This is NewUrbanDesigner’s job resource center. You will find some recent job opening as well as several tools that can help you find the right urban design or urban planning job for you. There are many tools out there to find the right urban job in your area, but with these times it is helpful to use some helpful websites that narrow down the opening and the position that best fits you.

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  • Planner II at Southern Georgia Regional Commission... :
    Tue, 26 Jan 2021 16:55:38 +0000

    Southern Georgia Regional Commission seeks Planner II. Responsible for organizing and presenting planning research studies.  Degree with a background in community or regional and transportation planning is preferred.  Full-time position with excellent benefits.  Salary DOE/Q.  Valid driver’s license, MVR, background check and drug test required.  Send resume to SGRC, 1937 Carlton Adams Dr. Valdosta, GA 31601 or to  Position open until filled.  EOE M/F/V/AA

  • Planning Director at Town of Rolesville in Rolesv... :
    Fri, 22 Jan 2021 20:35:57 +0000

    Are you ready to lead the planning department in a fast-growing town in North Carolina’s capital county? If so, read on! The Town of Rolesville wants someone with strong communication skills, experience in long-range planning and project management, and a customer-service orientation to manage a growing department and help implement its Comprehensive Plan, Strategic Plan, and Main Street Vision Plan.

  • CEQA/NEPA Practice Lead at SWCA Environmental Cons... :
    Fri, 22 Jan 2021 20:35:27 +0000


    SWCA Environmental Consultants is seeking a highly experienced, self-motivated Environmental CEQA/NEPA Practice Lead to grow and expand our services within Southern California. This is a newly created position, and the successful candidate will possess:

  • Division Manager - Natural Resources & Current... :
    Fri, 22 Jan 2021 17:46:39 +0000

    Whatcom County Planning and Development Services (PDS) is looking for a Natural Resources (NR) and Current Planning (CP) Division Manager who is a progressive, forward-thinking leader who likes to delve into complex development issues and find innovative solutions. This individual will manage the planning and natural resource review process while implementing provisions of state and federal mandated requirements including the Growth Management Act (GMA), Shoreline Management Act (SMA) and State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA).

  • Deputy Zoning Administrator at Loudoun County Gov... :
    Fri, 22 Jan 2021 16:18:04 +0000

    Loudoun County's Zoning Administration Division of the Department of Planning and Zoning is seeking a Deputy Zoning Administrator. This position will serve as an assistant to the Zoning Administrator and will be primarily responsible for leading a team of professional planners that are responsible for preparing zoning interpretations/determinations, reviewing legislative and administrative land development applications for conformance with the Zoning Ordinance, processing Zoning Ordinance amendments, and providing support to the Board of Zoning Appeals.

Job Resources and Links
What I have found to be one of the best job boards out there that is specific to urban design/planning.
American Planning Association website: Only planning jobs but you must create an account to view all of the jobs.
Entirely faculty positions for postsecondary education in planning.
Job board with a lot of planning and development jobs in California
Geography jobs filtered to just show urban design – I think it does better than the other websites like Monster and Simplyhired, but doesn’t have as many postings.
One of the most extensive job boards exclusive for planning.
Urban planning jobs that have a focus on historical preservation. I find this to be a good website for job searching if you are a young professional or looking for an entry level position.
Many jobs in the construction and engineering fields and some in planning as well.
A pretty good search engine that takes from other jobs boards and makes a list specializing in planning jobs.
Illinois Chapter of the American Planning Association job board.
A great list of Planning jobs only in the United Kingdom
Job board that is filtered to show just urban design jobs. Has some good posts but you have to siphon through some unrelated posts as well.
Job board that is filtered to show just urban design jobs. Has some good posts but you have to siphon through some unrelated posts as well.
Job board that is filtered to show just urban design jobs. Has some good posts but you have to siphon through some unrelated posts as well.
Congress for New Urbanism job board – good for people looking for urban design jobs or jobs where environmental design is important.

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