Job Description:
ARH Associates is seeking skilled and enthusiastic planners, as well as aspiring planners, to join our growing team. We provide a variety of planning services primarily to public clients in New Jersey. Our approach carefully balances creativity, pragmatism, and community integration.


Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning, Geography, Environmental Studies, or related field (candidates currently pursuing a degree will also be considered).
Strong communication and organizational skills.
Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
Familiarity with urban planning principles and practices.
Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.
Experience with GIS software is a plus.
Passion for community development and sustainability.

As an Assistant Planner, you will work closely with our team of experienced planners and project managers to support various planning projects. Responsibilities may include:

  • Assisting with research and analysis for planning projects.
  • Drafting planning documents, reports, and presentations.
  • Conducting site visits and fieldwork.
  • Providing support for public meetings and community engagement efforts.
  • Assisting with data collection and mapping using GIS software.
  • Other duties as assigned to support the planning team.

Physical Demands and Working Environment:

  • Occasional fieldwork with exposure to outside weather conditions.
  • Frequent and prolonged computer use.

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Work setting: Hybrid work/Office

To apply for this job email your details to rrehm@arh-us.com

About ARH Associates Inc.

ARH is an award-winning design engineering firm that specializes in surveying, professional planning, environmental sciences and GIS Technologies.  Intentionally sized and structured to provide our clients direct access to our diverse team of experts while maximizing our ability to deliver on projects of various scopes and sizes, we have the privilege of working for over 200 clients a year throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.

Our work spans all 21 New Jersey counties (and beyond) and includes high-profile projects across the region.  That is why whether you are traveling through the state’s rural towns, urban centers, coastal and bay shore communities, or sprawling suburbs you are likely to see ARH’s work and our legacy.