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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Accounting Assistant – part time (Portland, OR)

Alta Planning + Design is seeking a part time (10-15 hours/week) Accounting Assistant for our SE Portland headquarters. This is a unique opportunity for a candidate to play a vital role in the growth and success in a growing, international organization. You’ll work with our team of talented accounting and financial professionals to assist in […]

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Portland, OR

Contracts Administrator/Law Clerk – Entry Level (Portland, OR)

Alta Planning + Design is seeking a part time (under 30 hours/week) Contracts Administrator/Law Clerk for our SE Portland headquarters. This is a unique opportunity for a Contracts Administrator or Paralegal to play a vital role in the growth and success in a growing, international organization. You’ll work with our team of talented contract and […]

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Senior Planning Project Manager (San Diego, CA)

Alta Planning + Design is seeking a planning professional to manage several high-visibility projects out of the San Diego office. This is a unique opportunity for an experienced planning professional to take a leadership role working on high-profile active transportation and planning projects in the Southern California region. You’ll guide and mentor our team of […]

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San Diego, CA

Safe Routes to School Planning + Programs Specialist (Oakland, CA)

Alta Planning + Design is seeking a Safe Route to School Planning and Programs Specialist in our Oakland office. Our current SRTS project workload includes education and encouragement programs, safety campaigns, evaluation studies, suggested route mapping, and engineering assessments for regional, county, local governments and school districts throughout California. You’ll manage multi-school programs, lead walk […]

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CA, Oakland, CA

GIS Specialist (Oakland, CA)

Alta Planning + Design is seeking a GIS Specialist to join our team of planners, engineers and designers in our Oakland office. This position is responsible for contributing to the production of high-quality geodata, maps, reports and other deliverables in support of Alta’s projects, which include bicycle, pedestrian and active transportation plans, complete streets studies, […]

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CA, Oakland, CA

Web Developer (Seattle, Durham, Los Angeles or Portland)

Alta Planning + Design is seeking a Web Developer to join our graphics team. This position can be based out of our Portland, Seattle, Los Angeles or Durham offices – it’s your choice. This is a unique opportunity for an experienced web developer to work closely with Alta’s team of skilled planners, engineers, landscape designers […]

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Durham, NC, Los Angeles, CA, Portland, OR, Seattle, WA

Group Leader, Planning & Programs (Los Angeles, CA)

Alta Planning + Design is seeking a Group Leader for our expanding Planning team in our downtown Los Angeles office. This is a unique opportunity for an experienced planning professional to take a leadership role working on high-profile active transportation projects in the dynamic LA region. Our current projects include bicycle, pedestrian and active transportation […]

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Los Angeles, CA

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

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
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.