FT job - San Francisco - Nelson/Nygaard - Associate Planner
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Company: Nelson/Nygaard Consulting Associates, Inc.
Location: San Francisco, California
Job Status: Full-time
Salary: $50,000 to $60,000
Job ID: 7834
Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates (N\N) seeks a highly organized,
independent and motivated Associate planner for its San Francisco office.
This is an outstanding opportunity for the right person to become involved
in building N\N's practice, which is focused on multi-modal transportation
planning for livable communities. N\N's work emphasizes creative,
innovative transit/transportation planning and community involvement,
often within a wider set of goals such as economic development and reduced
dependence on the private automobile.
Responsibilities An Associate planner is expected to:
?Organize and supervise data collection activities in the office and the
?Analyze public transit data (ridechecks, surveys and operations)
?Analyze parking and TDM data
?Write sections of reports related to data collection activities
?Prepare Existing Conditions Reports (census, GIS, growth, current
?Conduct research as needed to assist senior staff on projects
? Assist senior staff with business development proposals
?Assist with community outreach activities
Though most of the work will come from projects on the West Coast, there
will be numerous opportunities for the candidate to contribute to NN
projects across the United States. Candidates must be willing to travel
(on average 2 overnight stays per month plus numerous day trips) and must
have a valid Driver?s License.
Qualifications The ideal candidate should have at least one year of
transportation and urban planning experience. Experience working at public
agencies or private consulting firms is preferred but not a requirement.
At the very least the candidate must be able to demonstrate an
understanding of the basic concepts in at least two of the following
areas: ? Transportation master planning ? Transit/shuttle planning
and operations ? Transit facility planning ? Bike/pedestrian
planning ? Site planning in urban environments ? Transit Oriented
Development ? Transportation Demand Management ? Parking Management
? Multi-modal circulation studies ? Campus transportation planning
Candidates should have a B.A./B.S. in urban or transportation planning, or
a related planning field, plus one year of planning experience. Potential
candidates must demonstrate excellent skills in writing, data analysis,
oral presentation and problem solving. The candidate must be able to
demonstrate basic proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word, and
hopefully will have some experience with SPSS and/or Microsoft Access.
Potential candidates may be asked to demonstrate their writing and oral
presentation skills before a selection panel.
Salary and Benefits All employees are paid an hourly rate. The annual
salary range equivalent for the position is $50,000 to $65,000, depending
on qualifications. Benefits include fully paid health and dental
insurance, a 401K, periodic bonuses and Paid Time Off (PTO).
Please send cover letter and resume to:
Please send cover letters and resumes (email, fax or regular mail) to:
Paul Jewel ? Partner Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates 785 Market
Street #1300 San Francisco, CA 94103 (415) 284-1554 fax
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