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In-State Employment

Senior Transportation Planner/Engineer – Greater Bridgeport Regional Council, Bridgeport, CT

Post Date: 10/16/2014
Close Date: Open until filled

Summary: The Greater Bridgeport Regional Council (GBRC), a multi-discipline regional planning organization with six member communities – Bridgeport, Easton, Fairfield, Monroe, Stratford and Trumbull is seeking a well-qualified candidate to fill the position of Senior Transportation Planner/ Engineer. Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the position of Senior Transportation Planner/ Engineer performs high quality professional and technical work involving the administration, advanced research and analysis, and presentation of information and recommendations on long-range transportation planning and related issues.

Essential Duties:

  • Support development of the Long Range Transportation Plan, and Transportation Improvement Program (TIP)
  • Develop short- and long-range work plans, procedures, and schedules.
  • Review local project proposals, designs, and plan documentation.
  • Project management and contract administration
  • Assist with development of work programs
  • Develop project work scopes, schedules, and budgets
  • Attend meetings, conferences, workshops, and training sessions determined by supervisor.
  • Assist with regional land use, conservation, natural hazard mitigation and economic development planning projects as necessary.

Qualifications: The position requires graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in city/regional planning, transportation management, public administration or a closely related field. Master’s degree is preferred. A minimum of 5 years of recent, progressively responsible work experience is desirable. Proficiency in using the Office Suite of programs (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) is a must. Ability to use ArcGIS, traffic assessment and modeling software, including TransCAD/Synchro is preferred. This is a full-time position, with benefits. Salary is commensurate with experience.

To Apply: Please mail or email letter of interest, resume, salary requirements, and pertinent work experience to:

Brian Bidolli, Executive Director
Greater Bridgeport Regional Council
525 Water Street, Suite 1
Bridgeport, CT 06604
Email: info@gbrct.org

No phone calls please.

Transportation Planner – Greater Bridgeport Regional Council, Bridgeport, CT

Post Date: 10/16/2014
Close Date: Open until filled

Summary: The Greater Bridgeport Regional Council (GBRC), a multi-discipline regional planning organization with six member communities – Bridgeport, Easton, Fairfield, Monroe, Stratford and Trumbull is seeking a well-qualified candidate to fill the position of Transportation/ Regional Planner. Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the position of Transportation/ Regional Planner performs professional and technical work involving the administration, advanced research and analysis, and presentation of information and recommendations on long-range land-use planning, regional planning, transportation planning, urban design and economic development issues.

Essential Duties:

  • Assist with the preparation of the Regional Plan of Conservation and Development, Regional Transit-Oriented Development Strategy and Long Range Transportation Plan;
  • Prepare and manage transportation/corridor and transit oriented development plans;
  • Facilitate public outreach/participation/education for various initiatives;
  • Develop short- and long-range work plans, procedures, budgets and schedules;
  • Attend meetings, conferences, workshops, and training sessions determined by supervisor; and
  • Assist with regional land use, conservation, natural hazard mitigation and economic development planning projects as necessary.

Qualifications: The position requires graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in city/regional planning, transportation management, public administration or a closely related field. Master’s degree is preferred. A minimum of 1 year of recent, progressively responsible work experience is desirable. Proficiency in using the Office Suite of programs (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) is a must. Ability to use ArcGIS, traffic assessment and modeling software, including Highway Capacity Software/TransCAD is preferred. This is a full-time position, with benefits. Salary is commensurate with experience.

To Apply: Please mail or email letter of interest, resume, salary requirements, and pertinent work experience to:

Brian Bidolli, Executive Director
Greater Bridgeport Regional Council
525 Water Street, Suite 1
Bridgeport, CT 06604
Email: info@gbrct.org

No phone calls please.

Urban Program Associate – The Nature Conservancy, New Haven, CT

Post Date: 10/15/2014
Close Date: 11/9/2014, 11:59 AM

Summary: The Urban Program Associate will help advance strategies and projects that enhance and best utilize natural systems in urban landscapes, including increasing the resilience of urban areas to environmental changes and socio-economic challenges.

Essential Functions: The Urban Program Associate will operate within the context of social and economic opportunities/challenges in the major urban areas of Connecticut – Bridgeport, Stamford, and/or New Haven.  S/he will help to advance meaningful initiatives and projects designed to advance collective solutions amongst stakeholders; particularly along waterfronts and waterways.  S/he may serve as a contact to municipal, state and federal government entities, other conservation organizations, foundations, the academic community, faith-based groups, media outlets, and/or the general public.  The Associate may also help to raise funds for initiatives and/or specific projects as well as provide assistance for proposal writing, negotiating with agencies/organizations, and donor cultivation as needed. May include one or more of the following additional functions:

  • Help to establish the Conservancy as a solid conservation partner in urban landscapes locally and nationally.
  • Support implementation of the Conservancy’s North America Urban Network – Global Resilient Cities Initiative priorities.
  • Steward and advance key partnerships with public and private organizations and community leaders in order to effectively implement strategies and to widely communicate solutions and best practices.
  • Support complex and innovative solutions with government agencies, building and land owners, social/community support networks and other conservation organizations to integrate natural infrastructure and ecosystem functions.
  • Work and communicate with a diverse group of people, including government officials, board of directors, government and legislative staff, partner organizations, neighborhood associations, residents and the general public, program leadership and other staff.
  • Analyze situations, evaluate alternatives, and implement solutions.
  • Coordinate multiple projects with several variables, set and meet deadlines, and manage timelines.

Responsibilities & Scope:

  • Serve as an integral team member of the Conservancy’s North America Urban Network – Global Resilient Cities Initiative and work with the Center for Whole Communities to better understand how to plan, implement and measure the changes communities and organizations seek concerning coastal resilience actions.
  • Resolve routine problems independently; consult supervisor to develop plans for resolution of unusual or complex problems.
  • Will act as a resource to other to solve problems within the Conservancy’s Global Resilient Cities Initiative
  • Supervises no staff but may help plan and direct the work of other staff, volunteers and/or interns.
  • Provide content support to Conservancy Philanthropy and Marketing colleagues.
  • May work in variable weather conditions, at remote locations, on difficult and hazardous terrain and under physically demanding circumstances.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree in urban/environmental planning or related field and 5 years’ experience in not-for-profit, government, consulting firms or other organizations in a related field.
  • Experience in designing, implementing and directing multiple projects and initiatives.
  • Project management experience – particularly with coastal and inland resilience planning and project implementation including green infrastructure, stormwater/CSO issues, urban tree canopy efforts, and/or flood-proofing built environment using natural infrastructure.
  • Experience preparing and presenting project proposals, negotiating, and/or working in partnership other organizations in a collaborative and advisory capacity, or related.
  • Experience in partnership development (community, government, consultants, etc.); experience with cultivating and maintaining meaningful professional contacts.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills; ability to persuasively convey the mission of TNC to diverse groups.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in related field (urban planning, landscape architecture, etc…) with certification(s) (AICP, RLA, etc…).
  • Experience working in or with local governments and/or community-based organizations.
  • Fluency in relevant languages to facilitate reaching potential stake holders. Bi-lingual and Multi-lingual candidates are welcome.
  • Knowledge of current trends in urban resilience/sustainability policy, practice, and projects.

To Apply (to position 42503): Click here. Submit resume and cover letter as one document. All applications must be submitted in the system prior to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on November 9, 2014. Click “submit” to apply for the position or “save for later” to create a draft application for future submission. Once submitted, applications cannot be revised or edited. Failure to complete required fields may result in your application being disqualified from consideration. If you experience technical issues, please refer to our applicant user guide or contact applyhelp@tnc.org.

Town Planner – Town of Woodbury, Woodbury, CT

Post Date: 10/14/2014
Close Date: 10/31/2014

Summary: Works under the supervision of the First Selectman and adheres to the policies of the regulatory land-use agencies – Zoning Commission, Planning Commission, Inland Wetlands Agency, Historic District Commission, and Zoning Board of Appeals. Coordinates and administers the land use regulatory process; maintains necessary plans and mechanisms to guide the appropriate development of the Town; performs managerial duties related to staff and budget. Provides supervision and delegates work responsibilities to the Enforcement Officer, and administrative staff.

Qualifications: A post-graduate degree in planning, or closely related field, and three years of municipal, regional, or State planning experience or equivalent or an undergraduate degree in planning or closely related field and 8 years of experience. American Institute of Certified Planners certification is required. Competency with typical office computer software and experience with GIS software is required.

Compensation: 35 Hours per week. Salary range between $55,000 to $60,000 based on experience.

To Apply: A detailed job description and job application can be found at www.woodburyct.org. Interested applicants should submit resume and job application no later than October 31, 2014 to:

Town of Woodbury
Attn: Sarah
281 Main Street South
Woodbury, CT 06798

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Regional Planner/Senior Planner – Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments, Waterbury, CT

Post Date: 10/06/2014
Close Date: Open until filled

Summary: COGCNV is in the process of consolidating operations with Valley COG and forming a new Naugatuck Valley COG that will serve a 19 municipality region. NVCOG will assume COGCNV responsibilities and staff on January 1, 2015.

Description: The Council of Governments of the Central Naugatuck Valley, a regional planning organization serving the greater Waterbury, CT, area (pop. 288,000), is seeking a self-motivated, clear-thinking individual to develop plans, studies, and facilitate regional services under the COG’s regional planning and transportation planning programs.

Qualifications: Experience in transportation planning, economic development, regional services, and grant writing is desired. Position may also include work in environmental planning and emergency planning. Excellent analytical, report writing, and communication abilities are essential. GIS, data visualization, and/or graphic design capabilities are desirable. Regional Planner position requires a Master’s degree in city or regional planning or related field and one year of planning experience (three years for Senior Planner), or a Bachelor’s degree in city or regional planning or related field and three years (five years for Senior Planner) of planning experience. Valid driver’s license and own transportation also required. EOE.

Compensation: Starting salary $42,000–$46,000 / $48,000–$55,000 depending on qualifications.

To Apply: Send resume to Executive Director, Council of Governments of the Central Naugatuck Valley, 49 Leavenworth Street, Suite 303, Waterbury, CT 06702. Email: lrizzo@cogcnv.org (Include Regional Planner Position or Senior Planner Position in the Subject).

Executive Director – Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments, Waterbury, CT

Post Date: 9/29/2014
Close Date: 10/24/2014

Summary: The Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments will represent 19 towns and cities with a population of 448,738, over 420 square miles with 2,965 miles of roads. The COG will also serve as the Regional Planning Commission and MPO (Metropolitan Planning Organization)

Description: The purposes of this position are to provide administrative guidance, direction and accountability for all COG operations The Executive Director is responsible for such administrative duties as: budget preparation, program planning, and implementation of COG policies, grant proposals and administration, preparation of regional documents, purchasing, risk management, human resources and supervision of staff.

Qualifications: The qualifications required would generally be acquired with a Master’s Degree in Public Administration, Planning/regional planning, Transportation, Urban/Community development or some closely related field and 10 years of progressively responsible experience in regional or municipal planning functions or organizations; experience must include responsible management, supervision, administrative and budget experience; municipal/regional government experience and grant experience preferred; or any equivalent combination of education, work experience and training that demonstrates the knowledge and ability to perform the duties.

Compensation: The salary for this position is negotiable depending on qualifications & experience Salary Range $95,000-$115,000 with employee benefits such as: health, define contribution plan, professional membership, etc.

To Apply: If you are interested in this position and want to be considered for this exciting opportunity to be on the ground floor of a new consolidated organization then email your cover letter and resume ASAP or by October 24, 2014 deadline to:

Ms. Randi Frank
Randi Frank Consulting, Inc.
7 Promontory Dr.
Wallingford, CT 06492
randi@randifrank.com
203-284-3707

Economic Development Consultant – NHCOG Region, CT

Post Date: 9/22/2014
Close Date: 10/23/2014

Summary: The consultant will provide shared economic development services to implement village center vitality initiatives in eight small Northwest Connecticut towns- Canaan, Cornwall, Goshen, Kent, North Canaan, Norfolk, Salisbury, and Sharon. Actions will be focused on supporting existing businesses, creating jobs, and filling vacant commercial spaces. All activities will be designed to increase economic activity in the region while retaining the small town historic main street character of these towns.

The “Shared Economic Development Services” project will be supported by $265,000 in funding from the State and town contributions. A portion of this funding is allocated for an economic development consultant for two years of full time work. Compensation will be based on the skills and experience of the consultant. The ideal candidate will grow this 2-year consultant position into a long term position.

Requirements: High energy, enthusiasm, and passion are a must for this position. Ideal candidates will have strong communication skills, the ability to think and act strategically, and a demonstrated ability to work with a wide variety of stakeholders.

To apply: For the complete job posting, and to apply, please contact: Jocelyn Ayer by phone: (860) 868-7341 or email. Resumes & cover letters should be submitted by October 23, 2014.

Town Planner – Town of Woodbury, CT

Post Date: 9/16/2014
Close Date: 10/3/2014

Summary: Works under the supervision of the First Selectman and adheres to the policies of the regulatory land-use agencies – Zoning Commission, Planning Commission, Inland Wetlands Agency, Historic District Commission, and Zoning Board of Appeals. Coordinates and administers the land use regulatory process; maintains necessary plans and mechanisms to guide the appropriate development of the Town; performs managerial duties related to staff and budget. Provides supervision and delegates work responsibilities to the Land Use Director, Enforcement Officer, and administrative staff.

Requirements: A post-graduate degree in planning, or closely related field, and three years of municipal, regional, or State planning experience or equivalent or an undergraduate degree in planning or closely related field and 8 years of experience. American Institute of Certified Planners certification is required. Competency with typical office computer software and experience with GIS software is required.

Salary: 35 Hours per week. Salary range between $55,000 to $60,000 based on experience.

To Apply: A detailed job description and job application can be found at www.woodburyct.org. Interested applicants should submit resume and job application no later than October 3, 2014 to:

Town of Woodbury
Attn: Sarah
281 Main Street South
Woodbury, CT 06798

Senior Planning & Zoning Official – Town of North Stonington, CT

Post Date: 9/3/2014
Close Date: 9/26/2014, 4:00 PM

Summary: The Town of North Stonington is seeking a highly motivated individual to perform a variety of planning functions for the Land Use Department while also serving as the town’s Zoning Enforcement Officer. Position is a unionized full time benefited position.

Duties: Reviewing and evaluating land use applications; investigating and resolving complaints and code violations and coordinating enforcement with legal staff as required; preparing notices of violation, cease and desist orders and other written correspondence to property owners regarding violations; preparing and presenting staff reports that may include comprehensive analysis and recommendations; assisting the Commission with the drafting or refinement of land use regulations and updates to the Plan of Conservation and Development; answering inquiries and assisting the public in matters relating to zoning and land use; and provide staff support to the Planning and Zoning Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals, and other Boards and Commissions as necessary to accomplish the stated goals in the comprehensive plan. For a complete job description please visit our website.

Requirements: 3-5 years experience. Candidate must posses excellent oral and written communication skills. Some knowledge of GIS desired. AICP certification preferred. CAZEO certification required within 2 years employment.

Education: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in planning (A Master’s Degree from a program accredited by the Planning Accreditation Board is highly desirable) plus two years of post-degree professional planning experience; or Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s Preferred) from an accredited college or university with a major in public administration, geography, or other related field plus three years of post-degree professional planning experience.

To Apply: Send resumes to the Selectman’s Office, 40 Main St., North Stonington, CT 06359 byt 9/26/2014 at 4:00 PM. The Town is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

ZEO/Inland Wetlands Enforcement Officer – Burlington, CT

Post Date: 8/8/2014
Close Date: Open until filled

Summary: The full time ZEO / Inland Wetland Enforcement Officer is responsible and accountable for the administration, operation, employee supervision, interpretation and enforcement of the Town’s zoning, inland wetlands and building regulations; provides staff support to the Planning and Zoning and Inland Wetlands & Watercourses and Conservation Commissions, as well as the Zoning Board of Appeals. This position is the primary contact for parties interested in commercial, industrial, multifamily and single family residential development projects. This position provides both informational and technical guidance through the regulatory permitting process. Coordinates with other Town departments, and advises the First Selectman on pertinent building and zoning information.

Duties:

  • Reviews all zoning and Inland Wetlands permit applications for compliance with the Town’s zoning and inland wetlands and watercourses regulations; issues administrative permits when necessary.
  • Conducts preliminary reviews for all applications for site plan approval, special permit, special exception or variance to ensure completeness.
  • Prepares and delivers reports to the Zoning and Inlands Wetlands & Watercourse Commissions on development applications.
  • Coordinates the preparation of legal and public notices, related to applications in complying with Connecticut statutes and regulations.
  • Reviews zoning and inland wetland permit applications for all buildings and site plans for compliance with the zoning and inland wetland regulations. Issues permits as appropriate. Conducts on-site field inspections of properties throughout the Town ensuring compliance.
  • Issues certificates of zoning compliance. Receives and investigates complaints of zoning violations, and issues violation notices as necessary. Follows-up to insure that violations are corrected.
  • Oversees and works with the Building Official in all areas of the Town building ordinances, and State building code requirements.
  • Plans, directs and supervises department employees; recruits, recommends hires, trains, disciplines staff; prepares work assignments and schedules.

Qualifications:

  • Associate degree in a related discipline preferred, High School or Vocational School Diploma/GED is required.
  • Connecticut Association of Zoning Enforcement Officials (CAZEO) Certification, or obtained within one year of employment required.
  • Connecticut DEEP Inland Wetland and Watercourses certification, or obtained within one year of employment required.
  • Certification from the American Institute of Certified Planners preferred.
  • At least three years of municipal land use administration experience is required
  • At least one year of previous supervisory experience is required.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals and groups, both professional and non-professional, co-workers, management personnel, the public and others.
  • Working knowledge of town zoning and inland wetlands regulations, state and building codes and statutes including wetland and coastal management regulations.
  • Connecticut Motor Vehicle Operator’s License required.

Salary: Up to $60,000 commensurate to qualifications.

To Apply: Employment applications may be obtained at Town Hall. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and application to: Town of Burlington, First Selectman’s Office, 200 Spielman Highway, Burlington, CT. 06013 Position Open Until Filled. This position is part of a collective bargaining unit that offers excellent retirement and health insurance benefits. Please contact the Town of Burlington’s First Selectman’s Office with any questions. EOE/M-F/AA.

Regional Mobility Manager – The Kennedy Center, Inc., Trumbull, CT

Post Date: 8/1/2014
Close Date: Until Filled

Summary: Provide outreach, information, education to people with disabilities, senior citizens, veterans, human service professionals and other populations in the Greater New Haven / Estuary Region.

• Create a variety of original materials/curriculum to educate and disseminate transportation related information to target populations and raise awareness of the Mobility Management project.

• Plan and conduct outreach events to target populations in the Greater New Haven area.

• Research all available transportation resources (public and private) that could be utilized by people with disabilities and/or senior citizens residing and/or working in the Greater New Haven area and compile these resources into an accessible guide available in print electronically.

• In collaboration with the Steering committee, develop a plan to distribute collected information to target populations.

Hours: 37.5 hours. Monday through Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. – flexibility required

Requirements:

• Bachelors Degree in Human Services, Rehabilitation, Psychology, Social Work or Transportation Planning or related field.

• Two years experience working with people with disabilities, veterans and/or senior citizens preferably in community education/outreach programs. Experience working with transportation providers preferred.

• Must have knowledge of social science research methods and statistics.

• Bi-lingual in Spanish strongly preferred.

• Valid Drivers License.

• You are required to be in possession of a car on site during your entire shift to transport yourself and/or consumers to community sites in all weather conditions and throughout all neighborhoods.

• Depending upon assignment, must be able to work in a variety of settings, weather conditions and locations.

• Must have knowledge of internet-based social media, web design, and electronic design and publishing software programs as well as Word and Excel.

To Apply: Please email a Letter of Interest and resume to hr@kennedyctr.org.

Strategic Transportation Planner/Practice Lead – Parsons Brinckerhoff, Glastonbury, CT

Post Date: 7/28/2014
Close Date: Until Filled

Summary: Parsons Brinckerhoff has an immediate need for a Strategic Transportation Planner/Practice Lead to serve our Connecticut area. We are looking for a dynamic, innovative and experienced transportation/urban planner to lead our growing integrated planning practice in Connecticut and manage transportation/urban planning projects in the area, contributing to the overall northeast region. The candidate will lead the team that will integrate technical disciplines to solve the complex infrastructure issues facing modern society. We need a candidate who will be a creative team player with strong communication skills, graphic capabilities, a keen understanding of the issues that affect the modern city, knowledge of sustainable infrastructure strategies and proven ability to manage public realm infrastructure and city planning projects.

Responsibilities:

• Function as the planning lead and offer guidance in the design of major infrastructure projects and supporting agency involvement, permitting and public participation activities.

• Manage large task assignments and small-scale projects for highway, rail and transit projects.

• Perform complex analyses and studies, oversee and review work of other staff and sub consultants.

• Manage tasks as part of project development, including plan and report production

• Interface with planning and design staff in support of a growing urban planning practice

• Provide overall direction, as well as participate in meeting and table facilitation as part of community workshops

• Be available and able to travel regionally (usually 2 to 3 day segments)

• Take the lead in building a transportation planning work program and team in cooperation with the Parsons Brinckerhoff Area Manger and Regional Manager for Planning, Environment and Traffic PET.

Required Skills:

• Ability to establish partnerships with internal and external project management, client representatives, government agencies, and other organizations.

• Positive attitude and people skills – a team player.

• Ability to manage staff to effectively implement projects on deadlines.

• Understanding of project budgets, administration, contracts and project management responsibilities.

• Ability to market the skills of the planning practice

• Ability to work in a corporate environment, communicating with a wide range of professional skill sets.

• Ability to manage multiple staff on multiple projects

• Working knowledge of NEPA, MEPA, CEPA and other New England environmental requirements.

• Working understanding of US Army Corps of Engineers Section 404/10 and other federal permits is preferred.

• Working knowledge of FHWA, FRA, FTA, FAA and local/regional agency’s transportation planning processes is strongly preferred.

• Working knowledge of GIS and ability to use GIS for analysis purposes is of interest

Education Required: Ten-fifteen years of relevant work experience in transportation planningand/or urban planning. Knowledge of all disciplines in the planning, environmental and traffic group. This position requires a Bachelor of Science Degree in Planning, Environmental or Social Science, Engineering or a related field. A Master’s degree and professional registration (e.g., AICP, CNU, ULI, AIA) preferred.

To Apply: Apply online referencing job #23644 here. No email submissions please.

Parsons Brinckerhoff is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the work place. EOE minorities/ Females/Protected Veteran/Disabled.

Zoning Enforcement Officer/ Assistant Town Planner (Part-Time) – Town of Wallingford

Post Date: 7/14/2014
Close Date: Until Filled

Summary: The Planning and Zoning Department of the Town of Wallingford seeks a Zoning Enforcement Officer/Assistant Town Planner, to assist in all activities of the Department (including, but not limited to, plan review, assistance to the public, drafting of Zoning/Subdivision/ other relevant Regulations, site visits, acting as staff to various Land Use Boards, etc.), with an emphasis on enforcement of the Wallingford Zoning Regulations and related matters. This position acts under the direction of the Town Planner, and also involves supervisory responsibilities within the Department as assigned. See the full job description for more details.

Hours: 19.5 hours per week (part-time)

Salary: starting at $30-$35/hour, depending on qualifications and experience

Applications for employment are available from the Wallingford Department of Personnel, Pensions, and Risk Management web page, or you may contact the Personnel Department directly at 203-294-2080. Applications/ resumes should be submitted to Wallingford Planning & Zoning, 45 South Main St. Wallingford, CT 06492. Please contact the Planning & Zoning Department at 203-294-2090 with any questions.

 

Out-of-State Employment

Community Planner – Frederick P. Clark Associates, Inc., Rye, NY

Post Date: 9/19/2014
Close Date: Open until filled

Summary: Frederick P. Clark Associates, a 64-year old, leading Westchester County consulting firm is seeking a Community Planner to work in a dynamic and enriching environment. The firm’s land use and environmental consulting work consists primarily of providing on-going services to its many long-standing client communities. These services include but are not limited to development application and EIS review; the drafting of comprehensive plans and zoning laws; the preparation of specialized regulations such as tree, steep slope and wetland preservation laws; the preparation of sophisticated residential bulk regulations; GIS projects, etc.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will have:
* A minimum of three to five years of experience as a professional planner.
* A Bachelor’s and/or Master’s Degree in land use planning, landscape architecture or a related field. Membership in the AICP is desirable.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and be computer literate.
* The flexibility to work independently and as part of a team.
* A car for fieldwork and out-of-office meetings.
* GIS, wetland delineation and/or design skills (desirable).

To Apply: Clark Associates offers competitive salaries, excellent benefits and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please submit your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to ajacobs@fpclark.com.

TWO Senior Planners – Rhode Island Statewide Planning Program – Providence, RI

Post Date: 8/8/2014
Close Date: Open until filled

Summary: The Rhode Island Statewide Planning Program is seeking TWO (2) highly motivated individuals to work with stakeholders on various planning issues involving local, state, and federal government agencies, community organizations, regional business interests, and the general public as Principle Planners within its TRANSPORTATION and DATA CENTER units. Click here for more information.

Senior Planner – Toole Design Group – Boston, MA

Post Date: 6/17/2014
Close Date: Open until filled

Summary: Toole Design Group is an exciting and growing consulting firm with a national reputation for excellence in multimodal transportation planning and design. We are currently hiring a Senior Planner for our Boston office location. Our work includes a wide variety of projects at the local, state and national level – including roadway, trail, bikeway and pedestrian facility planning, design and policy; expert consultation with local and state transportation agencies on non-motorized transportation issues, federal research, and a wide variety of master planning projects for the public and private sector. The ideal candidate will be a person with a strong commitment to sustainable transportation and who enjoys working with a skilled team of co-workers on projects throughout North America.

Responsibilities: The person hired for this position will independently manage company projects, oversee the work of multidisciplinary project teams, and serve as the “face” of the company at public meetings, meetings with clients, conferences and other venues. This person will have strong organizational skills, will be service-oriented, and will be able to understand and manage the needs and expectations of our diverse clients. Additional responsibilities will include marketing and mentoring of junior staff. This position will include occasional travel and has opportunity for advancement.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in urban planning, engineering, landscape architecture or a related program; a minimum of six years of experience, excellent written, oral and visual communication skills; experience with managing complex projects and providing excellent client service. A broad knowledge base in urban planning with a transportation focus is essential along with specific knowledge in bicycle and pedestrian planning. Prior experience with a consulting firm, business development experience, and AICP, RLA or P.E. certification are all a plus.

Salary & Benefits: Toole Design Group offers competitive salaries and benefits. The salary for this full-time position is dependent on qualifications. Our benefits package includes health insurance, life and disability insurance, paid time off, and a retirement plan that is matched by the company. We offer incentives to employees who use transit, walk or bicycle to work. Our office is located in downtown Boston, MA.

To Apply: If you would like to be considered as a potential candidate for this position, please send a letter stating your interest and qualifications, resume, a writing sample, and contact information for three references (in PDF format). The total size of all files should not exceed 9MB. Toole Design Group, LLC is an equal opportunity employer (EO/AA/VEV/Disabled employer) and encourages women and minorities to apply. Email responses to: HR@tooledesign.com (please indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line). No phone calls, please. Click here for full position listing.

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