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Environmental Intern (Target Class Environmental Analyst 1) – State of CT
Post date: 9/20/2017
Close Date: 10/13/2017, 3:00 PM

Summary: The Office of Policy and Management (OPM) is presently accepting applications to fill a full-time Environmental Intern position (target class Environmental Analyst 1) in the Comprehensive Planning and Intergovernmental Policy (CPIP) Division.

In the CPIP Division, this position will assist in the analysis, development, and execution of statewide or local transportation and environmental plans and programs; assist in the research, collection, and analysis of data from the state autonomous vehicle pilot program, and other transportation and environmental projects and programs; assist in the review of proposed projects for consistency with the State Plan of Conservation and Development and for compliance with the Connecticut Environmental Policy Act and other state statutes; assist in formulating policy options related to transportation, conservation and development; assist in providing technical consultation to local, regional, and other officials on issues related to transportation, the environment, land-use, and development, including transit-oriented development; assist in administering, and coordinating, state grant programs; assist in creating, analyzing and mapping digital data; may serve as an OPM representative on boards and/or committees; and perform related duties as required.

The filling of this position will be in accordance with reemployment, SEBAC, transfer, promotion and merit employment rules, if applicable.

Qualifications: Some knowledge of basic theories, principles and practices of environmental and policy analysis; some knowledge of basic statistics; general knowledge of environmental program planning principles and practices; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; analytical skills; research and organizational skills; ability to understand and interpret legislation and technical data; ability to utilize computer software. A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a scientific or technical discipline related to the environmental field including but not limited to the biological, earth, or physical sciences; environmental planning; environmental law; leisure services; geographic information systems; geography with a concentration in geographic information systems; environmental or natural sciences; or natural resources.

Salary & Benefits: 40 hours/week, $46,789 to $48,474

To Apply: Interested and qualified candidates who meet the above requirements should submit (1) cover letter that describes your interest and suitability for the position; (2) resume; (3) Application for Employment (form CT-HR-12); and (4) copy of educational transcript (please note that the copy of your educational transcript must be submitted with your application and will not be accepted separately). Do not include your social security number on the Application for Employment form. Your application will not be considered complete without these four (4) documents. Submit your application package to:

Office of Policy and Management
450 Capitol Avenue
MS # 52 ADM
Hartford, CT 06106
Confidential Fax: (860) 706-5790 (preferred method)
Attn: Carolyn Kozak, Human Resources
Tel: (860) 418-6324
Email: Carolyn.kozak@ct.gov

Note: Incomplete application packages and will not be considered.

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.

 

Planner II – New Haven, CT
Post date: 9/11/2017
Close Date: 9/28/2017, 5:00 PM

Summary: This is a mid-level professional planning position involving responsibility for City Plan Commission matters as well as participation in analytical and research projects. Work is performed under the supervision of a professional superior and is reviewed through conferences, reports, and evaluation of results.

Qualifications: Graduation form an accredited four year college or university with major course work in city or regional planning, public administration or research and analysis, and 2 to 4 years of experience which provides the following knowledge, abilities and skills, including but not limited to: Knowledge of the principles and practices of zoning and land use and environmental planning particularly as they apply to an urban setting; knowledge of research practices applicable to urban planning; Knowledge of governmental structure and regulations as it relates to urban development activities; Knowledge of computer programs commonly used for planning analysis, mapping and design; Ability to read, develop, and interpret planning, zoning and land use maps; Ability to assemble and organize and analyze relevant information, and to write reports on a variety of planning, development, zoning and related matters; Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, orally and in writing, or through maps drawings or other graphic images.

Salary & Benefits: 35 hour/week, $44,623 to $71,032 annually. This position is included in a collective bargaining agreement with Local 3144, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. As a condition of continued employment, a person appointed to a Local 3144 bargaining unit position will be required to obtain union membership at the completion of 90 working days.

To Apply: Applications and job description may be picked up at the Department of Human Resources at 200 Orange St., 1ST Floor, Monday through Friday, 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. Applications and/or resumes must be received by the Department of Human Resources, No Later Than 5 P.M. on 9/28/2017. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of: (1) a background check, (2) a physical examination, including drug screening, and (3) a 90-day probationary period. Please note that our preferred method of communication with applicants is by email. In the application process, please provide us with a valid email address, and ensure that you monitor your email for correspondence from our department.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M/F/D
Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 require the hiring of only American Citizens and aliens who are authorized to work in the United States. Please post this announcement in a conspicuous area on the Department Bulletin Board.

Town Planner/Zoning Inspector – New Canaan, CT
Post date: 8/28/2017
Close Date: Open until filled

Summary: The Town of New Canaan is seeking to hire a full time Town Planner/Zoning Inspector to plan, organize, conduct and supervise a planning and development program for the community.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, guiding the implementation of the Plan of Conservation and Development, interpreting and enforcing rules and regulations of the Planning & Zoning Commission, staff liaison to the Zoning Board of Appeals and Conservation Commission. The Town Planner/Zoning Inspector is required to exercise considerable independent judgment in administering and managing the town’s planning and development process and is responsible for maintaining and improving upon the efficiency and effectiveness of all areas under their direction and control.

Additional duties include, but are not limited to: preparation of regulation amendments, oversight of consultants related to complex application review, oversight of consultants in the preparation of planning studies, management and supervision of the town’s GIS.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in Planning, Community Development or related degree from an accredited college or program, seven years of experience in planning or community development and over three years of supervisory experience of planning and zoning staff. AICP (American Institute of Certified Planners) Certification preferred. The candidate must also possess strong communications skills and must be able to make public presentations and present to town bodies, such as the Board of Selectman and Town Council. In addition, the candidate is expected to interact and communicate with professionals in such fields as law, engineering, architecture and surveying. Grant writing experience a plus.

Salary & Benefits: Salary is dependent on qualifications.

To Apply: Background investigation, employment reference check and pre-employment physical required. Equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V. Complete the online application which can be found at www.newcanaan.info under Employment Opportunities, click on Current job Openings and attach a cover letter and resume with at least three references. The position will be filled as soon as a qualified candidate is selected.

Out-of-State Employment

Planner – Berkshire Regional Planning Commission (BRPC), MA
Post date: 8/1/2017
Close Date: Open until filled

Summary: Dynamic and motivated individual sought for a professional planner position with the Berkshire Regional Planning Commission (BRPC), a regional planning agency serving Berkshire County in Western Massachusetts. This position will be involved with a variety of planning activities, with some focus on public health planning. This is an excellent opportunity for the right individual to gain multi-faceted experience in community and regional planning and public health initiatives. The selected candidate will be primarily responsible for providing support to Age Friendly Berkshires, a collaborative working to make Berkshire County a more age-friendly community. The Planner will also provide support to a wide range of other planning activities, including, but not limited to public health, emergency planning and economic and community development. Work involves researching and analyzing information/data, writing, facilitating meetings, outreach, interacting with the public and producing plans and other technical documents. Employees are expected to exercise a degree of independent judgment and initiative. Good writing skills, analytic thinking and people skills are a must. Public health experience, grant writing and grant management skills are a plus.

Qualifications: Masters Degree in a relevant field from an accredited college or university is preferred. Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and two years of full time experience in public health, planning, community development or equivalent may be substituted for a master’s degree. Candidate must have valid driver’s license and access to private vehicle.  The successful candidate must demonstrate a high level basic planning skill set, strong analytic and writing capabilities, ability to complete assignments successfully and demonstrate strong ability to work collaboratively with a wide range of people. A strong background with computer software applications is required, especially MS Office; excellent written and oral communication skills and superior multitasking/ time management abilities are essential.

Salary & Benefits: Starting salary range is $47,476 – $53,738, depending on qualifications, with benefits package. Minimum work week is 35 hours per week with flex time available.

To Apply: Submit the following items to BRPC Public Health Program Manager: info@berkshireplanning.org  by e-mail only: resume, cover letter and a short writing sample. (Please limit your writing submission to no longer than 3 pages, even if it needs to be an excerpt.)  No telephone calls. Position available immediately and open until filled. A position description and information about BRPC is available at www.berkshireplanning.org.  EOE/Smoke- and Drug-free Workplace.  1 Fenn Street, Suite 201, Pittsfield, MA  01201.

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