Alta Planning and Design’s Portland office is seeking Senior Planning Manager

July 1, 2010

Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

Alta Planning and Design is a 65-person consulting firm with a mission to provide green infrastructure and program solutions that help people have active daily lives. We specialize in bicycle, pedestrian, trail, park, and greenway planning, design, and implementation, in addition to outreach and education programs. We are a growing company with projects at the local, national, and international level. For more information, see our website

Alta Planning and Design’s Portland office is seeking:
Senior Planning Manager: Alta Planning + Design is seeking an experienced professional to help manage our Portland Planning Team. The selected professional should have significant experience managing people in a fast-faced, private sector environment. Must have experience managing projects and project teams, consulting experience, and knowledge of and interest in the non-motorized transportation field.
The ideal candidate:
Loves creating active communities where bicycling and walking are safe, healthy, fun, and normal daily activities
Is an excellent and experienced manager of people, projects, and plans;
Wants to work in a fast-paced, challenging, and super-fun work environment;
Can/will/wants to travel
Has excellent writing, marketing, presentation, and communication skills
Has solid experience in the field of creating more bicycle and pedestrian-friendly communities

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Workload Management
Performance Analysis (Team and Individual)
Quality Control
Staff Mentoring

Necessary qualifications:
· Minimum 5-8 years experience
· Bachelors degree required; Masters in Urban Planning or related field preferred

Salary: $70-95,000. Alta offers excellent benefits, flexible work schedules, and a fun, collaborative work environment with an extremely dedicated and skilled group of planners and designers.

To apply: Please send your resume, 3 references and writing sample/ portfolio to If sending sample plans, please indicate specifically who wrote what (you vs. your staff) and explain how the document was produced.

This position is open until filled. No calls please. Applications can also be mailed to:

Alta Planning & Design
Attn: Human Resources
711 SE Grand Ave.
Portland, OR 97214

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