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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Recent Job Postings:

  • Planning Division Manager-Reopened at City of Bill... :
    Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:36:36 +0000

    The City of Billings Planning and Community Services Department is seeking a Planning Division Manager to help direct, manage, supervise and coordinate the division’s programs and activities in Billings and Yellowstone County; to coordinate assigned activities with other City and County departments, divisions, and outside agencies; and to provide highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Planning and Community Services Director.

  • Senior Planner – Current Planning at Community D... :
    Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:54:02 +0000

    Manhattan is located in the heart of the scenic Flint Hills Region of northeast Kansas and is home to Kansas State University (22,635 students) and Fort Riley. The City encompasses 19 square miles with a population of approximately 58,410. Manhattan serves a multi-county region of 200,000 and is a dynamic leader in education, trade, health care, arts and entertainment, and recreation, with a healthy economy and a vibrant downtown that is undergoing major redevelopment.

  • Planner II / III at County of Napa in Napa, CA:
    Thu, 23 Mar 2017 21:40:37 +0000

    The Napa Valley

  • Planner II (Current Planning) at City of Henderson... :
    Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:31:38 +0000
    Planner II, Community Development & Services Department (Current Planning division)


    Work for one of America’s premier cities! The City of Henderson, Nevada, rated one of the top 50 cities to live and work in by Bloomberg’s Businessweek, is now hiring for the position of Planner II (Current Planning). Enjoy a 4-day workweek, generous paid time off allowance, and top-notch benefit plans. We invite you to come work, live, and play in sunny Henderson, Nevada!

    Click on link to apply:

    Wed, 22 Mar 2017 23:38:19 +0000

    The County of Ventura Planning Division is seeking two Senior Planners. The list of eligible candidates created by this recruitment may be used to fill positions in the Commercial and Industrial Planning Section, the Residential Permitting Section, or the Long-Range Planning Section of the Planning Division.


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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