If you have a passion for creating healthy communities and want to be surrounded by others who are dedicated to our mission, Alta may be the place for you. Use the links below to apply for a position.

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Careers at Alta

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Career Positions Available
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Marketing Coordinator (Oakland, CA)

Alta Planning + Design is hiring a Marketing Coordinator to ensure the marketing efforts in the Oakland office and across the region are well-supported. Alta is North America’s leading multi-modal transportation firm that specializes in the planning, design, and implementation of bicycle, pedestrian, greenway, park, and trail corridors and systems. Our team of planners, designers, and engineers […]

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Oakland, CA

Designer, Level II (Seattle, WA)

Alta Planning + Design is North America’s leading multi-modal transportation firm that specializes in the planning, design, and implementation of bicycle, pedestrian, greenway, park, and trail corridors and systems. Alta’s mission is to create active communities where bicycling and walking are safe, healthy, fun, and normal daily activities. Our team of planners, designers, and engineers […]

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Seattle, WA

Senior Planning Associate (Chicago, IL)

You support active living and non-motorized transportation, advocate for transportation equity, and ‘walk-the-talk’ in your personal life. You have consultant and public agency experience as well as national experience and involvement with various active transportation organizations and associations. You have many connections in Chicago and maintain a network of regional connections. As a Senior Planning Associate […]

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Chicago

Senior Planner (Sacramento, CA)

You have an interest in active transportation – you’re the type who enjoys commuting by bike, even when it’s raining, or thinks taking the bus to work is the perfect way to catch up on your reading. You have at least a Bachelor’s in Planning and five or more (5+) years of experience but are […]

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CA, Sacramento

Designer, Level I (Vancouver, BC)

You have an interest in active living and non-motorized transportation and looking for an opportunity to use your design skills in support of that interest. You are able to work independently and efficiently on multiple projects to meet tight deadlines, yet work as part of the design team and provide support to senior designers in […]

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Vancouver BC

Designer, Level I (Baltimore, MD)

You have an interest in active transportation – you’re the type who enjoys commuting by bike, even when it’s raining, or thinks taking the bus to work is the perfect way to catch up on your reading. You have a Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Planning or similar field and at least three (3) […]

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MD

Planning Associate (Oakland or San Jose, CA)

You have an interest and knowledge of active transportation – you’re the type who enjoys commuting by bike, even when it’s raining, or thinks taking the bus to work is the perfect way to catch up on your reading. You have at least a Bachelor’s degree in Planning or related field and eight (8) or more […]

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CA, Oakland, CA

Senior Engineer (Durham, NC)

You have an interest and knowledge of active transportation – you’re the type who enjoys commuting by bike, even when it’s raining, or thinks taking the bus to work is the perfect way to catch up on your reading. You have at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering and have worked in transportation and/or […]

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Durham, NC

Senior Planning Associate (Los Angeles or San Diego)

You have an interest and knowledge of active transportation – you’re the type who enjoys commuting by bike, even when it’s raining, or thinks taking the bus to work is the perfect way to catch up on your reading. You have at least a Bachelor’s degree in Planning or related field, but are likely to […]

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CA, Los Angeles, CA, San Diego, CA
Alta is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Alta Planning + Design, Inc. is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants. It is our policy that decisions involving people are made on the basis of job-related criteria, independent of an individual’s gender, race, color, national origin, age, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability for which reasonable accommodation is available, and any other status protected by law. This includes decisions involving hiring, job placement, transfer, promotion, compensation, benefits, training and company-sponsored programs. Alta Planning + Design maintains formal employment policies, available on online and by request.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to all inquiries on applicants’ statuses.

Affirmative Action Plan

Alta Planning + Design, Inc. is a federal contractor subject to affirmative action regulations requiring written Affirmative Action Plans (AAP's) for minorities and women, and for covered veterans and individuals with disabilities. We worked intensively with a local firm who specializes in Affirmative Action Plans to develop a program for our company that will not only satisfy our federal obligations, but will be a living document. This means the plan is integrated into our recruiting and evaluation procedures, and is revisited often in order to ensure we're doing everything we can to embrace and promote diversity within our company.