, art and cultural, and academic…

Firm:HNTB
Location:Oakland CA   
Payment:Paid
Contact:Janelle Casey
Posted:Aug 25, 2014
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HNTB is seeking candidates for an Aviation Planner position for our Oakland, CA office. The ideal candidates will have background in Civil Engineering and a passion for Aviation.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

-Collects raw data and organizes in a form ready for analysis
-Assists in preparation of comprehensive plans and studies.
-Work from designs and plans of others, compile data, perform basic design and technical computations, and prepare drawings/presentation boards for limited portions of projects
-Assists in production of concepts, graphics and reports
-Assists in the development of presentation material, reports or report layout
-Applies recognized tools of analysis and provides…

Location:San Diego, CA   
Payment:Paid
Contact:LeSar Development
Posted:Aug 25, 2014
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Associate, Housing Programs and Policy
http://www.lesardevelopment.com/careers/ConPlan-Associate.pdf

Senior Associate, Housing Programs and Policy
http://www.lesardevelopment.com/careers/Senior-ConPlan-Associate.pdf

Collective Impact Coordinator
http://www.lesardevelopment.com/careers/Collective-Impact-Coordinator.pdf

Firm:SFMTA
Location:San Francisco   
Payment:Paid
Contact:HR
Posted:Aug 25, 2014
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We are currently accepting applications for our Technology, Data, and Analysis Division internship program. There are (2) two positions open. Please submit your application by Monday, August 25, 2014 for assured consideration. Submit a cover letter (indicating where you saw this job posted, the earliest date you could start, and the number of hours a week you are available"minimum 16, maximum 40) and resume via email (jobs@sfcta.org), fax (415.522.4829), or mail:

San Francisco County Transportation Authority
Attn: Human Resources (Technology, Data, and Analysis Internship)
1455 Market St., 22nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103

Indicate the section (Technology, Data,…

Firm:Hyphae
Location:Oakland, CA   
Payment:Paid
Category:Environmental
Contact:Hyphae
Posted:Aug 25, 2014
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The Hyphae Design Lab is a small, fun environmental design and engineering firmspecializing in cutting edge living systems and sustainable architecture/landscapearchitecture. We research and design innovative water systems, consult on green roofs,living walls and green architecture across the country. We are currently looking for a motivated studentto work with us on our upcoming, exciting projects - both local and international. Apply here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?usp=drive_web&formkey=dFNXaDlvcGFWaFlUUm5lM1lpWVRJaUE6MA#gid=0

Firm:MTC
Location:Oakland   
Payment:Paid
Category:Landuse
Contact:Michael Reilly
Posted:Aug 22, 2014
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The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (San Francisco Bay Area) is seeking to hire an Analyst, Land Use Models.

See job posting:
http://jobs.mtc.ca.gov/

Location:1455 Market Street, Suite 1200 SF, CA, 94103   
Payment:Paid
Contact:Sharon Hoff
Posted:Aug 22, 2014
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ABOUT THE POSITION
The San Francisco Clean Cities Coalition CCUWP Intern will have the opportunity to meaningfully contribute to projects aimed at reducing petroleum consumption and greenhouse gas emissions while improving air quality and the health of San Francisco’s residents. Activities may include:

• Promoting and implementing a local idle reduction campaign in collaboration with the Bay Area Air Quality Management District, the San Francisco Department of Public Health, the Parking Enforcement Division of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, and other partners.
• Assisting implementation of the San Francisco Alt Fuel Readiness Project, a California Energy Commission-funded initiative intended to…

Location:Newport Beach, CA   
Payment:Paid
Start Date:Sep 2, 2014
Contact:Kelly Wright
949-955-1500
Posted:Aug 22, 2014
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David Taussig & Associates, Inc. (DTA) is a public finance and urban economics consulting firm with its corporate offices in Newport Beach, and branch offices in Fresno, Riverside and San Francisco, California, as well as in Chicago, Illinois and Dallas, Texas. We specialize in municipal infrastructure and public services finance and land development economics. DTA provides consulting services to both public and private sector clients throughout California. We are also serving clients in Arizona, Hawaii, Illinois, Nevada ,New Mexico, Texas and Washington. DTA has been a pioneer in the implementation of new municipal finance techniques in California and…

Firm:SPUR
Location:654 Mission Street   
Payment:Unpaid
Start Date:Sep 1, 2014
Contact:Briana Bixby & Zoe Hatziantoniou
Posted:Aug 18, 2014
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ABOUT SPUR

SPUR is one of North America’s preeminent urban planning and public policy organizations. Through research, advocacy and public education, SPUR promotes good planning and good government. SPUR is a member-supported nonprofit organization.

COMMITMENT

• Schedule: Mondays and Tuesdays
• Location: SPUR Urban Center, 654 Mission Street, San Francisco
• Duration: 3+ months
• Reports to: Research and Volunteer Coordinator

SUMMARY

This role merges reception, membership services, exhibition guide and event support. As SPUR's friendly face, the Ambassador will be in constant contact with visitors, policy staff, forum guests and our board members. This position will have…

Location:Seattle, Washington   
Payment:Paid
Start Date:Jan 5, 2015
Category:Urban Design
Contact:Anindita Mitra
206 850 4293
Posted:Aug 14, 2014
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We are looking for a talented planner/urban designer with 4-6 years of experience only. Experience in the private sector is desired, but not necessary. Candidate must have excellent communications and writing skills. The ideal candidate will be versatile in a number of programs including GIS, sketch up, InDesign suite. AutoCAD experience is a plus. The offices are located in Seattle, Washington.

Location:Berkeley, CA   
Payment:Paid
Start Date:Sep 1, 2014
Category:Housing
Contact:Carolyn Bookhart
Posted:Aug 13, 2014
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Job Announcement

Temporary Part-Time Assistant Project Manager

Founded in 1984, Resources for Community Development (RCD) is a regional nonprofit housing developer working throughout Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin and Solano Counties. It is our mission to create and preserve affordable housing for people with the fewest options to build communities and enrich lives.

RCD’s portfolio consists of over 1900 affordable housing units in 12 cities and 3 counties throughout the East Bay Area. RCD is currently involved in a diverse range of projects that include several hundred units in predevelopment. RCD builds new construction…

Location:2201 Broadway Suite 502 Oakland, CA 94612   
Payment:Paid
Category:Other
Contact:Catarina Hinojos
Posted:Aug 11, 2014
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At ChangeLab Solutions, we believe achieving the common good means everyone has nourishing food; safe places to live and play; plenty of opportunities to bike, walk, or take transit; fresh water and clean air indoors and out. Meeting those needs requires good laws and policies that link housing, education, jobs, and the environment to healthy outcomes. It means efficient government working with strong and diverse leadership toward common goals. Many communities lack those fundamental capacities, and we want to change that.

Throughout the nation, ChangeLab Solutions works with neighborhoods, cities, and states to transform communities with laws…

Firm:SPUR
Location:654 Mission Street   
Payment:Unpaid
Contact:Briana Bixby and Zoe Hatziantoniou
Posted:Aug 8, 2014
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Hours per week: 15 hours minimum
Commitment: 3 months
Start Date: Early September
Reports to: Publication and Communications Manager

ABOUT SPUR

SPUR is one of North America’s preeminent urban planning and public policy organizations. Through research, advocacy and public education, SPUR promotes good planning and…

Location:Oakland, CA   
Payment:Paid
Category:Environmental
Contact:Robin Hayden
Posted:Aug 8, 2014
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Title: Analyst, Oakland CA
Location: Oakland, CA
Job Announcement No.: 2014-037
Applications received through: August 29, 2014

SUMMARY
Marstel-Day, LLC, an Environmental Consulting and Planning firm, is seeking one or more highly motivated Analyst(s) with a strong commitment to a conservation ethic and a strong desire to identify and support strategies for community planning and natural resource conservation; and a commitment to use "green" best management practices in the performance of their work on a variety of projects, primarily in support of the company's planning, environmental, natural resources, and sustainability efforts.

PRIMARY DUTIES
This is a full-time…

Firm:MIG
Location:Berkeley, CA   
Payment:Paid
Start Date:Aug 25, 2014
Category:Landuse
Contact:Priscilla Hoge
Posted:Aug 8, 2014
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MIG is seeking a multi-talented planner with a background in California land use planning and public policy in our Berkeley, CA office. The selected candidate will work with a team of planners and designers to produce reports, planning analyses and documents, as well as mapping and graphic materials for both public and private sector clients. The ideal candidate will have a master’s degree in urban, city or land use planning, and two to five years of work experience in California land use planning. The candidate must have strong writing skills, work as an enthusiastic team member, and have the ability…

Firm:MIG
Location:Berkeley, CA   
Payment:Paid
Start Date:Aug 25, 2014
Category:Urban Design
Contact:Priscilla Hoge
Posted:Aug 8, 2014
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MIG is seeking a multi-talented associate-level urban designer in our Berkeley, CA office. The selected candidate will work with a team of urban designers, landscape architects and planners to design streetscapes and other livable environments for both public and private sector clients. The candidate should be able to critically think of ways to create transformative spaces, as well as write design guidelines for streets and adjoining built form.

The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in urban design, landscape architecture or architecture, and one to three years of work experience in the discipline. The…

Location:Providence, RI   
Payment:Paid
Category:Other
Contact:Kevin Flynn, Associate Director, RI Division of Planning
(401) 222-6496
Posted:Aug 7, 2014
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The Rhode Island Statewide Planning Program is seeking a highly motivated individual to work with stakeholders on various planning issues involving local, state, and federal government agencies, community organizations, regional business interests, and the general public as a Principal Planner within its Data Center Unit.

Please see attached PDF for more information about this position.

Location:Providence, RI   
Payment:Paid
Contact:Kevin Flynn, Associate Director, RI Division of Planning
(401) 222-6496
Posted:Aug 7, 2014
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The Rhode Island Statewide Planning Program is seeking a highly motivated individual to work with stakeholders on various planning issues involving local, state, and federal government agencies, community organizations, regional business interests, and the general public as a Principal Planner within its Transportation Unit.

Please see attached PDF for more information about this position.

Location:Oakland, CA   
Payment:Paid
Start Date:Sep 15, 2014
Category:GIS
Contact:Robin Hayden
Posted:Aug 6, 2014
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Title: GIS Technician with Planning Emphasis
Location: Oakland, CA
Job Announcement No.: 2014-024
Applications received through: August 25, 2014
Expected start date: September 15, 2014
Marstel-Day, LLC, an environmental/conservation consulting and planning firm, seeks highly motivated GIS Technician with a strong commitment to a conservation ethic, a strong desire to identify and support strategies for community planning and natural resource conservation, and a commitment to use "green" best management practices in the performance of their work on a variety of projects, primarily in support of the company's planning, environmental and natural resource, and sustainability efforts.
Job Duties
The selected…

Location:Oakland, CA   
Payment:Paid
Start Date:Sep 15, 2014
Category:GIS
Contact:Robin Hayden
Posted:Aug 6, 2014
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Title: GIS Technician with Geography Emphasis
Locations: Oakland, CA
Job Announcement No.: 2014-028
Applications received through: August 22, 2014
Expected start date: September 15, 2014
Marstel-Day, LLC, an environmental/conservation consulting and planning firm, seeks highly motivated GIS Technicians with a strong commitment to a conservation ethic, a strong desire to identify and support strategies for community planning and natural resource conservation, and a commitment to use "green" best management practices in the performance of their work on a variety of projects, primarily in support of the company's planning, environmental and natural resource, and sustainability efforts. The company intends to hire…

Location:Oakland, CA   
Payment:Paid
Start Date:Sep 15, 2014
Category:GIS
Contact:Robin Hayden
Posted:Aug 6, 2014
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Title: GIS Technician with Environmental Science Emphasis
Location: Oakland, CA
Job Announcement No.: 2014-026
Applications received through: August 22, 2014
Expected start date: September 14, 2014
Marstel-Day, LLC, an environmental/conservation consulting and planning firm, seeks a highly motivated GIS Technician with a strong commitment to a conservation ethic, a strong desire to identify and support strategies for community planning and natural resource conservation, and a commitment to use "green" best management practices in the performance of their work on a variety of projects, primarily in support of the company's planning, environmental and natural resource, and sustainability efforts.
Job Duties…

Location:Oakland, CA   
Payment:Paid
Category:GIS
Contact:Robin Hayden
Posted:Aug 6, 2014
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Title: GIS Interns, Oakland, CA
Location: Oakland, California
Job Announcement No.: 2014-032
Applications received through: August 25, 2014

Marstel-Day, LLC, an Environmental Consulting and Planning firm, is seeking highly motivated GIS Interns (one or more) with a strong commitment to a conservation ethic and a strong desire to identify and support strategies for natural resource conservation and community planning; and a commitment to use "green" best management practices in the performance of their work in the Company's Oakland, CA office on a variety of projects, primarily in support of the company's environmental and natural resource, community planning and sustainability…

Location:Oakland, CA   
Payment:Paid
Category:GIS
Contact:Robin Hayden
Posted:Aug 6, 2014
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Title: Analyst, GIS
Location: Oakland, CA
Job Announcement No.: 2014-030
Applications received through: August 25, 2014
Marstel-Day, LLC, an Environmental Consulting and Planning firm, is seeking a highly motivated and experienced GIS Analyst with a strong commitment to a conservation ethic and a strong desire to identify and support strategies for community planning and natural resource conservation; and a commitment to use "green" best management practices in the performance of their work on a variety of projects, primarily in support of the company's planning, environmental, natural resources, and sustainability efforts.
Primary Duties
The selected analyst will provide direct project support…

Location:1736 Franklin Street Suite 500 Oakland, CA 94612   
Payment:Paid
Start Date:Sep 1, 2014
Category:Other
Contact:Robin Hayden
Posted:Jul 29, 2014
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Location: Oakland, CA
Job #: 2014-020

APPLICANTS SHOULD RESPOND NO LATER THAN August 22nd, 2014 TO BE ASSURED CONSIDERATION. NO WALK-INS PLEASE - APPLY VIA THE ONLINE EMPLOYMENT PAGE PROVIDED BELOW, THANK YOU!

Marstel-Day, LLC, an environmental consulting firm, seeks an entry-level Researcher or Researchers for its Oakland, CA office. This is a full-time position in which the incumbent will support mid-level staff, senior staff and planning staff on a variety of projects. Work requires incumbent to apply independent judgment in managing priorities and coordinating work activities to meet established deadlines.

Primary Duties and Capabilities include:
Will…

Location:San Mateo   
Payment:Paid
Contact:Jenny Yee
Posted:Jul 28, 2014
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The San Mateo County Health System is seeking a motivated and skilled Community Health Planner to join the dynamic Health Policy and Planning team (HPP). HPP advances health and equity by using primary prevention and place-based strategies to create the conditions that enable all San Mateo County residents to live healthy lives. The Community Health Planner should have expertise in advancing primary prevention and health equity through policy and environmental changes in areas such as healthy food access and the built environment. This position requires strong critical thinking, oral and written communication and data analysis skills. People from cultural, ethnic,…

Location:San Francisco   
Payment:Paid
Start Date:Aug 11, 2014
Contact:Suzanne Baugher
Posted:Jul 22, 2014
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General Duties: Coordinates frontline managers responsible for the day-to-day functions of the SF Paratransit office and is responsible for the planning and analytical responsibilities of the San Francisco office including all federal, state and local reporting; data generation; contractor payments; bank activity; etc. The incumbent must be capable of working independently and achieve a high level of productivity with little or no direct supervision.

Must be able to communicate, both orally and in writing, in a concise, clear and professional manner and possess the ability to explain project-related information, particularly fiscal data. Experience in leading and managing others and…

Location:Oakland, CA   
Payment:Paid
Contact:Barbara White
(916) 227-7513
Posted:Jul 14, 2014
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The bulletin announcing the examination below is amended as follows:


THE FINAL FILE DATE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO JULY 22, 2014


Caltrans strives to maintain a diverse workforce and be an equal opportunity employer to all regardless of political affiliation, race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age or sexual orientation. It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free state work place. Any applicant for State employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because…

Location:Oakland California   
Payment:Paid
Category:Urban Design
Contact:Hiring Manager
Posted:Jul 9, 2014
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Community Design + Architecture is looking for a Project Urban Designer with a focus on streetscape and public open space design, bicycle and pedestrian facility design, and an understanding of the linkages between transportation and land use. Candidates should have good Adobe Suite, CAD, and writing skills and 5 to 10 years of professional experience.

CD+A is a national leader in smart growth, green sustainable design, and New Urbanism. Our projects include the planning, design and implementation of complete streets and green streets, including multi- modal urban boulevards, bus rapid transit systems, urban bikeways and pedestrian infrastructure, and sustainable,…

Location:Chicago, IL   
Payment:Paid
Start Date:Aug 1, 2014
Contact:Ryan Hagerty
Posted:Jul 7, 2014
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Chicago-based advisory firm specializing in public/private partnerships and community/economic development seeks an Associate to specialize in Community Development Finance assignments with a particular emphasis on New Markets Tax Credits (NMTCs). The firm’s clients include major cities, non-profits, financial institutions and developers.

The firm provides a range of consulting services in the NMTC arena including:

• Preparation of competitive applications for submittal to US Treasury
• Reviewing potential projects that could benefit from NMTC financing
• Assisting potential borrowers such as health clinics, manufacturers, and developers in accessing NMTC financing
• Deal structuring and underwriting
• Transaction closing support
• Community impact assessment and…

Location:San Francisco   
Payment:Paid
Start Date:Aug 1, 2014
Category:Housing
Contact:Trafton Bean
Posted:Jul 3, 2014
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The Concord Group, one of the nation’s leading real estate strategy consulting firms, is seeking candidates for its Associate Consultant position for its San Francisco location. With 20 consultants in three offices (Newport Beach, San Francisco and New York), The Concord Group advises top developers, builders, financial institutions and municipalities worldwide on large land use, development and financing decisions.

The firm’s strength is derived from the passion and ability of its consultants, who are drawn from a broad array of professional and educational backgrounds. By virtue of our young and motivated workforce, we offer a unique…

Location:San Francisco   
Payment:Paid
Start Date:Aug 1, 2014
Category:Housing
Contact:Trafton Bean
Posted:Jul 3, 2014
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The Concord Group is one of the nation’s leading real estate strategy consulting firms. With 20 consultants in three offices (Newport Beach, San Francisco and New York), The Concord Group advises top developers, builders, financial institutions and municipalities worldwide on large land use, development and financing decisions.

The firm’s strength is derived from the passion and ability of its associates and researchers, who are drawn from a broad array of professional and educational backgrounds. By virtue of our young and motivated workforce, we offer a unique environment emphasizing collaboration amongst all team members to ensure that each…

Location:1390 Market Street San Francisco, CA 94102   
Payment:Paid
Start Date:Aug 1, 2014
Contact:Devan Morris
Posted:Jul 2, 2014
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ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Under the direction of the Program’s Epidemiologist, the Research Associate
will perform the following functions:
• Performs data collection and analysis;
• Writes reports to address existing conditions, potential health impacts, and interventions related
to pedestrian, cyclist and overall traffic safety;
• Supports the monitoring, evaluation, and research for San Francisco’s Vision Zero Traffic Safety
Initiative;
• Analyzes mapping, and summarizes traffic safety, environmental conditions and other related
data;
• Helps to manage ArcGIS and MS Access databases in support of safety and health analyses with

Firm:SFDPH
Location:San Francisco   
Payment:Unpaid
Category:Urban Design
Contact:Meg Wall Shui
Posted:Jun 27, 2014
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We are no longer accepting applications for the Research Assistant Position with the SF Indicator Project.

HOWEVER - we do have an opening for a Public Service Aide to work on the same project:

http://www.sfdph.org/dph/files/jobs/9924mw1.pdf

Location:101 8th Street Oakland, CA 94607   
Payment:Paid
Start Date:Aug 1, 2014
Contact:Christina Fong
510-464-7941
Posted:Jun 23, 2014
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REGIONAL PLANNER (P2)
$4,735 - $5,755 per month
ABAG Job #1481

POSITION SUMMARY

This is a 2-year position with the possibility of extension within the ABAG Planning and Research Department. Under supervision, the Regional Planner will perform a wide variety of professional and technical planning assignments. Major tasks include regional economic and demographic data management and modeling, regional land use planning, development of sustainable development strategies, housing affordability research and strategies, planning for and research on complete communities, neighborhood plans, and infill. In addition to analytic, planning and policy responsibilities, the Regional Planner works…

Location:Belize   
Payment:Unpaid
Start Date:Aug 1, 2014
Category:Environmental
Contact:Monica Radovski
Posted:Jun 23, 2014
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Want to learn more about creating and maintaining trails systems? Want to spend time living and learning about the jungle? Want to learn how to swing a machete and track animals from real Belizean bush guys? Happy to get down and dirty? Then this is the internship for you!

The T.R.E.E.S Hosting Center is currently upgrading its trail system. The center sits on 200 acres of lowland broadleaf forest and is in the process of opening up 3 new loops for a total of about 10 kms of trails. An additional trail which is planned to become a multi-day…

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