Urban Planner

Aecom Technology Corporation Los Angeles , CA 90009

Posted 3 days ago

United States of America - California, San Diego

Job Summary

In collaboration with studio leadership, the Urban Planner will work closely with planning teams to support projects within the West Region. The Urban Planner work includes a broad range of urban-based, multidisciplinary projects, including Specific Plans, General and Community Plans, masterplans, waterfronts, and public realm design.

The candidate must have a strong interest in developing high quality and innovative regulatory and policy planning documents, with experience working in California; excellent verbal, and written communication skills; and a strong interest in working in a fast-paced and collaborative multidisciplinary team environment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepares materilas in support of zoning updates, general plans, master plans, specific plans, community plans, and other regulatory and policy planning projects.

  • Assists in developing high quality, user friendly Zoning documents, exhibit boards, reports, and planning deliverables in Microsoft Word and InDesign

  • Performs research on zoning, legislation, and policy

  • Works efficiently on 2 to 5 projects at a time under the supervision of a project manager or principal; and is able to prioritize multiple tasks needed to meet deadlines

  • Assists project manager and other team leads on all project tasks ensuring deadlines are met, including project research, GIS analysis, mapping, and coordination, policy and zoning analysis, interdisciplinary coordination, meeting coordination, scheduling, public outreach, noticing, and the detailed preparation of progress drafts, interim and final deliverables

  • Provides additional support as needed to the larger planning, design, economics, and outreach team, to ensure smooth execution of projects and continuity of excellent client relationships

  • Interprets and applies applicable government codes, ordinances and regulations

  • Acts as a liaison between community groups, government agencies, developers and elected officials in developing neighborhood plans

  • Conducts review of various development applications, including plats, permits, site plans, variance requests and rezonings

  • Writes and presents formal and technical reports, working papers and correspondence.

  • Identifies community problems, issues and opportunities in particular neighborhoods that could be mitigated through better community planning

  • Develops strategies to promote economic and community development, or efficient land use consistent with community goals

  • Evaluates adequacy of community facilities in meeting current and projected needs

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Urban Planning or City Planning

  • 2+ years of related experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Urban Planning or City Planning

  • 5-7 years of experience working on California policy planning, zoning, and regulatory documents

  • AICP credential preferred, or in process

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to "make amazing happen" in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours.

Job Category Planning

Business Line Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 220758BR

Additional Locations US - Los Angeles, CA - 300 S Grand Ave

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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Urban Planner

Aecom Technology Corporation