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In-State Employment

Transportation Coordinator – Mansfield Downtown Partnership, Inc.
Post date: 5/10/2016
Close Date: Open until filled

Summary: The Mansfield Downtown Partnership, Inc. is looking to fill a Transportation Coordinator position. This position will perform professional-level work managing the Nash-Zimmer Transportation Center and a variety of transit programs. Sample duties include: planning, overseeing, and implementing transit related programs such as the bicycle commuting program and regional bus service; supervising and scheduling staff; managing facility needs; managing contracts for service; preparing and monitoring revenue and expenditure budgets; working with the Mansfield Public Library to promote and enhance the Library Express (located in the Nash-Zimmer Transportation Center); assisting with various Partnership Board and Committee assignments; and general administrative duties.

Qualifications: Candidates are required to have an associate’s degree in transportation, public administration, business administration, or a related field. Supervisory, transit related, and customer service experience are highly desirable.

Salary & Benefits: Position is 30 hrs/wk. Hiring rate is $18.74-$20.67 per hour. At this time there are no employee benefits provided for this position.

To Apply: Interested applicants must submit an employment application at www.mansfieldct.gov/jobapp and a letter of interest and resume detailing work, education, and training experiences to HR@mansfieldct.org. Position is open until filled. EOE/AA

Assistant Town Planner (2 positions available) – Enfield, CT
Post date: 5/5/2016
Close Date: Open until filled

Summary: Responsible position involving assisting the Director of Planning in the planning and Land Use functions of a Town of roughly 45,000. Enfield is a town with urban, suburban and rural characteristics.

Full job description available from Human Resources. Two positions available.

To Apply: Submit cover letter and resume to Enfield Human Resources  Jbaker@enfield.org. Questions to:

Roger J. O’Brien, PhD, AICP
Director of Planning
Robrien@enfield.org

Director of Planning & Zoning – Norwalk, CT
Post date: 4/13/2016
Close Date: Open until filled

Summary: Plans, organizes and directs the development of comprehensive planning in the functional areas of land use, economic growth and related municipal planning areas; and serves as principal technician and advisor to the Planning and Zoning Commission. For a full position description, click here.

Salary & Benefits: $130,363 – $154,076 per year. The City of Norwalk provides an outstanding benefits package including a Managed Health Care Program, Participation in 401A Retirement Account, Life Insurance, Dental Coverage, Deferred Compensation Plan, Vacation, Holiday and Sick Time.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in city, urban or regional planning or a closely related field and six years experience as an urban or regional planner with two years of supervisory experience. Must have a valid Driver’s License. Certification as a Planner by the American Institute of Certified Planners desirable.

To Apply: For more information, and to apply, visit the City’s website here.

Transportation/Regional Planner – METROCOG
Post date: 3/14/2016
Close date: Open until filled

Summary: The Connecticut Metropolitan Council of Governments (METROCOG), 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.

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.

Salary & Benefits: This is a full-time position, with benefits. Salary is commensurate with experience.

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

Brian Bidolli, Executive Director
Connecticut Metropolitan Council of Governments
1000 Lafayette Boulevard, Suite 925
Bridgeport, CT 06604
Email: info@ctmetro.org

Positions will remain opened until filled. METROCOG is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Out-of-State Employment

Principal Planner – South Kingstown, RI
Post date: 5/20/2016
Close date: Open until filled

Summary: The Town of South Kingstown, Rhode Island has a Principal Planner position available within the Town’s Planning Department.  Under the direction of the Planning Director, role of Principal Planner is a professional planning and technical position, and is responsible for providing administrative support, technical review, information, and recommendations, instrumental in the development and implementation of the Town’s planning policies and actions, including but not limited to regarding various land development projects proposed for construction in the Town.  The position also provides a staff supervisory role in the development of the Town’s Comprehensive Community Plan and related long range planning projects, including plans and programs for community sustainability.

Qualifications: To be considered, applicants must possess considerable knowledge of land use planning principles and practice; federal, state, and local land use planning and environmental law; and the ability to apply technical knowledge and exercise independent judgment in carrying out responsibilities according to general policy directives and specific legal requirements.  Applicants must also possess excellent interpersonal skills, verbal and written communication skills, as well as proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and GIS applications related to land use planning.

Required qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in community planning, urban affairs, natural resources science, or a related field; and a minimum of seven (7) years of experience; or a Master’s Degree in Community Planning (MCP) and three (3) years of experience (Master’s Degree preferred). Certification by the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) is also preferred.

Salary & Benefits: The salary for this 35-hour/week exempt SKMEA position is $70,843-$78,154 and includes a full benefit package.

To Apply: To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and application to: jobs@southkingstownri.com.  Applications and further information are available on our website at: www.southkingstownri.com.  Position open until filled.  Inquiries may be directed to: ssullivan@southkingstownri.com. EOE   M/F/V/H

Housing Specialist – ServiceNet, Northampton, MA
Post date: 5/13/2016
Close date: Open until filled

Summary: ServiceNet, an innovative mental health and human services non-profit organization in Northampton, MA is looking for a full-time Housing Specialist to work with our clients throughout the Pioneer Valley and the Berkshires in Western Massachusetts.

Home is where the heart is. As a Housing Specialist at ServiceNet, you will be our client’s advocate to shepherd them through the housing assistance process and help them find safe, comfortable and affordable housing arrangements where they can focus on living their best life possible. Your day-to-day tasks could include, monitoring our client’s housing eligibility, including processing certification and recertification requests for client eligibility for all applicable housing assistance programs. Serve as the liaison for our clients between housing organizations, the judicial system and landlords. Help them navigate the housing eligibility process and find appropriate housing options that comply with Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) program rules and regulations.

Our next housing specialist will be a creative, resourceful and enthusiastic individual who believes that everyone deserves a place “to call home.”  They are a Certified Occupancy Specialist, who is knowledgeable about tenant’s rights and responsibilities, and how to keep in compliance with HUD guidelines. They should be a detail oriented and organized record keeper who is able to process all housing assistance and government paperwork in a timely manner.

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor Degree or two years of related experience.
  • Certified Occupancy Specialist (COS)
  • Willingness to serve as a liaison with courts, housing organizations and landlords
  • Outstanding record keeping, budgeting, and mathematical skills; ability to produce required reports to federal, state and local government agencies and funding sources.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office with the skill to learn various in-house software programs.
  • Ability to connect with a diverse population of people.
  • Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record

Salary & Benefits: ServiceNet offers competitive compensation ($15.00-17.00/hour) with generous sick and vacation benefits, and opportunity for advancement. Full-time employees are eligible for comprehensive health insurance and dental plans, 403(B) retirement plan, disability benefits, paid life insurance, tuition assistance, and much more.

To Apply: Send completed application with resume and cover letter citing Search #225 in the subject line to jobs@servicenet.org.

ServiceNet is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We are proud to be a tobacco-free employer.

Senior Planner – Pawtucket, RI
Post date: 5/4/2016
Close date: Open until filled

Summary: Performs planning and grant management-related work under the direction of the Planning Director, Assistant Director, Project Engineer, and Community Development Program Manager. For a full job description, click here.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree plus three years’ experience, or Master’s Degree and one year experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Employee must have grant management experience including compliance and reporting requirements. Employee must also be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite. Experience with Geographic Information System (GIS) programs preferred. AICP preferred.

To Apply: Please fill out a City of Pawtucket Employment Application, which can be found at www.pawtucketri.com under job opportunities, and forward along with a cover letter, resume, a copy of certifications, and diplomas, to claird@pawtucketri.com.

Principal Planner, Transportation – Newark, NJ
Post date: 4/26/2016
Close date: 5/25/2016

Summary: The City of Newark, Division of Traffic and Signals seeks a Principal Transportation Planner to join a team of professional planners and engineers. Responsibilities may include but are not limited to; review, interprets and analyzes complex statistical and transportation systems data; coordinate transportation planning activities with other state and local planning efforts; conduct studies and surveys; prepare maps, charts and graphs; provide technical advice and consultation; review and analyze technical reports ; participate in meetings with government officials and other parties; serve as project manager transportation planning studies and design projects; serve as a liaison with the local MPO the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA); and apply complete streets principals to roadway and streetscape design projects with a focus on improving pedestrian and bicycle mobility and access.

Qualifications: 

  • Graduated from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree in urban planning or related field.
  • Master’s Degree in urban planning or a related field from an accredited university or college is preferred.
  • Three years of experience in a planning discipline, one year of which shall have involved transportation planning.
  • A Master’s degree in planning may be substituted for one year of the general non-supervisory experience.

Salary & Benefits: Salary will be commensurate with experience.

To Apply: To apply please submit a resume, cover letter and three references to Jack Nata, Manager, nataj@ci.newark.nj.us or by mail to Jack Nata, Manager, Division of Traffic and Signals, 255 Central Avenue, Newark, NJ 07103.

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