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Gruen Associates - Senior Planner/Director of Planning

  • 11/01/2023 10:35 AM
    Message # 13274261

    Gruen Associates

    Job Title

    Senior Planner/Director of Planning

    Job Location

    Los Angeles

    Job Status


    Job Description / Primary Objective We are looking to develop a senior planner into a department leader. This
    position provides the opportunity lead an award-winning planning/ urban design
    department with a wide range of exciting projects, including TODs, specific plans,
    planning and design for mass transit and transportation projects, master plans,
    design standards/guidelines, campus projects, revitalization plans, streetscape
    projects, and community plans for both public and private sectors.
    Position requires experience/expertise in:
    · Hands-on project management of a small staff
    · Day-to-Day Administration including invoicing, contracts and
    office management
    · Business development in California and proposal writing
    · Land use/urban planning/design
    · Strong physical design and policy planning
    · Excellent writing and communication skills
    · Innovative outreach and consensus building
    · Active Transportation

    Gruen Associates is an award-winning international planning, urban design,
    architecture, transportation, and landscape architecture firm, headquartered in
    Los Angeles for over 75 years. We provide services to clients in both the public
    and private sectors, including cities, transportation agencies, other public
    agencies and developers. For more information, Gruen Associates’ long-term
    planning legacy, a list of projects, and recent planning/urban design awards,
    please refer to our website:
    Please send a cover letter, resume and portfolio via email to Subject line: Sr Planner/Director
    In addition to a competitive salary commensurate with experience, we offer a
    benefits package which includes health, vision and life insurance, a 401(k) plan,
    vacation and paid sick leave.
    Gruen Associates is an equal opportunity employer that embraces diversity of
    backgrounds, perspectives, experience and skills. We offer a collaborative and
    innovative culture with unique opportunities for growth and experience, and we
    evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
    orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other
    legally protected characteristics.
    Requirements (Education, Level of Experience, etc.)

    A Masters degree in Planning or a related field, an AICP certification, and 10
    years of experience in planning/urban design is required, with a minimum of 3
    years at a private consulting firm. Experience in transportation planning and an
    undergraduate degree in Architecture or Landscape Architecture, are desirable.

    Contact Information for Applicant

    Please send a cover letter, resume and portfolio via email to

ADDRESS: 437 S. Cataract Ave,  Suite 4B,  San Dimas, CA 91773
PHONE:  213-896-9270 | FAX: 213-985-7404 | EMail:

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