Job Title: Senior Planner

Job Location: San Diego

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Job Description:

RICK is an award-winning, multi-disciplinary planning, design, and engineering firm with a 66-year history of enriching communities throughout San Diego and the western United States. With more than 350 employees, RICK offers a full range of services from initial planning through concept development, final designs and plans, and implementation. We pride ourselves on growing with the times, staying true to our fundamentals, and evolving with technology paradigm shifts and sustainable design. RICK fosters a close-knit, people-focused culture that yields an 85% employee retention rate.

WE CREATE vibrant, authentic and complete communities. New development, from large-scale greenfield master planned developments to small-scale or infill projects, must fit within the context of the surroundings. All land uses, urban design, and mobility networks must be designed around interconnected development patterns and integrated with recreational and entertainment opportunities. These features provide a balanced variety of living styles and options and create complete neighborhoods and authentic social experiences. RICK designs concepts and prepares plans that create vibrant communities offering authentic and culturally rich places to live.

RICK Planning + Design Division services include:

• General/Community Plans
• Specific Plans
• Master/Downtown/TOD Plans
• Economic Analysis
• Urban Design
• Zoning & Land Use Analysis
• Design Guidelines
• Conceptual Design
• Site Planning
• Concept Planning & Yield Analysis
• Streetscape Design
• Visual Simulations/Renderings
• Community Engagement
• Development Feasibility Analysis
• Entitlement Processing
• Project Management

Candidate will have a Masters Degree in Planning or related field plus a minimum of eight years’ experience or a Bachelors Degree and equivalent work experience of ten years. American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification is strongly preferred. Work experience must include playing a key role in the preparation and processing of wide range of planning documents including General Plans, Specific Plans, Community/Corridor Master Plans, Development Applications, Zoning and other Ordinances, and development applications. Candidate must also possess strong experience in management of projects, conducting public engagement program, participation in business development, and training of staff.

Position requires excellent oral and written communication skills, strong organization, and management abilities. Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suites and ArcGIS is strongly preferred. Experience in the land development process for both the private and public sector is preferred. Position requires ability to effectively coordinate and present at public meetings; an understanding of production processes; and knowledge of local codes, policies, and City/County guidelines.

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Apply by date: 02/28/2022